An Outline of the Public Life and Services of Thomas F. Bayard: Senator of the United States from the State of Delaware, 1869-1880. With Extracts from His Speeches and the Debates of Congress

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D. Appleton, 1880 - Delaware - 303 pages

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Page 130 - ... and such notes herein authorized shall be receivable in payment of all taxes, internal duties, excises, debts, and demands of every kind due to the United States, except duties on imports, and of all claims and demands against the United States of every kind whatsoever, except for interest upon bonds and notes, which shall be paid in coin, and shall also be lawful money and a legal tender in payment of all debts, public and private, within the United States, except duties on imports and interest...
Page 206 - Let me now take a more comprehensive view and warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the spirit of party generally.
Page 107 - ... the faith of the United States is solemnly pledged to the payment in coin or its equivalent of all the obligations of the Un1ted States not bearing interest, known as United States notes, and of all the interest-bearing obligations of the United States...
Page 25 - Come wealth or want, come good or ill, Let young and old accept their part, And bow before the Awful Will, And bear it with an honest heart, Who misses or who wins the prize. — Go, lose or conquer as you can ; But if you fail, or if you rise, Be each, pray God, a gentleman.
Page 131 - July, 1862, which is to be set apart as a sinking fund, and the interest of which shall in like manner be applied to the purchase or payment of the public debt as the Secretary of the Treasury shall from time to time direct.
Page 131 - First. To the payment in coin of the interest on the bonds and notes of the United States. Second. To the purchase or payment of one per centum of the entire debt of the United States...
Page 257 - Senate to transmit the following concurrent resolution : * Resolved, (the House concurring,) That the committees on printing of the Senate and House of Representatives, be and they are hereby instructed to prepare and cause to be published...
Page 47 - I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same, that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.

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