Report of the Debates and Proceedings of the Convention for the Revision of the Constitution of the State of Ohio, 1850-51 Volume 1

Report of the Debates and Proceedings of the Convention for the Revision of the Constitution of the State of Ohio, 1850-51 Volume 1

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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. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...all chartered monopolies or all special privileges, Banks and every thing else. While in Carrol county, it nieaiis an entirely diflierent thing, be cause the Democrats there, before the elocton, an in favor of Banking of some kind or other. So it seems that Demcrncy lIz'llI'lB one thing at one place and anoili er thing, atanother, so that it is diflicult to tell whlcli is the simon pure Democracy. I do not know nor could I tell, with any degree of certainty, if I wanted to es pouse the Democratic faith and join that party. The Democrats, in our section, about eleven months in the year are opposed to Banks, but I have always noticed thatlthey were decidedly in favor of them about the time of the election. (Latigliten) Democracy may be some thing like what the ileutl-man's notions of Democracy a.re, iii the Miami Valley.but it is somethingelse in our region ofcountry. By the time I espouse Democracy, perliaps it will be better and more accurately defined than at present. The eaclieim of the purty congregated together in this wigimm of Democracy will, perhaps, one of these days give us a tangible definition.(Laughten) " Mr. DORSEY. I wish to make ii single remark in reply to the gentleman from Hamilton. Mr. Ream: t.t_x.J _ The gentleman supposed I was fnlling far behin in my democracy. ow farl am falling behind, to use the ex ression of the gentleman, in the princi plea of true dlemocrnry, I neither will allow that gen tleinan or any man to judge. I leave it for my con stituents to say how far my democracy accords with the principles wliichl have advocated before them. I do not know what democrac may be in the county of Hamilton. but I profess tohnow what it. is in the counties of Miami. Darke, and Shelby, and I can vouch it is not that...show more

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  • Paperback | 820 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 41mm | 1,438g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236513258
  • 9781236513250