Reminiscences Of Public Men (volume 2); With Speeches And Addresses

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byBenjamin Franklin Perry

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1889. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... LETTERS. [These letters acknowledging the receipt of the Tribute (lately published) are worthy of publication. They are invaluable to the wife. Words cannot express her appreciation of them.] United States Courts For South Carolina. Greenville, S. C, February 4. 1889. Mrs. B. F. Perry, City. My Dear Madam: You have given me great pleasure in your gift of The Tribute to Governor Perry, December 3,1888.' The older I grow the more able I am to a ppreciate the character and ability of Governor Perry, and to understand how he achieved his high reputation. His firm adherence to principle; his thorough knowledge of the fundamental doctrines which underlie American liberty; the splendid courage which illustrated his whole political and social life; a life passed in the full blaze of a fierce dissension, yet without a stain, make him a marked feature in the history of our State. Your touching devotion to him preservesfor posterity the story of his life and the fruits of his intellect. You are handing down to coming generations a valuable exam ple for their imitation. Too many good men are forgotten except by their cotemporaries. How many can you and I recall whose learning and eloquence and patriotism are mere tradition. Governor Perry has been fortunate, as well in the gifts of intellect and heart which God gave him, as in having your loving and watchful care in the preservation of his record. With great respect. Yours most truly, Charles H. Simonton. Office Of County School Commissioner, Charleston County, Charleston, S. C. March 4. 1889. My Dear Mrs. Perry: I want to thank you for The Tribute to the memory of your great and good husband, you so kindly sent me. I prize it on account of the thoughtful attention from you, as well as for the valuable contents of the volum...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1889. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... LETTERS. [These letters acknowledging the receipt of the Tribute (lately published) are worthy of publication. They are invaluable to...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:116 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217984401

ISBN - 13:9780217984409

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