An Outline of the Public Life and Services of Thomas F. Bayard: Senator of the United States from the State of Delaware, 1869-1880. With Extracts from His Speeches and the Debates of Congress

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D. Appleton, 1880 - Delaware - 303 pages
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Page 130 - ... and such notes herein authorized shall be receivable in payment of all taxes, internal duties, excises, debts, and demands of every kind due to the United States, except duties on imports, and of all claims and demands against the United States of every kind whatsoever, except for interest upon bonds and notes, which shall be paid in coin, and shall also be lawful money and a legal tender in payment of all debts, public and private, within the United States, except duties on imports and interest...
Page 123 - And when any of said notes may be redeemed or be received into the treasury under any law from any source whatever and shall belong to the United States, they shall not be retired, cancelled or destroyed, but they shall be reissued and paid out again and kept In circulation...
Page 107 - ... the faith of the United States is solemnly pledged to the payment in coin or its equivalent of all the obligations of the Un1ted States not bearing interest, known as United States notes, and of all the interest-bearing obligations of the United States...
Page 131 - First. To the payment in coin of the interest on the bonds and notes of the United States. Second. To the purchase or payment of one per centum of the entire debt of the United States...
Page 25 - Come wealth or want, come good or ill, Let young and old accept their part, And bow before the Awful Will, And bear it with an honest heart, Who misses or who wins the prize. — Go, lose or conquer as you can ; But if you fail, or if you rise, Be each, pray God, a gentleman.
Page 93 - Such being the separate and independent condition of the States in our complex system, as recognized by the Constitution, and the existence of which is so indispensable, that, without them, the general government itself would disappear from the family of nations...
Page 131 - July, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, which is to be set apart as a sinking fund, and the interest of which shall in like manner be applied to the purchase or payment of the public debt as the Secretary of the Treasury shall from time to time direct.
Page 206 - ... the memory of him who was ' first in war, first in peace,' and still remains, if the truth be told, ' first in the hearts of his countrymen.

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