The Life Of James Gillespie Blaine; By John H. Landis And Israel Smith Clare by John Herr LandisThe Life Of James Gillespie Blaine; By John H. Landis And Israel Smith Clare by John Herr Landis

The Life Of James Gillespie Blaine; By John H. Landis And Israel Smith Clare

byJohn Herr Landis

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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. 1884. Excerpt: ... are unfortunate in their facts, because they are not true. That is a sufficient answer to them, and the record will show it; and I will show it here when I get an opportunity. Mb. Blaine. All I know on that point is that the Senator from Kentucky was a member of the Committee of Ways and Means, and that in the tariff bill reported there was a very large protection, which I believe still exists, on hemp. It was exceptionally large, as contrasted with the other raw materials needed for the manufactures of this country, and I always gave credit to the Senator from Kentucky, who is a watchful and able and zealous representative of his constituents, for getting that protection put in. He took good care to have his own door-step swept very clean, but seems to have cared very little about what became of his neighbors. Mr. Beck. That is all very smart. I have answered that the facts are not so, and I will show it to-morrow when I get a chance. Mr. Blaine. If the Senator can show that there has not been, from the time he was a member of the Committee of Ways and Means, an exceptionally heavy duty on hemp, then he can show that I am mistaken, and I will very gracefully, or as gracefully as I can, acknowledge it; but I think the Senator from Kentucky will not be quite able to show the fact. I do not wish to trench upon the time given to other measures before the Senate; but this matter I hope will come up when we can have a freer discussion. Here the debate closed. On the Bill making appropriations for Arrears of Pensions, March 1,1878, Senator Blaine spoke as follows: Mr. President. The Senator from Ohio (Mr. Thurman) indulged himself in a line of remark which I hardly think was justifiable. He was arraigning this entire side of the Chamber for running at the name ...
Title:The Life Of James Gillespie Blaine; By John H. Landis And Israel Smith ClareFormat:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217556957

ISBN - 13:9780217556958

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