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And the period has arrived when in the opinion of your committee it is the sacred
duty of Congress to call forth the patriotism and resources of the country . By the
aid of these , and with the blessing of God , we confidently trust that we shall be ...
... be doubted that the Executive will seize all the advantages it may disclose . Is it
probable that the proposed advice will aid his exertions ? It can not be presumed
that he entertains any doubt concerning the opinion of the Senate with respect ...
The documents enumerated in the subjoined resolution may , in the opinion of
the committee , be published without public detriment . The committee , therefore
, submit the following resolution : Resolved , That the injunction of secrecy be ...
Upon a full investigation of these papers , with a view to the subject committed to
them , your committee are of opinion that it is but too notorious that numerous
infractions of the law prohibiting the importations of slaves into the United States
It is only by such an examination that a correct opinion can be formed as to the
right of the United States to employ such a power upon this occasion . All the
examples which history furnishes of new territory acquired by any nation in past
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pennylane78 - LibraryThing
With this being an election year, I'm drawn more than usual to history and events that shaped our nation. Having read this, I'm interested to read other farewell addresses. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PhilSyphe - LibraryThing
I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Read full review