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The Life of Silas Wright, Late Governor of the State of New York; With an Appendix, Containing a Selection from His Speeches in the Senate of the United States, and His Address Read Before the New York State Agricultural Society (Paperback) Loot Price: R375
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The Life of Silas Wright, Late Governor of the State of New York; With an Appendix, Containing a Selection from His Speeches in...

The Life of Silas Wright, Late Governor of the State of New York; With an Appendix, Containing a Selection from His Speeches in the Senate of the United States, and His Address Read Before the New York State Agricultural Society (Paperback)

John Stillwell Jenkins

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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. 1849 Excerpt: ...of arrears of rent, whenever an opportunity shall offer; and, by tendering generous terms to the tenants, upon which they will change the tenures to fee simple titles, put an end forever to this perpetual relation of landlord and tenant--a relation already so fruitful of anything but peace and prosperity to either of the parties. Even if it shall become necessary to employ the militarv power of the state to enforce the law, as, connected with their peculiar interests, they should be prepared, upon all occasions and under all circumstances, to show to the public that it is no part of their object to be benefited in their pecuniary interests, by the misfortunes or the faults of their ill-advised and misguided tenants; but that they are ready to consider, generously, the ability and the means for each tenant to pay, and, even if a coerced sale of his property must be the only rule of settlement, that they are prepared to become liberal purchasers at such sales. "To the disguised men themselves, and to those less worthy than they, who press them forward into the danger from which they themselves shrink, I have only to say that wrong acts never serve even a good cause; that persistence in crime cannot mitigate the heavy weight upon the mind and conscience of the first crime; and that no disguises are perfect enough to protect the heart from the eye of Him who sees its thoughts and intents. "For the sake of the character of our state, and of our people, as well as for the peace, and prosperity, and harmony of our society, I earnestly hope that the day may not be distant, when I may be called upon to dis+ ANTI-KENT TRIALS. charge another and a far more pleasant duty, under a provision of the same law under which I now act, by revoking this proclamation. &...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: December 2009
Authors: John Stillwell Jenkins
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 120
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-16635-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-16635-5
Barcode: 9781150166358

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