James G. Blaine on the Money Question and Other Psychic Articles

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Page 59 - And the United States also solemnly pledges its faith to make provision at the earliest practicable period for the redemption of the United States notes in coin.
Page 59 - ... it is hereby provided and declared that the faith of the United States is solemnly pledged to the payment in coin or its equivalent of all the obligations of the United States not bearing interest, known as United States notes, and of all the interest-bearing obligations of the United States, except in cases where the law authorizing the issue of any such obligation has expressly provided that the same may be paid in lawful money or other currency than gold or silver.
Page 60 - States of the description hereinafter mentioned, authorized to be issued under the act entitled, 'An act to provide for the resumption of specie payments,
Page 32 - Spiritualism' I have had the opportunity of examining into for myself, was as gross an imposture as ever came under my notice. But supposing the phenomena to be genuine — they do not interest me. If anybody would endow me with the faculty of listening to the chatter of old women and curates in the nearest cathedral town, I should decline the privilege, having better things to do. And if the folk in the spiritual world do not talk more wisely and sensibly than their friends report them to do, I...
Page 48 - So every spirit, as it is most pure, And hath in it the more of heavenly light, So it the fairer body doth procure To habit in, and it more fairly dight, With cheerful grace and amiable sight. For, of the soul, the body form doth take, For soul is form, and doth the body make.
Page 60 - ... be exempt from the payment of all taxes or duties of the United States, as •well as from taxation in any form by or under State, municipal...
Page 60 - States (section 3700) that the Secretary of the Treasury may purchase coin with any of the bonds or notes of the United States authorized by law, at such rates and upon such terms as he may deem most advantageous to the public...
Page 21 - For the things that are seen are Temporal; but the things that are not seen are Eternal.
Page 59 - ... by virtue of which such obligations have been contracted, it is hereby provided and declared that the faith of the United States...
Page 59 - States not bearing interest, known as United States notes, and of all the interest-bearing obligations of the United States, except in cases where the law authorizing the issue of any such obligation has expressly provided that the same may be paid in lawful money or other currency than gold and silver. But none of said interestbearing obligations not already due shall be redeemed or paid before maturity unless at such time United States notes shall be 540 VIRGINIA, MISSISSIPPI, AND TEXAS convertible...

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