Congressional Serial Set (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1904 - United States
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Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
  

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Listening to this memoir by Gore Vidal, I had the feeling I was spending the afternoon with an elderly man listening to his stories. A few years ago I had read a biography of General Robert Olds who ... Read full review

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interesting. before I listened to the book, I didn't know much about him. odious is the first word that comes to mind esp. after hearing the book read by the author himself. still...the book was worth reading if only for filling in some gaps and getting different perspective Read full review

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Page 15 - Secretary of State of the United States, have hereunto subscribed my name and caused the seal of the Department of State to be affixed. Done at the City of Washington this Seventeenth day of September, AD 1866, and of the Independence of the United States of America the Ninety first.
Page 14 - to promote, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge," thus developing an enlightened public opinion, and affording to young and old such advantages as shall develop in them the largest capacity for performing the duties of American citizens; to cherish, maintain, and extend the institutions of American freedom; to foster true patriotism and love of country; and to aid in securing for mankind all the blessings of liberty.
Page 14 - Washington), and their associates and successors, are hereby created a body corporate and politic, in the District of Columbia...
Page 340 - AMENDMENTS This Constitution may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the members present at any regular meeting of the...
Page 331 - Any woman may be eligible for membership who is of the age of eighteen years, and who is descended from an ancestor who, "with unfailing loyalty, rendered material aid to the cause of independence as a recognized patriot, as soldier or sailor, or as a civil officer in one of the several Colonies or States, or of the United Colonies or States," provided that the applicant shall be acceptable to the Society.
Page 30 - Any woman is eligible for membership in the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution who is not less than eighteen years of age, and who is descended from a man or woman who, with unfailing loyalty to the cause of American Independence, served as a sailor, or as a soldier or civil officer in one of the several colonies or states, or in the United Colonies or States, or as a recognized patriot, or rendered material aid thereto, provided the applicant is personally acceptable to...
Page 29 - To carry out the injunction of Washington in his Farewell Address to the American people, "to promote, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge...
Page 15 - Institution are authorized to permit said national society to deposit its collections, manuscripts, books, pamphlets, and other material for history in the Smithsonian Institution or in the Report of Daughters of the American Revolution. 13 National Museum, at their discretion, upon such conditions and under such rules as they shall prescribe.
Page 43 - AMENDMENTS. SECTION 1. These By-Laws may be altered or amended at any meeting of the Association, but only by a vote of two-thirds of those present at said meeting, and provided that ten days...
Page 56 - There is a wholesome theory that "A people which has no pride in the achievements of remote ancestry will never achieve anything worthy to be remembered by remote descendants." Our work accords with this sentiment, by its preservation of traditions of our country, the spirit of its founders. May it ever hold to its lofty ideals of liberty, justice, and humanity.

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