[Speeches] State of the Union Addresses 1885-1888 – m8b1

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Post by linny » March 13th, 2019, 6:28 am

State of the Union Addresses by United States Presidents (1885 - 1888).

The State of the Union address is a speech presented by the President of the United States to a joint session of the United States Congress, typically delivered annually. The address not only reports on the condition of the nation but also allows the President to outline his legislative agenda (for which he needs the cooperation of Congress) and national priorities. This album contains recordings of addresses from Grover Cleveland. (Wikipedia)
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Post by linny » March 13th, 2019, 6:30 am

Dear MC,
Please link this project to our group search. https://librivox.org/search?q=state%20of%20the%20union&search_form=advanced

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Post by linny » March 13th, 2019, 6:35 am

Section breakdown:
Note: If you are claiming all sections for an Address feel free to split the sections differently. Be sure to post your preferred start/stop for your DPL.


4. Grover Cleveland, December 6, 1886, part 1 - 3980 words. Read through: Representations continue to be made to me of the injurious effect upon American artists studying abroad and having free access to the art collections of foreign countries of maintaining a discriminating duty against the introduction of the works of their brother artists of other countries, and I am induced to repeat my recommendation for the abolition of that tax.
5. Grover Cleveland, December 6, 1886, part 2 - 4377 words. Read from: Pursuant to a provision of the diplomatic and consular appropriation act approved July 1, 1886, the estimates submitted by the Secretary of State for the maintenance of the consular service have been recast on the basis of salaries for all officers to whom such allowance is deemed advisable. Read through: It would seem desirable that the wants of the Army and the Navy in this regard should be reasonably met, and that by uniting their contracts such inducement might be offered as would result in securing the domestication of these important interests.
6. Grover Cleveland, December 6, 1886, part 3 - 6786 words. Read from: The affairs of the postal service show marked and gratifying improvement during the past year. A particular account of its transactions and condition is given in the report of the Postmaster-General, which will be laid before you.

7. Grover Cleveland, December 6, 1887 - 5290 words. No split.

8. Grover Cleveland, December 3, 1888, part 1 - Claimed Mar 13 Kikisaulite - 4605 words. Read through: It is sincerely hoped that by the cessation of the influx of this class of Chinese subjects, in accordance with the expressed wish of both Governments, a cause of unkind feeling has been permanently removed.
9. Grover Cleveland, December 3, 1888, part 2 - Claimed Mar 13 Kikisaulite - 4419 words. Read from: On the 9th of August, 1887, notification was given by the Japanese minister at this capital of the adjournment of the conference for the revision of the treaties of Japan with foreign powers, owing to the objection of his Government to the provision in the draft jurisdictional convention which required the submission of the criminal code of the Empire to the powers in advance of its becoming operative.
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Post by realisticspeakers » March 13th, 2019, 9:40 am

I noticed this archive doesn't have Cleveland's second term! 1893-1896 are missing.

In anycase, I'd like to claim sections 1,2, and 3, please!
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Post by Kikisaulite » March 13th, 2019, 9:46 am

And I would like sections 8 and 9, please. I suppose, it is OK if we record these after the March madness is over?
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Post by linny » March 13th, 2019, 9:48 am

realisticspeakers wrote:
March 13th, 2019, 9:40 am
I noticed this archive doesn't have Cleveland's second term! 1893-1896 are missing.

In anycase, I'd like to claim sections 1,2, and 3, please!
I was planning to do Harrison's 1889-1892 term before Cleveland's second term.

Sections 1-3 are all yours. Thank you!

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Post by linny » March 13th, 2019, 9:50 am

Kikisaulite wrote:
March 13th, 2019, 9:46 am
And I would like sections 8 and 9, please. I suppose, it is OK if we record these after the March madness is over?
Kristine :)
Absolutely ok to wait. You have 2 months so have fun in the March cleanup before worrying about these. 8 and 9 are yours. Thank you.

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Post by realisticspeakers » March 13th, 2019, 10:25 am

linny wrote:
March 13th, 2019, 9:48 am
realisticspeakers wrote:
March 13th, 2019, 9:40 am
I noticed this archive doesn't have Cleveland's second term! 1893-1896 are missing.

In anycase, I'd like to claim sections 1,2, and 3, please!
I was planning to do Harrison's 1889-1892 term before Cleveland's second term.

Sections 1-3 are all yours. Thank you!
I take it you have an alternate source for Cleveland's second term? It ain't in this collection! :shock:
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Post by linny » March 13th, 2019, 12:26 pm

realisticspeakers wrote:
March 13th, 2019, 10:25 am
I take it you have an alternate source for Cleveland's second term? It ain't in this collection! :shock:
I sure do! It's on wikisource and I just checked to make sure it's still there and still PD. https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Grover_Cleveland%27s_Fifth_State_of_the_Union_Address

We won't run into another missing section again until 1989. At our current rate that's another three years from now.

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Post by m8b1 » March 13th, 2019, 12:30 pm

I'll MC for you. The MW is all set ~ have fun!

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Post by linny » March 13th, 2019, 12:49 pm

Maria,
Thank you for giving us another chance! I will not forget to double check the MW this time.

As for now, we are all set and ready for the trip to readers wanted whenever you are.

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Post by m8b1 » March 14th, 2019, 7:43 am

Over to Readers Wanted........

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Post by realisticspeakers » March 30th, 2019, 7:13 pm

https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/stateoftheunion_1885_1888_01_various_128kb.mp3

[54:59]

...increase our interests in any transisthmian route...
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Post by realisticspeakers » March 31st, 2019, 9:03 pm

"Kind reader,
if this our performance doth in aught fall short of promise, blame not our good intent, but our unperfect wit."

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Post by realisticspeakers » April 3rd, 2019, 9:32 pm

https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/stateoftheunion_1885_1888_03_various_128kb.mp3

[56:04]

Really, there hasn't been this much pain since Madison. Apologies.
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