Sketch of the Official Life of John A. Andrew

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byAlbert Gallatin Browne

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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. 1868. Excerpt: ... VALEDICTORY ADDRESS OF HIS EXCELLENCY JOHN A. ANDREW, TWO BRANCHES OF TUB LEGISLATURE OP MASSACHUSETTS, UPON RETIRING FROM THE OFFICE OF GOVERNOR OF THE COMMONWEALTH, JANUARY 6, 1866. Gentlemen Of The Senate And Tiie House Of Representatives:--The People of Massachusetts have vindicated alike their intelligence, their patriotism, their will, and their power; both in the cultivation of the arts of Peace, and in the prosecution of just and unavoidable War. At the end of five years of executive administration, I appear before a convention of the two Houses of her General Court, in the execution of a final duty. For nearly all that period, the Commonwealth, as a loyal State of the American Union, has been occupied, within her sphere of cooperation, in helping to maintain, by arms, the power of the nation, the liberties of the people, and the rights of human nature. Having contributed to the Army and the Navy--including regulars, volunteers, seamen and marines, men of all arms and officers of all grades, of the various terms of service--an aggregate of one hundred and fifty-nine thousand one hundred and sixty-five men; and having expended for the war, out of her own treasury, twenty-seven million seven hundred and five thousand one hundred and nine dollars, besides the expenditures of her cities and towns, she has maintained, by the unfailing energy and economy of her sons and daughters, her industry and thrift, even in the waste of war. She has paid promptly, and in gold, all interest on her bonds, including the old and the new, guarding her faith and honor with every public creditor, while still fighting the public enemy; and now, at last, in retiring from her service, I confess the satisfaction of having first seen all of her regiments and batteries, save t...

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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. 1868. Excerpt: ... VALEDICTORY ADDRESS OF HIS EXCELLENCY JOHN A. ANDREW, TWO BRANCHES OF TUB LEGISLATURE OP MASSACHUSETTS, UPON RETIRING FROM THE...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217792731

ISBN - 13:9780217792738

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