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Democratic Policy

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The foucwing preambles and resalutious, unaniinously ndopted by tv (Jongressioual democratio 3nd conservativo caueus, hald a fbw dayg since, givea evidencro thafc tho demócrata aro in favor of showïng the 8anie favor to our soldiers that ia shown to capitalista. Payiug in specie will iucrease the wages of soldiers aud sailors and help bring our expenses back to a specie basis. Whereas, Gold or eilver is paid to our ministers, consuls and comtoissioners ropresenting the natioo in foreign countries and gold and silver are received froni the people at the custoin houso in paynient of dut tes ; and Whereas, The people are taxed to psy capitalists their interest in specie on their invostueot8 ia the national debt; therefore, be it Jles,olc$dt That the officers, soldiers and sailors in the army and navy should be paid in gold and silver, or their equivalcnts in amount ; and be it also 'Resolved, That the Chairman of this meetiug be instructed to prepare araendments to tho army and navy bilis to tbis effect.


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Michigan Argus