18481226-eveningpost

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18481226-eveningpost - days. The publication of the excess of mileage...
days. The publication of the excess of mileage charged the government, by member of Congress, ha mad quit a sensation. The representative ot the people who refuse to pay se many just claims, petitioned for, should be more particular about a matter ia whieh aot only their honor, but their integrity ia deeply con earned. Sixty-two thousand on hundred and five dollars and twenty cents, paid to members of Con gress for excess of mileage, would pay the claim of many a widow aad orphan, who have been knocking at the doors of Congress ia vain, for more thaa quarter of a century. PATRICK HENRY.

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  1. The Evening Post,
  2. 26 Dec 1848, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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  • 18481226-eveningpost — mileage

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