History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850, Том 8

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Сторінка 355 - ... the established policy of the United States to maintain the two metals on a parity with each other upon the present legal ratio, or such ratio as may be provided by law.
Сторінка 447 - When such report is made and accepted it will, in my opinion, be the duty of the United States to resist, by every means in its power, as a willful aggression upon its rights and interests, the appropriation by Great Britain of any lands or the exercise of governmental jurisdiction over any territory which, after investigation, we have determined of right belongs to Venezuela.
Сторінка 447 - In making these recommendations I am fully alive to the responsibility incurred, and keenly realize all the consequences that may follow.
Сторінка 315 - I have found that man one mass of bruises from the top of his head to the soles of his feet, and I have seen him succumb in six days, and I attribute it to this treatment.
Сторінка 13 - No officer should be required or permitted to take part in the management of political organizations, caucuses, conventions, or election campaigns.
Сторінка 293 - State authorities determining what electors have been appointed, as mentioned in section two of this act, is the lawful tribunal of such State, the votes regularly given of those electors, and those only, of such State shall be counted whose title as electors the two Houses, acting separately, shall concurrently decide is supported by the decision of such State so authorized by its laws...
Сторінка 189 - That for ways that are- dark, And for tricks that are vain, The heathen Chinee is peculiar — Which the same I am free to maintain.
Сторінка 450 - I express to you my sincere congratulations that, without appealing to the help of friendly powers, you and your people have succeeded in repelling with your own forces the armed bands which had broken into your country and in maintaining the independence of your country
Сторінка 164 - Such examinations shall be practical in their character, and so far as may be shall relate to those matters which will fairly test the relative capacity and fitness of the persons examined to discharge the duties of the service into which they seek to be appointed.

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