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Page 264 - He received a good elementary education in the schools of his native state, and took up the study of law. He was admitted to the bar, and entered upon the practice of his profession in Ohio, where he remained until 1855.
Page 183 - In 1846 he was elected a member of the convention which framed the Constitution under which Iowa became a State. He was the same year chosen a member of the House of the First General Assembly and helped to frame the first laws for the government of the new State.
Page 148 - That the normal condition of all the territory of the United States is that of Freedom...
Page 275 - He was reared on a farm and received his education in the...
Page 136 - In 1866 he was elected one of the vice-presidents of the American Medical Association and was its delegate to the British Association for the Promotion of Science, the Provincial Medical Association of Great Britain and the American Medical Society of Paris.
Page 136 - In recognition his efforts in this direction he was elected one of the vice-presidents of the American Medical Association during its meeting at Atlantic City last June. In nearly every city or larger town one or more physicians hold elective office.
Page 70 - You are, doubtless, uninformed how disproportionate the amount to be paid is to the work contracted for. I need not expatiate upon the sincerity of my course, when you reflect upon the fact that I have resigned the best position in my profession this country has ever offered to any man.
Page 254 - Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.