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9220. YOUNG MEN, Self-government and.—[continued].

The sentiments you express
* * * are particularly solacing to
those who, having labored faithfully in establishing
the right of self-government, see in
the rising generation, into whose hands it is
passing, that purity of principle, and energy
of character, which will protect and preserve
it through their day, and deliver it over to
their sons as they receive it from their fathers.—
R. to A. Pittsburg Young Republicans. Washington ed. viii, 141.
(1808)