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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents

Volume 8, part 3: Grover Cleveland, First Term

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Published: 1889
Language: English
Wordcount: 248,606 / 774 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 34.8
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 342
Added to site: 2005.05.20
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Genre: History
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eek public employment have the right to insist that merit and competency shall be recognized instead of party subserviency or the surrender of honest political belief.

In the administration of a government pledged to do equal and exact justice to all men there should be no pretext for anxiety touching the protection of the freedmen in their rights or their security in the enjoyment of their privileges under the Constitution and its amendments. All discussion as to their fitness for the place accorded to them as American citizens is idle and unprofitable except as it suggests the necessity for their improvement. The fact that they are citizens entitles them to all the rights due to that relation and charges them with all its duties, obligations, and responsibilities.

These topics and the constant and ever-varying wants of an active and enterprising population may well receive the attention and the patriotic endeavor of all who make and execute the Federal law. Our duties are practical and call for indust

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