A Compilation Of The Messages And Papers Of The Presidents, 1789-1897 (volume 7); 1869-1881 by United States. PresidentA Compilation Of The Messages And Papers Of The Presidents, 1789-1897 (volume 7); 1869-1881 by United States. President

A Compilation Of The Messages And Papers Of The Presidents, 1789-1897 (volume 7); 1869-1881

byUnited States. President

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897. Excerpt: ... If it is the desire of Congress to make the census which must be taken during the year 1870 more complete and perfect than heretofore, I would suggest early action upon any plan that may be agreed upon. As Congress at the last session appointed a committee to take into consideration such measures as might be deemed proper in reference to the census and report a plan, I desist from saying more. I recommend to your favorable consideration the claims of the Agricultural Bureau for liberal apppropriations. In a country so diversified in climate and soil as ours, and with a population so largely dependent upon agriculture, the benefits that can be conferred by properly fostering this Bureau are incalculable. I desire respectfully to call the attention of Congress to the inadequate salaries of a number of the most important offices of the Government. In this message I will not enumerate them, but will specify only the justices of the Supreme Court. No change has been made in their salaries for fifteen years. Within that time the labors of the court have largely increased and the expenses of living have at least doubled. During the same time Congress has twice found it necessary to increase largely the compensation of its own members, and the duty which it owes to another department of the Government deserves, and will undoubtedly receive, its due consideration. There are many subjects not alluded to in this message which might with propriety be introduced, but I abstain, believing that your patriotism and statesmanship will suggest the topics and the legislation most conducive to the interests of the whole people. On my part I promise a rigid adherence to the laws and their strict enforcement. U. S. GRANT. SPECIAL MESSAGES. Wash1ngton, December 6, 1869. To the ...
Title:A Compilation Of The Messages And Papers Of The Presidents, 1789-1897 (volume 7); 1869-1881Format:PaperbackDimensions:306 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.64 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217149812

ISBN - 13:9780217149815

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