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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. Read full review

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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 ... Read full review

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Page 309 - An Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States, in the Revolutionary war...
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Page 326 - Florida from the operation of certain ordinances, having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, was read a third time. Resolved, That this bill pass and that the title thereof be " An act to relieve the people of Florida from the operation of certain ordinances.
Page 115 - an act for the apportionment of Representatives among the several states according to the first enumeration,' and I return it to your House, wherein it originated, with the following objections.
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Page 146 - Spanish growth or manufactures, directly from the ports of Spain or of her colonies, shall be admitted for the term of twelve years, to the ports of Pensacola and St. Augustine, in the Floridas, without paying other or higher duties on their cargoes, or of tonnage, than will be paid by the vessels of the United States.
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Page 180 - Atlantic, and these provinces, make the, movement an affair of less interest and excitement to them, than to us. It is probable, therefore, that they have been less attentive to its progress than we have been. It may be presumed, however, that the late events will dispel all doubt of the result.

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