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A Supplement to A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents   By: (1843-1901)

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A Supplement to A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents by William McKinley is a valuable addition to any history enthusiast's library. This book provides insight into the presidency of McKinley, covering his time in office from 1897 to 1901.

The messages and speeches included in this collection shed light on the major issues and events of McKinley's presidency, such as the Spanish-American War and the annexation of Hawaii. The supplement also includes letters and other documents that offer a more personal glimpse into McKinley's leadership style and decision-making process.

Overall, this supplement enhances the original Compilation by providing additional context and detail on McKinley's presidency. It is a must-read for anyone interested in American history or the presidency of William McKinley.

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A Supplement to

A COMPILATION OF THE MESSAGES AND PAPERS OF THE PRESIDENTS

1789 1902

BY JAMES D. RICHARDSON

A REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE STATE OF TENNESSEE

COMPILED AND ARRANGED BY

GEORGE RAYWOOD DEVITT, M.A.

MEMBER NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, ETC., ETC.

THIS VOLUME PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY OF BUREAU OF NATIONAL LITERATURE AND ART

1904

Prefatory Note

As the exigencies which prompted, at a late date, the change of plans in the compilation of this work, left the messages and papers of the McKinley administration incomplete and defective, it has been felt that the time has now arrived for their collection. In this supplement are included the messages, proclamations and executive orders of President McKinley which do not appear in Volume X, and those of his successor, President Roosevelt, to date. They set forth the home affairs of the nation, and illustrate the stability of the government and institutions of the United States. They demonstrate that affairs were conducted with attention and directness unaffected by the apparently distracting, but glorious, incidents, which marked her interposition by arms and the extension of her sheltering aegis to Cuba. They teach us that the foundations of this country are deep rooted and that the process of nation building, as recounted in these volumes, has proceeded upon right lines and with an unbounded fidelity to principle and purpose... Continue reading book >>


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