A Builder of the New South: Being the Story of the Life Work of Daniel Augustus Tompkins

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Doubleday, Page, 1920 - Cotton manufacture - 401 pages
 

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Page 320 - And he gathered up all the food of the seven years, which were in the land of Egypt, and laid up the food in the cities: the food of the field, which was round about every city, laid he up in the same.
Page 320 - Pharaoh, and went throughout all the land of Egypt. And in the seven plenteous years the earth brought forth by handfuls. And he gathered up all the food of the seven years, which were in the land of Egypt, and laid up the food in the cities : the food of the field, which was round about every city, laid he up in the same. And Joseph gathered corn as the sand of the sea, very much, until he left numbering ; for it was without number. And unto Joseph were born two sons before the years of famine came,...
Page 321 - And the famine was over all the face of the earth : and Joseph opened all the storehouses, and sold unto the Egyptians ; and the famine was sore in the land of Egypt. And all countries came into Egypt to Joseph for to buy corn ; because the famine was sore in all the earth.
Page 74 - They buried him in the midst of a marble quarry: they cut through solid marble to make his grave; and yet a little tombstone they put above him was from Vermont. They buried him in the heart of a pine forest, and yet the pine coffin was imported from Cincinnati. They buried him within touch of an iron mine, and yet the nails in his coffin and the iron in the shovel that dug his grave were imported from Pittsburgh.
Page 74 - ... they put above him was from Vermont. They buried him in the heart of a pine forest, and yet the pine coffin was imported from Cincinnati: they buried him within touch of an iron mine, and yet the nails in his coffin and the iron in the shovel that dug his grave were imported from Pittsburgh. They buried him by the side of the best sheep-grazing country on the earth, and yet the wool in the coffin bands and the coffin bands themselves were brought from the North. The South didn't furnish a thing...
Page 21 - Free States. Their love of home; their chivalrous respect for woman; their courage; their delicate sense of honor; their constancy, which can abide by an opinion or a purpose or an interest of their States through adversity and through prosperity, through the years and through the generations, are things by which the people of the more mercurial North may take a lesson. And there is another thing— covetousness, corruption, the low temptation of money has not yet found any place in our Southern...
Page 178 - As late as 1810 the manufactured products of Virginia, the Carolinas and Georgia exceeded in value those of the entire New England states.
Page 258 - CLARKE, Chairman. JOHN M. FARQUHAR. BOIES PENROSE. EUGENE D. CONGER. THOMAS R. BARD. THOS. W. PHILLIPS. JNO. C. BELL. JL KENNEDY. THEO. OTJEN. CHAS. H. LITCHMAN. WM. LORIMER. *DA TOMPKINS. ANDREW L. HARRIS. * We regard recommendation No. 1 as too new and not sufficiently tried in practice for unqualified recommendation under all conditions. We dissent from any proposition to tax, as income, book profits of individuals, firms, or corporations, except such as may be retired from business, divided or...
Page 75 - ... from the North. The South didn't furnish a thing on earth for that funeral but the corpse and the hole in the ground. There they put him away and the clods rattled down on his coffin, and they buried him in a New York coat and a Boston pair of shoes and a pair of breeches from Chicago and a shirt from Cincinnati, leaving him nothing to carry into the next world with him to remind him of the country in which he lived, and for which he fought for four years, but the chill of blood in his veins...
Page 328 - Is to establish a form of warehouse receipt for cotton, grain, wool, tobacco and flaxseed, which will make these receipts easily and widely negotiable as delivery orders or as collateral for loans and therefore of definite assistance In financing crops. This purpose the act...

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