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" The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it. "
PAPERS RELATING TO THE ANNEXATION OF THE HAWAIIN ISLANDS TO THE UNITED STATES - Page 48
1893
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1907, Volume 9

United States. President, James Daniel Richardson - United States - 1897
...exultant enthusiasm with which, in a letter to the State Department dated February 1, 1893, he declares: The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it. protection of the Hawaiian Islands and declared that said action was " taken pending and subject to...
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America in Hawaii: A History of United States Influence in the Hawaiian Islands

Edmund Janes Carpenter - 1899
...he himself adopted it, in his remarks already quoted. "The Hawaiian pear," wrote Minister Stevens, "is now fully ripe ; and this is the golden hour for...pluck it. If annexation does not take place promptly, and all is held in '95 doubt and suspense for six or ten months, there certainly will be a revulsion...
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America in Hawaii: A History of United States Influence in the Hawaiian Islands

Edmund Janes Carpenter - Hawaii - 1899 - 275 pages
...he himself adopted it, in his remarks already quoted. "The Hawaiian pear," wrote Minister Stevens, " is now fully ripe ; and this is the golden hour for...pluck it. If annexation does not take place promptly, and all is held in doubt and suspense for six or ten months, there certainly will be a revulsion to...
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The Book Buyer, Volume 21

American literature - 1900
...Stevens established a protectorate over the islands, and in his despatch to the State Department said: " the Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it." Secretary of State Foster in part disavowed his minister's coup d'etat. The incoming Cleveland administration...
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The Journal of Political Economy, Volume 12

Economics - 1904
...protectorate, at once notified the officials at Washington of his action, and pertinently added : " The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it." 41 On the same day that the provisional government was formed, "Reciprocity Treaties and Agreements,...
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Issues of the Day: Being a Text-book on the Political Situation, Past and ...

James Lawrence Nichols - United States - 1904 - 624 pages
...California. The treaty was an official response to Minister Steven's land-grabbing dispatch that " the Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it." Mr. Cleveland did not believe either in the establishment of a protectorate or in annexation, and therefore...
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The Bookman, Volume 21

Book collecting - 1905
...on the day when the American marines were landed in Honolulu, sent a despatch to Washington saying, "The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is...the golden hour for the United States to pluck it." From all these facts, it is quite obvious that the American Government was fully aware of the impending...
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Twenty Years of the Republic, 1885-1905

Harry Thurston Peck - United States - 1906 - 811 pages
...day when the American marines were landed in Honolulu, had sent a despatch to Washington saying, " The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it." From all these facts, it is quite obvious that the American Government was fully aware of the impending...
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The History of North America, Volume 20

Guy Carleton Lee - Indians of North America - 1907
...existence of an American protectorate over the islands. On the same day he wrote to the State Department, "The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is...the golden hour for the United States to pluck it." Fully as strong an interest in annexation was felt by the Provisional Government as by the United States...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Volume 8

United States. President, James Daniel Richardson - United States - 1911
...exultant enthusiasm with which, in a letter to the State Department dated February i, 1893, he declares: The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is the golden hour for the United States to pluck it. As a further illustration of the activity of this diplomatic representative, attention is called to...
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