Quotation by Benjamin Harrison

The recent attempt to secure a charter from the State of North Dakota for a lottery company, the pending effort to obtain from the State of Louisiana a renewal of the charter of the Louisiana State Lottery, and the establishment of one or more lottery companies at Mexican towns near our border, have served the good purpose of calling public attention to an evil of vast proportions.
Benjamin Harrison (1833–1901), U.S. president. Special Message to Congress, July 29, 1890. Public Papers and Addresses of Benjamin Harrison, Twenty-Third President of the United States, p. 165, Government Printing Office (1893).
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