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" Executive duties, in characters too legible to be overlooked, the task of reform, which will require particularly the correction of those abuses that have brought the patronage of the Federal Government into conflict with the freedom of elections, and... "
Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania - Page 164
1829
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in the ..., Volume 7

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1887
...those abuses that have brought the patronage of the Federal Government into conflict with the freedom of elections, and the counteraction of those causes...continued power in unfaithful or incompetent hands. lu the performance of a task thus generally delineated, I shall endeavor to select men whose diligence...
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The Constitutional and Political History of the United States: 1828-1846 ...

Hermann Von Holst - Constitutional history - 1888
...overlooked, the task of reform." The influencing of elections by governmental patronage should cease, and " those causes which have disturbed ' the rightful course...continued power in unfaithful or incompetent hands," be counteracted. 1 "To-day we have had Ihe inauguration. A monstrous crowd of people is in the city....
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Life of General Jackson. (Old Hickory)

Oliver Dyer - 1892 - 378 pages
...inaugural address that the people had called him to " the task of reform," "the correction of abuses," and "the counteraction of those causes which have...continued power in unfaithful or incompetent hands?" They \vere not long in discovering what these phrases meant. They meant a clean sweep, or, as the new...
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The Spoils System

Winifred Sercombe - 1894 - 144 pages
...that have brought the patronage of the federal government into conflict with the freedom of election, and the counteraction of those causes which have disturbed...course of appointment, and have placed or continued in power unfaithful or incompetent hands. In the performance of a task thus generally delineated, I...
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Life and Speeches of Thomas Corwin: Orator, Lawyer and Statesman

Thomas Corwin - Lawyers - 1896 - 477 pages
...those abuses that have brought the patronage of the Federal Government into conflict with the freedom of elections, and the counteraction of those causes...continued power in unfaithful or incompetent hands." EXTRACT FROM MR. JEFFERSON'S CIRCULAR, PUBLISHED AND ADDRESSED TO THE VARIOUS OFFICERS OF THE GOVERNMENT...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Prepared Under ...

United States. President - Presidents - 1897
...those abuses that have brought the patronage of the Federal Government into conflict with the freedom of elections, and the counteraction of those causes...performance of a task thus generally delineated I shall endeavor to select men whose diligence and talents will insure in their respective stations able and...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1922: 1833-1841

United States. President - Presidents - 1897
...those abuses that have brought the patronage of the Federal Government into conflict with the freedom of elections, and the counteraction of those causes...performance of a 'task thus generally delineated I shall endeavor to select men whose diligence and talents will insure in their respective stations able and...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1907, Volume 2

United States. President, James Daniel Richardson - United States - 1897
...those abuses that have brought the patronage of the Federal Government into conflict with the freedom of elections, and the counteraction of those causes...performance of a task thus generally delineated I shall endeavor to select men whose diligence and talents will insure in their respective stations able and...
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Annual Report

United States - 1899
...brought the patronage of the Federal Government into conflict with the freedom of elections, and tho counteraction of those causes which have disturbed...placed or continued power in unfaithful or incompetent hands."4 Having discovered tho need of reform and the conflict between patronage and freedom of elections,...
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Eighty Years of Union: Being a Short History of the United States, 1783-1865

James Schouler - United States - 1903 - 416 pages
...those abuses that have brought the patronage of the federal government into conflict with the freedom of elections, and the counteraction of those causes...continued power in unfaithful or incompetent hands." At the close of this address the oath of office was administered by the venerable Chief Justice. Out...
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