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Sunset Club, 1899
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Page 155 - It cannot be admitted that the King of Spain could, by treaty or otherwise, impart to the United States any of his royal prerogatives ; and much less can it he admitted that they have capacity to receive or power to exercise them. Every nation acquiring territory, by treaty or otherwise, must hold it subject to the Constitution and laws of its own government, and not according to those of the government ceding it.
Page 112 - ... the established policy of the United States to maintain the two metals on a parity with each other upon the present legal ratio, or such ratio as may be provided by law.
Page 120 - ... equally apparent, and, if possible, more objectionable. By a curtailment of its accommodations more rapid than any emergency requires, and even while it retains specie to an almost unprecedented amount in its vaults, it is attempting to produce great embarrassment in one portion of the community, while through presses known to have been sustained by its money it attempts by unfounded alarms to create a panic in all.
Page 120 - At this time the efforts of the bank to control public opinion, through the distresses of some and the fears of others, are equally apparent, and, if possible, more objectionable. By a curtailment of its accommodations more rapid than any emergency requires, and even while it retains specie to an almost unprecedented amount in its vaults...
Page 109 - That any holder of the coin authorized by this act may deposit the same with the treasurer or any assistant treasurer of the United States...
Page 117 - Our unfortunate financial plight is not the result of untoward events nor of conditions related to our natural resources, nor is it traceable to any of the afflictions which frequently check national growth and prosperity. With plenteous crops, with abundant promise of remunerative production and manufacture, with unusual invitation to safe investment, and with satisfactory assurance to business enterprise, suddenly financial distrust and fear have sprung up on every side.
Page 88 - Till the war drum throbs no longer and the battle flags are furled In the Parliament of man, the federation of the world.
Page 109 - The coin and bullion deposited for or representing the certificates of deposit shall be retained in the Treasury for the payment of the same on demand.
Page 158 - I give you the United States — bounded on the north by the aurora borealis, on the south by the precession of the equinoxes, on the east by the primeval chaos, and on the west by the day of judgment.
Page 152 - Amendment which provides that "all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.

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