Quodlibet: Containing Some Annals Thereof ...

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Lea & Blanchard, 1840 - 250 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 53 - ... as you do, for the most part, immediately from the people and the States by election, and possessing the fullest opportunity to know their sentiments, the present Congress will be sincerely solicitous to carry into full and fair effect the will of their constituents in regard to this institution. It will be for those in whose behalf we all act to decide whether the executive department of the Government, in the steps which it has taken on this subject, has been found in the line of its duty.
Σελίδα 33 - The deposits of public money will enable you to afford increased facilities to commerce, and to extend your accommodation to individuals ; and as the duties which are payable to the government arise from the business and enterprise of the merchants engaged in foreign trade, it is but reasonable that they should be preferred in the additional accommodation which the public deposits will enable your institution to give, whenever it can be done without injustice to the claims of other classes of the...
Σελίδα 49 - The chief magistrate of a great and powerful Nation should never indulge in party feelings. His conduct should be liberal and disinterested, always bearing in mind that he acts for the whole and not a part of the community.
Σελίδα 73 - ... purposes. It is gratifying to reflect, however, that the credit given by the Government, whether -to bank paper or bank agents, has been accompanied by smaller losses in the experience under the system of State banks in this country, at their worst periods and under their severest calamities, than any other kind of credit the Government has ever given in relation to its pecuniary transactions.
Σελίδα 33 - The deposits of the public money will enable you to afford increased facilities to commerce, and to extend your accommodation to individuals. And as the duties which are payable to the Government arise from the business and enterprise of the merchants engaged in foreign trade, it is but reasonable that they should be preferred in the additional accommodation which the public...
Σελίδα 49 - ... eradicate those feelings which, on former occasions, threw so many obstacles in the way of Government, and, perhaps, have the pleasure and honor of uniting a people heretofore politically divided. The Chief Magistrate of a great and powerful nation should never indulge in party feelings.
Σελίδα 71 - Treasury as it now is, or distributed among the people or the States. To retain it in the Treasury unemployed in any way, is impracticable. It is, besides, against the genius of our free institutions to lock up in vaults the treasure of the Nation.
Σελίδα 49 - Now is the time to exterminate that monster called party spirit. By selecting characters most conspicuous for their probity, virtue, capacity, and firmness, without any regard to party, you will go far to, if not entirely, eradicate those feelings which, on former occasions, threw so many obstacles in the way of government ; and perhaps have the pleasure and honor of uniting a people heretofore politically divided.
Σελίδα 33 - In selecting your institution as one of the fiscal agents of the Government, I not only rely on its solidity and established character, as affording a sufficient...
Σελίδα 73 - ... stopped payment, from the establishment of the constitution to the present moment, a sum much beyond what is now due to the United States from one mercantile firm, that stopped payment in 1825 or 1826, and of whom ample security was required, and supposed to be taken under the responsibility of an oath.

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