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The most noticeable weakness of Congressmen is their timidity. They fear the use to be made of their "record." They are afraid of ...
My desire is that your office [the New York Customhouse] shall be conducted on strictly business principles.... In making appointm ...
Peace does not appear so distant as it did. I hope it will come soon, and come to stay; and so come as to be worth the keeping in ...
Nor must Uncle Sam's Web-feet be forgotten. At all the watery margins they have been present. Not only on the deep sea, the broad ...
The signs look better. The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea. Thanks to the great North-West for it. Nor yet wholly t ...
Still let us not be over-sanguine of a speedy final triumph. Let us be quite sober. Let us diligently apply the means, never doubt ...
Thanks to all. For the great republic--for the principle it lives by, and keeps alive--for man's vast future,--thanks to all.
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