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" The prudent, penniless beginner in the world labors for wages awhile, saves a surplus with which to buy tools or land for himself, then labors on bis own account another while, and at length hires another new beginner to help him. "
Message from the President of the United States to the two houses of ... - Page 19
1861
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The Tell Tale, Volumes 1-11

1940
...No. 6 Capital as Seen by Lincoln "The prudent, penniless beginner in the world labors for wages for awhile, saves a surplus with which to buy tools or land for himself, then labors for himself another while, and at length hires another new beginner to help him. This is the just,...
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Problems Facing the Tool and Die Industry: Hearings, Ninety-first Congress ...

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Special Small Business Problems - Tool and die industry - 1969 - 476 pages
...story of our industry is well told in the words of Abraham Lincoln in a message to Congress in 1861: The prudent, penniless beginner in the world labors...surplus with which to buy tools or land for himself, and >at length hires another new beginner to help him. This is the just and generous and prosperous...
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Problems Facing the Tool and Die Industry, Hearings Before the Subcommittee ...

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Small Business - 1969 - 476 pages
...story of our industry is well told in the words of Abraham Lincoln in a message to Congress in 1861 : The prudent, penniless beginner in the world labors...surplus with which to buy tools or land for himself, and at length hires another new beginner to help him. This is the just and generous and pros]*»row...
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200 Years of American Worklife

United States. Employment and Training Administration - Government publications - 1977 - 192 pages
...the one hand, nor of hirelings or slaves on the other." In the North, he continued, there was no such thing ' 'as the free hired laborer being fixed to that condition for life," for all Americans could achieve economic independence. In 1870, by way of contrast, nearly two-thirds...
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Freedom: Volume 2, Series 1: The Wartime Genesis of Free Labor: The Upper ...

Ira Berlin, Steven Hahn, Thavolia Glymph, Joseph P. Reidy, René Hayden, Steven F. Miller, Leslie S. Rowland, Julie Saville - History - 1993 - 775 pages
...individual could attain independent standing. "There is [no] such thing," declared Abraham Lincoln, "as the free hired laborer being fixed to that condition for life. . . . The prudent, penniless beginner in the world labors for wages awhile, saves a surplus with which...
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Catholic Social Thought and Liberal Institutions: Freedom With Justice

Michael Novak - Social Science - 287 pages
...on the one hand, nor of hirelings or slaves on the other . . . there is not, of necessity, any such thing as the free hired laborer being fixed to that condition for life. There is demonstration for saying this. Many independent men, in this assembly, doubtless a few years...
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Freedom

Ira Berlin - African Americans - 1990 - 937 pages
...industrious man could attain independent standing. "There is [no] such thing," declared Abraham Lincoln, "as the free hired laborer being fixed to that condition for life. . . . The prudent, penniless beginner in the world labors for wages awhile, saves a surplus with which...
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This Hemisphere of Liberty: A Philosophy of the Americas

Michael Novak - Political Science - 1992 - 153 pages
...his audience at the 1859 Wisconsin State Agricultural Society: There is not, of necessity, any such thing as the free hired laborer being fixed to that condition for life. There is demonstration for saying this. Many independent men, in this assembly, doubtless a few years...
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Slaves No More: Three Essays on Emancipation and the Civil War

Ira Berlin, Barbara J. Fields, Steven F. Miller, Joseph P. Reidy, Leslie S. Rowland - History - 1992 - 243 pages
...individual could attain independent standing. "There is [no] such thing," declared Abraham Lincoln, "as the free hired laborer being fixed to that condition for life. . . . The prudent, penniless beginner in the world labors for wages awhile, saves a surplus with which...
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The Work of Reconstruction: From Slave to Wage Laborer in South Carolina ...

Julie Saville - History - 1996 - 221 pages
...hire or buy another few to labor for them," Lincoln argued that "there is not, of necessity, any such thing as the free hired laborer being fixed to that condition for life": The prudent, penniless beginner in the world labors for wages awhile, saves a surplus with which to...
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