Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, Volume 5

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The Society, 1902 - Washington (D.C.)
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Page 111 - My hold of the colonies is in the close affection which grows from common names, from kindred blood, from similar privileges, and equal protection. These are ties which, though light as air, are as strong as links of iron.
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