89th Anniversary of the National Independence, July 4, 1865, at Dover, N.H.: Full Report of the Celebration, Including Preliminary Incidents, Procession, Engine Trial, Fireworks, Decorations, &c. Also Oration by Hon. James W. Patterson, of Hanover, N.H.

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B.Barnes, Jr., Publisher, 1865 - Dover (N.H.) - 36 pages
 

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Page 17 - My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord, neither be weary of His correction: for whom the Lord loveth He correcteth, even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
Page 30 - I have always been afraid of one thing only, that you would be too gentle. I should be sorry to see any life taken after the war is over (except those of the assassins), or any evil inflicted in mere vengeance ; but one thing I hope will be considered absolutely necessary, to break altogether the power of the slaveholding caste. Unless this is done, the abolition of slavery will be merely nominal. If an aristocracy of ex-slaveholders remain masters of the State legislatures...
Page 30 - ... nominal. If an aristocracy of ex-slaveholders remain masters of the State legislatures they will be able effectually to nullify a great part of the result which has been so dearly bought by the blood of the Free States. They and their dependents must be effectually outnumbered at the polling-places, which can only be effected by the concession of full equality of political rights to negroes and by a large immigration of 18 settlers from the North, both of them being made hide- ~ pendent by the...
Page 30 - I hope will be / considered absolutely necessary, to break altogether the f power of the slaveholding caste. Unless this is done, the \ abolition of slavery will be merely nominal. If an aris\tocracy of ex-slaveholders remain masters of the State legislatures they will be able effectually to nullify a great part of the result which has been so dearly bought by the blood I of the Free States.
Page 27 - ... pestilence that walketh in darkness, and the destruction that waste th at noon-day...
Page 14 - ... not a witness to their toils. Neither the perseverance of Holland, nor the activity of France, nor the dexterous and firm sagacity of English enterprise, ever carried this most perilous mode of hardy industry to the extent to which it has been pushed by this recent people, a people who are still, as it were, but in the gristle, and not hardened into the bone of manhood.
Page 2 - Government on the 4th inst., and that he be requested to furnish a- copy for publication.
Page 29 - ... for the purpose of creating a national currency. An attempt to show that such a currency is needed by the country and always has been needed, that it is both the duty and the right of the government to furnish it, and that, until the present time, this duty has never been adequately performed, may, perhaps, not be considered inappropriate. Power over the currency is granted to the government by the Constitution in these words: " Congress shall have power to coin money, and regulate the value...

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