Clay Record Volume 3-4

Clay Record Volume 3-4

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ... We may meet the year after that in Kansas, and there get a paper from a populist. They have just the same right to place it on record at our pow-wow as this gentleman has to have this paper placed on record, that is paid for by every gentleman who is a member of this convention. I don't care if there are but two poor miserable democrats here, it was unkind, ungentlemanly and a wrong to read that paper here last night, and it was read by the secretary with emphasis, showing that he certainly felt every word that he read. He said that he was honored in reading an article written by a gentleman so far up in political economy as this gentleman. I say. sir, it was wrong and he had no right to have a paper of that kind read before an organization of this kind. We have grown to what we are to-day ust by eliminating all questions of politics, all questions of religion, and being simply a body of gentlemen who meet here socially, and that is what we meet for. That is the great object for which we meet here. We don't learn anything, we learn it from the book afterwards, when we sit down in our own parlor and read over the book and see what has transpired in the convention. Laughter and applause. Now, these are facts, and facts are stubborn things, that is the reason I am stubborn. Now, some one said "don't you ofier this here." I like to do it. I like a fight. Whenever I see a head I like to hit it, and this is a tight that interests us all. If we don't put our foot down on things of this kind away will go our organization, away will go our convention, we won't last five years, because very year you will have some man who will give us a paper of that kind. I move you, sir, that that paper that was read last...show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236526619
  • 9781236526618