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" It was the purpose of the Convention to establish a currency consisting of the precious metals." Daniel Webster said in a speech quoted by George Bancroft in his recent "Plea for the Constitution, etc.," "There can be no legal tender in this country... "
Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science - Page 372
by American Association for the Advancement of Science - 1889
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Speeches of the Hon. Henry Clay, of the Congress of the United States

Henry Clay - United States - 1842 - 504 pages
...whole context of the constitution, as •well as the history of the times that gave birth to it, that it was the purpose of the convention to establish a currency consisting of the precious metals. These, from their peculiar properties, which rendered them the standard of value in all other countries,...
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The life and speeches of the Hon. Henry Clay ...

Henry Clay - United States - 1843
...whole context of the constitution, as well as the history of the times that gave birth to it, that it was the purpose of the convention to establish a currency consisting of the precious metals; imputes variableness and a liability to inordinate contraction and expansion to the existing paper...
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The Life and Speeches of Henry Clay ...

Henry Clay - Campaign literature - 1843
...the whole context oflhe constitution, as well as the history of the times that gave birth to it, that it was the purpose of the convention to establish a currency consisting of the precious metals. Theer, from their peculiar properties, which rendered them the standard of value in all other countries,...
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The Life and Speeches of Henry Clay ...

Henry Clay - Campaign literature - 1843
...whole context of the constitution, as well as the history of the times that gave birth to it, that it was the purpose of the convention to establish a currency consisting of the precious metals. Thes?, from their peculiar properties,'which rendered them the standard of value in all other countries,...
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The Life and Speeches of Henry Clay, Volumes 1-2

Henry Clay - Campaign literature - 1843
...whole, context of the constitution, as well as the history of the times that gave birth to it, that it was the purpose of the convention to establish a currency consisting of the precious metals ; imputes .variableness and a liability to inordinate contraction and expansion to the existing paper...
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The life and times of Henry Clay, Volume 2

Calvin Colton - Statesmen - 1846
...whole context of the constitution, as well as the history of the times that gave birth to it, that it was the purpose of the convention to establish a currency consisting of the precious metals ; imputes variableness and a liability to inordinate contraction and expansion to the existing paper...
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The addresses and messages of the presidents of the United States ..., Volume 2

United States. President - United States - 1846
...whole context of the constitution, as well as the history of the times which gave birth to it, that it was the purpose of the convention to establish a currency consisting of the precious metals. These, from their peculiar properties, which rendered them the standard of value in all other countries,...
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The Life and Times of Henry Clay, Volume 2

Calvin Colton - Statesmen - 1846
...whole context of the constitution, as well as the history of the times that gave birth to it, that it was the purpose of the convention to establish a currency consisting of the precious metals ; imputes variableness and a liability to inordinate contraction and expansion to the existing paper...
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The addresses and messages of the presidents of the United States ..., Volume 2

United States. President - United States - 1846
...whole context of the constitution, as well as the history of the times which gave birth to it, that it was the purpose of the convention to establish a currency consisting of the precious metals. These, from their peculiar properties, which rendered them the standard of value in all other countries,...
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The Works of Daniel Webster ...: Speeches in Congress

Daniel Webster, Edward Everett - United States - 1851
...undoubtedly, nothing is included but gold and silver. Most unquestionably there is no legal tender, and there can be no legal tender, in this country, under the authority of this government or any other, but gold and silver, either the coinage of our own mints, or foreign...
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