Men of Mark in America: Ideals of American Life Told in Biographies of Eminent Living Americans, Volume 2

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Merrill Edwards Gates
Men of Mark Publishing Company, 1906 - United States

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Page 203 - On the Secular Variations, and Mutual Relations of the Orbits of the Asteroids...
Page 335 - That the United States hereby disclaims any disposition or intention to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction, or control over said island except for the pacification thereof, and asserts its determination, when that is accomplished, to leave the government and control of the island to its people.
Page 331 - The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution. An Historical Treatise in which is drawn out, by the Light of the most recent Researches, the gradual Development of the English Constitutional System, and the Growth out of that System of the Federal Republic of the United States.
Page 429 - for gallant and meritorious services during the campaign terminating with the surrender of the insurgent army under General RE Lee...
Page 36 - He was admitted to the bar, and commenced the practice of law in 1811, and soon attained eminence in his profession.
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Page 187 - England; or that on the evening of the day on which he was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States he gave a lecture in Washington on "The Curriculum of the Prophets in Ancient Israel.
Page 83 - John A. Kasson, who represented our government in it with such zeal and ability as to command the thanks and warm approval of his associates. I do not doubt that important and lasting advantages are to flow from this conference, due in a great degree to his assiduity, practical ability, and earnestness in the cause of progress."21 The Postmaster General was so gratified at Kasson 's success "in obtaining favorable action on most of the postal reform desired...

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