The Republican Campaign Text Book for 1882

The Republican Campaign Text Book for 1882

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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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...broke down under this systematic abuse. Jefferson in his "Anas," in describing scenes in Washington's Cabinet of which he was a member as Secretary of State, says: Knox, in a foolish incoherent sort of a speech introduced the pasquinade lately printed, called the funeral of George W--n, and James W--n, king and Judge, &c, where the t'r sidenc was placed on the guillotine. Tuo President was inflamed; got into one of those passions when he cannot command hluiself; ran on much on the personal abuse which had been bestowed on him; defied any man ou earth to produoe one single act of his since he had been In the government which was not done on the purest motives; that he had never repented but once the having slipped the moment of resigning his office, and that was every moment since; that by God he had rather be in his grave t han in his present situation; that he would rather be on his farm than to be made emperor of tue world; and yet that they were charging him with wanting to b! king--Jefferson's Works, Vol. 9. p. 164. Jefferson was charged with retaining some of these slanderers of the General in the State Department. In his "Anas" Jefferson says that Washington declared: "That that rascal Freneau sent him three of his papers every day, as If he thought he would become the distributor of his papers; that he could see in this nothing but an Impudent design to Insult him; he ended in this high tone.--Ibid, p. 164.1 "He Washington adverted to a piece of Freneau's paper of yesterday; May 22,1793 he said he despised all their attacks on him personally, but that there never had been an act of the government, not meaning in the executive line only, but In any line, which that paper had not abused. He had also more

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  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 363g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123660394X
  • 9781236603944