Prologue: The Journal of the National Archives

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National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1989 - Archives

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Page 115 - bring together the records of the past and to house them in buildings where they will be preserved / for the use of men living in the future, a nation must believe in three things. It must "believe in the past. It must believe in the future. It must, above all, believe in the capacity of its people so to learn from the past that they can gain in judgment for the creation of the future.
Page 10 - Should the contingency you suggest take place, and (for argument sake alone let me say it) should my unfeigned reluctance to accept the office be overcome by a deference for the reasons and opinions of my friends; might I not, after the Declarations I have made (and Heaven...
Page 378 - Office," and by Acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto. SEC. 25. That the information furnished under the provisions of the next preceding section shall be used only for the statistical purposes for which it is supplied.
Page 378 - That the information furnished under the provisions of this Act shall be used only for the statistical purposes for which it is supplied. No publication shall be made by the Census Office whereby the data furnished by any particular establishment or individual can be identified, nor shall the Director of the Census permit anyone other than the sworn employees of the Census Office to examine the individual reports.
Page 225 - Constitution, adopted a century ago, provision was made for a Supreme Court consisting of a Chief Justice and two Associate Justices.
Page 192 - ... saving to suitors in all cases, the right of a common law remedy, where the common law is competent to give it...
Page 7 - The lost cannot be recovered ; but let us save what remains ; not by vaults and locks, which fence them from the public eye and use in consigning them to the waste of time, but by such a multiplication of Copies as shall place them beyond the reach of accident...
Page 94 - National Archives of the United States the records of any Federal agency or of the Congress of the United States that are determined by the Archivist to have sufficient historical or other value to warrant their continued preservation by the United States Government ; (2) to direct and effect the transfer to the National Archives of the United States...
Page 19 - I find I am going. My breath cannot last long. I believed from the first that the disorder would prove fatal. Do you arrange and record all my late military letters and papers. Arrange my accounts and settle my books, as you know more about them than any one else, and let Mr. Rawlins finish recording my other letters which he has begun.
Page 261 - States, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty, and particularly, by name to the prince, potentate, state or sovereignty of which the alien may be at the time a citizen or subject.

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