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" The duties of all public officers are, or, at least, admit of being made so plain and simple, that men of intelligence may readily qualify themselves for their performance... "
Messages of Gen. Andrew Jackson: With a Short Sketch of His Life - Page 48
by United States. President (1829-1837 : Jackson) - 1837 - 429 pages
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - 1829
...its legitimate ends, and make it *n engine for the support of the few at the expense of the many. The duties of all public officers are, or, at least, admit...performance ; and I cannot but believe that more is lost by tlie long continuance of men in office, than is generally to be gained by their experience. I submit...
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Annual Register, Volume 71

Edmund Burke - 1830
...it an engine for the support of the few at the expense of the many. The duties of all public offices are, or at least admit of being made, so plain and...than is generally to be gained by their experience. I , no one man has any more intrinsic right to official station than another. Offices were not established...
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Historical Sketches of the United States: From the Peace of 1815 to 1830

Samuel Perkins - 1830 - 444 pages
...neither appointment or continuance in office is matter of right." In the opinion of the president, more is lost by the long continuance of men in office, than is gained by their experience. Bank. On the subject of the bank, the charter of which will expire in 1836,...
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Historical Sketches of the United States: From the Peace of 1815 to 1830

Samuel Perkins - 1830 - 444 pages
...neither appointment or continuance in office is matter of right." In the opinion of the president, more is lost by the long continuance of men in office, than is gained by their experience. Bank. On the subject of the bank, the charter of which will expire in 1836,...
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Biography of Andrew Jackson: President of the United States, Formerly Major ...

Philo Ashley Goodwin - 1832 - 422 pages
...its legitimate ends, and make it an engine for the support of the few at the expense of the many. The duties of all public officers are, or, at least, admit...may readily qualify themselves for their performance ; arid I cannot but believe that more is lost by the long continuance of men in office, than is generally...
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Biography of Andrew Jackson: President of the United States, Formerly Major ...

Philo Ashley Goodwin - 1833 - 456 pages
...and make it an engine for the support of the few at the expense of the many. The duties of all puhlic officers are, or, at least, admit of being made, so plain and simple, that men o, intelligence may readily qualify themselves for their performance ; and I cannot but believe that...
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The War on the Bank of the United States: Or, A Review of the Measures of ...

1834 - 155 pages
...made in the times of the preceding presidents and in his: "The duties of all public offices," he says, "are, or at least, admit of being made, so plain and...readily qualify themselves for their performance. I cannot but believe, that more is lost by the long continuance of men in office, than is generally...
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The Political Mirror; Or, Review of Jacksonism ...

1835 - 316 pages
...an engine for the support of the few, at the expense of the many. The duties of all public officer* are, or at least admit of being made, so plain and simple, that the intelligent may readily qualify them for their performance ; and I cannot but believe, that more...
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A Universal History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

C. B. Taylor - 1837 - 539 pages
...its legitimate ends, and make it an engine for the support of the few at the expense of the many. The duties of all public officers are, or, at least, admit...therefore, to your consideration, whether the efficiency of (he government would not be promoted, and official industry and integrity better secured, by a general...
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History of the Federal Government, for Fifty Years: From March, 1789 to ...

Alden Bradford - 1840 - 480 pages
...for the support of the few at the expense of the many. — The duties of all public officers are, or admit of being made so plain and simple, that men...themselves for their performance : and I cannot but think that more is lost by the long continuance of men in office, than is generally to be gained by...
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