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" These views gain increased strength and pertinence as the years roll by, and I have now again the honor to call special attention to the condition of the ' ' armament of our fortifications ' ' and the absolute necessity for immediate provision by Congress... "
Annual Reports .... - Page 92
by United States. War Department - 1875
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1874
...received from the President of the United States, by Mr. Babcock, his secretary : To the Senate and House of Representatives : In my annual message of December...large expenditures required to supply the number of gnns for our forts is the strongest argnment that can be adduced for a liberal annual appropriation...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 15

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1875
...latter can be supplied very speedily for temporary purposes «hen needed. The former cannot." Tlii.-se. views gain increased strength and pertinence as the...large expenditures required to supply the number of gnus for our forts is the strongest argument that can be adduced for a liberal annual appropriation...
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Annual Report of the Secretary of War, Volume 1

United States. War Department - 1875
...Its report of December 14, 1874, was sent to Congress by tho President in a special message, urging " the absolute necessity for immediate provision by Congress for the procurement of heavy cannon," adding that "the constant appeals for legislation on the armament of fortifications ought no longer...
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Report of the Chief of Ordnance to the Secretary of War

United States. Army. Ordnance Department - 1875
...of the United States in a special message of January 20, 1875. In that message the President urges " the absolute necessity for immediate provision by Congress for the procurement of heavy cannon," and adds that "the constant appeals for legislation on the 'armament of fortifications' ought no longer...
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Annual Reports of the War Department, Volume 1

United States. War Department - 1875
...Its report of December 14, 1874, was sent to Congress by the President in a special message, urging "the absolute necessity for immediate provision by Congress for the procurement of heavy cannon," adding that "the constant appeals for legislation on the armament of fortifications ought no longer...
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Destiny: And Other Poems

George Bruce - St. Andrews (Scotland) - 1876 - 514 pages
...attention of members to the importance of preparation for war, in the armament of the sea-coast defences, and " the absolute necessity for immediate provision...by Congress for the procurement of heavy cannon." 1 Notwithstanding the arbitrary nature of Cromwell's government, so far as the treatment of his parliaments...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1907, Volume 7

United States. President, James Daniel Richardson - United States - 1897
...fortifications. The latter can be supplied very speedily for temporary purposes when needed; the former can not." These views gain increased strength and pertinence...gradual accumulation. In time of war such preparations can not be made; cannon can not be purchased in open market nor manufactured at short notice; they...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Volume 10

United States. President, James Daniel Richardson - Presidents - 1897 - 300 pages
...fortifications. The latter can be supplied very speedily for temporary purposes when needed; the former can not." These views gain increased strength and pertinence...gradual accumulation. In time of war such preparations can not be made; cannon can not be purchased in open market nor manufactured at short notice; they...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897, Volume 7

United States. President - 1897
...fortifications. The latter can be supplied very speedily for temporary purposes when needed; the former can not." These views gain increased strength and pertinence...gradual accumulation. In time of war such preparations can not be made; cannon can not be purchased in open market nor manufactured at short notice; they...
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v.8, 1881-1889. v.9, 1889-1897

United States. President, James Daniel Richardson - United States - 1897
...former can not." These views gain increased strength and pertinence as the years roll by, and I ha\re now again the honor to call special attention to the...gradual accumulation. In time of war such preparations can not be made; cannon can not be purchased in open market nor manufactured at short notice; they...
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