Henry Harrison Bingham (late a Representative from Pennsylvania): Memorial Addresses Delivered in the House of Representatives and the Senate of the United States, Sixty-second Congress. Proceedings in the House, May 19, 1912. Proceedings in the Senate, February 27, 1913

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913 - 52 pages
 

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Page 49 - And so beside the Silent Sea, I wait the muffled oar; No harm from Him can come to me On ocean or on shore. I know not where His islands lift Their fronded palms in air; I only know I cannot drift Beyond His love and care.
Page 39 - Resolved, That as a mark of respect to the memory of the deceased the business of the Senate be now suspended to enable his associates to pay proper tribute to his high character and distinguished public services.
Page 36 - Resolved, That the Secretary communicate these resolutions to the House of Representatives and transmit a copy thereof to the family of the deceased. The Vice President appointed as the committee on the part of the Senate, under the second resolution, Mr.
Page 35 - House be authorized and directed to take such steps as may be necessary for carrying out the provision of these resolutions and that the necessary expenses In connection therewith be paid out of the contingent fund of the House. Resolved, That the Clerk communicate these resolutions to the Senate and transmit a copy thereof to the family of the deceased.
Page 36 - Resolved, That as a particular mark of respect to the memory of the deceased and in recognition of his distinguished public career, the House, at the conclusion of these exercises, shall stand adjourned. Resolved, That the Clerk communicate these resolutions to the Senate. Resolved, That the Clerk send a copy of these resolutions to the family of the deceased.
Page 44 - Gettysburg;" lieutenant colonel of volunteers April 9, 1865, " for highly meritorious service during the recent campaign terminating with the surrender of the insurgent army under Gen. Robert E. Lee...
Page 39 - Res. 425) were read, considered by unanimous consent, and unanimously agreed to, as follows : Resolved, That the Senate has heard with profound sorrow the announcement of the death of the Hon.
Page 6 - Clerk will report the remainder of the resolution. The Clerk read as follows: Resolved, That as a further mark of respect to the memory of the deceased the House do now adjourn. The resolution was agreed to. Accordingly (at 12 o'clock and 58 minutes pm) the House adjourned until tomorrow, Wednesday, May 2, 1956, at 12 o'clock noon.
Page 6 - Members of the House, with such Members of the Senate as may be joined, be appointed to attend the funeral. Resolved, That the Sergeant at Arms of the House be authorized and directed to take such steps as may be necessary for carrying out the provisions of these resolutions and that the necessary expense in connection therewith be paid out of the contingent fund of the House.
Page 7 - O visions blest ! Though worthless our conceptions all of Thee, Yet shall Thy shadowed image fill our breast, And waft its homage to Thy Deity. God ! thus alone my lowly thoughts can soar ; Thus seek Thy presence — Being wise and good! Midst Thy vast works admire, obey, adore ; And when the tongue is eloquent no more, The soul shall speak in tears of gratitude.

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