The presidential election of 1880 (Google eBook)

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University of Wisconsin--Madison, 1917 - 200 pages
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Page 79 - Indiana was really, I suppose, a Democratic State. It had been put down on the books always as a State that might be carried by close and perfect organization and a great deal of — (laughter). I see the reporters are present, therefore I will simply say that everybody showed a great deal of interest in the occasion and distributed tracts and political documents all through the State.
Page 30 - Territory, or the District of Columbia shall be divided, the Chairman shall announce the number of votes cast for any candidate, or for or against any proposition...
Page 44 - Home rule; honest money, consisting of gold and silver, and paper convertible into coin on demand; the strict maintenance of the public faith, State and National, and a tariff for revenue only.
Page 29 - Resolved, As the sense of this Convention, that every member of it is bound in honor to support its nominee, whoever that nominee may be ; and that no man should hold a seat here who is not ready to so agree.
Page 88 - We have a treaty with the Chinese Government which should be religiously kept until its provisions are abrogated by the action of the General Government, and I am not prepared to say that it should be abrogated until our great manufacturing and corporate interests are conserved in the matter of labor. Very truly yours, JA GARFIELD. HL MOREY, Employers...
Page 37 - Whenever the vote of Ohio will be likely to assure the nomination of Garfield, I appeal to every delegate to vote for him. Let Ohio be solid. Make the same appeal in my name to every delegate. "JOHN SHERMAN.
Page 32 - To this end it demands the co-operation of the legislative with the executive department of the government, and that Congress shall so legislate that fitness, ascertained by proper practical tests, shall admit to the public service; and that the power of removal for cause, with due responsibility for the good conduct of subordinates, shall accompany the power of appointment.
Page 30 - Chairman shall announce the number of votes cast for any candidate, or for or against any proposition ; but if exception is taken by any delegate to the correctness of such announcement by the Chairman of his delegation, the President of the Convention shall direct the roll of members of such delegation to be called, and the result shall be recorded in accordance with the votes individually given.
Page 3 - I shall not gratify my enemies by declining what has not been offered. I am not a candidate for anything, and if the Chicago Convention nominates a candidate who can be elected, it will gratify me, and the gratification will be greater if it should be some one other than myself. . . . Blaine I would like to see elected, but I fear the party could not elect him.
Page 32 - To the victors belong the spoils." After we have won the race, as we will, •we will give those who are entitled to positions office. What are we up here for? I mean that members of the Republican party are entitled to office, and if we are victorious we will have office.

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