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" It is not needed nor fitting here that a general argument should be made in favor of popular institutions, but there is one point with its connections not so hackneyed as most others, to which I ask a brief attention. It is the effort to place capital... "
Message of the President of the United States and Accompanying Documents - Page 18
by Abraham Lincoln (President of the United States), United States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln) - 1861 - 441 pages
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Selected Writings of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1920 - 345 pages
...argument should be made in favor of popular institutions; but there is one point, with its connections, not so hackneyed as most others, to which I ask a...is the effort to place capital on an equal footing, if not above labor, in the structure of government. It is assumed that labor is available only in connection...
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Selections from the Works of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1921 - 262 pages
...argument should be made in favor of popular institutions; but there is one point, with its connections, not so hackneyed as most others, to which I ask a...government. It is assumed that labor is available only in connection with capital; that nobody labors, unless somebody else, owning capital, somehow, by the...
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Fifty Years on the Firing Line

James W. Witham - Agricultural societies - 1924 - 214 pages
...general argument should be made of popular institutions; but there is one point with its connections not so hackneyed as most others to which I ask a brief...government. It is assumed that labor is available only in connection with capital. That nobody labors unless somebody else, owning capital, by the use of it...
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Annual Report

United States. Bureau of Immigration - 1917
...labor's being the source of "all human comforts" will be found. Said he: But there is one point * * * to which I ask a brief attention. It is the effort...capital on an equal footing with, if not above, labor. * * * Labor is prior to and independent of capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never...
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The American Labor Legislation Review, Volume 7

Labor laws and legislation - 1917
...what followed his address to Congress in December, 1861, wherein he used these pregnant expressions: It is the effort to place capital on an equal footing...government. It is assumed that labor is available only in connection with capital; that nobody labors unless somebody else, owning capital, induces him to labor....
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Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, Volume 1

United States. Department of State - United States - 1861
...insurrection is largely, if not exclusively, a war upon the first principle of popular government — the rights of the people. Conclusive evidence of this...assumed that labor is available only in connexion Avith capital; that nobody labors unless somebody else, owning capital, somehow by the use of it, induces...
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Locomotive Engineers Journal, Volume 47

Labor unions - 1913
...argument should be made in favor of popular institutions; but there is one point, with its connections, not so hackneyed as most others, to which I ask a...is the effort to place capital on an equal footing, if not above, labor, in the structure of government. It is assumed that labor is available only in...
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Liberty and the Great Libertarians: An Anthology on Liberty, a Hand-book of ...

Charles T. Sprading - Liberty - 1913 - 540 pages
...argument K should be made in favor of popular institutions, but there is one point, with its connections, not so hackneyed as most . others, to which I ask a brief attention. It is the effort to 10 place capital on an equal footing with, if not above, labor in n the structure of government. It...
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The Historian's Lincoln: Pseudohistory, Psychohistory, and History

Gabor S. Boritt, Norman O. Forness - History - 1996 - 451 pages
...White House and expressed his strong sympathy for them. Over the years he had repeatedly warned against "the effort to place capital on an equal footing with, if not above labor." When he sent his ideas to Congress, warning that if working people surrendered their political power...
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Lincoln and the Economics of the American Dream

G. S. Boritt - History - 1994 - 386 pages
...it, and repeated it, yet once more to a Workingmen's Association in 1864. He thus cautioned against "the effort to place capital on an equal footing with, if not above labor, in the structure of the government." He again argued that since labor created value it "deserves much higher consideration"...
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