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The office of commissioner to China remains unfilled ; several persons have
been appointed , and the place has been offered to others , all of whom have
declined its acceptance , on the ground of the inadequacy of the compensation .
Three persons were immediately appointed , all of whom , however , declined
accepting the office , in consequence of the inadequacy of the compensation .
Others were promptly selected , who , for the same reason , also declined ; and it
The want of a uniform fee - bill , prescribing the compensation to be allowed
district attorneys , clerks , marshals , and commissioners in civil and criminal
cases , is the cause of much vexation , injustice and complaint . I would
recommend a ...
Mr. Seward presented the petition of B. Foster Pratt , praying compensation for
the services and sufferings of his father in the revolutionary war . Ordered , That it
lie on the table . Mr. Cass presented the memorial of J. A. Ragan , praying ...
Mr. Seward presented the petition of Sarah Bennett , widow of Asahel P. Bennett ,
praying compensation for the services of her husband in the revolutionary war ;
which was referred to the Committee on Pensions . Mr. Seward presented the ...
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With this being an election year, I'm drawn more than usual to history and events that shaped our nation. Having read this, I'm interested to read other farewell addresses. Vollständige Rezension lesen
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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Vollständige Rezension lesen