[Complete] State of the Union Addresses 1857-1860 - lt

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Post by linny » August 21st, 2018, 11:17 am

State of the Union Addresses by United States Presidents (1857 - 1860) .

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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 James Buchanan. (Wikipedia and Linette Geisel)
This is the 7th out of 27 projects. Prior addresses are found here: https://librivox.org/search?q=state%20of%20the%20union&search_form=advanced
Some interesting stats are found here: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=61256&hilit=state+of+the+union
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linny
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Post by linny » August 21st, 2018, 11:25 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.

5. December 19, 1859, part 1 - 5667 words. Read through: I regret to inform you that there has been no improvement in the affairs of Mexico since my last annual message, and I am again obliged to ask the earnest attention of Congress to the unhappy condition of that Republic.
6. December 19, 1859, part 2 - 6671 words. Read from: The constituent Congress of Mexico, which adjourned on the 17th February, 1857, adopted a constitution and provided for a popular election.
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Post by Lynnet » August 21st, 2018, 11:34 am

I'll set this up. Back in a few.
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Post by Lynnet » August 21st, 2018, 11:39 am

All set. Let me know if there's anything else.
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Post by linny » August 21st, 2018, 11:42 am

Thank you for sticking with us. When you have a moment please renumber the MW starting with 01 instead of 00. Thank you! :thumbs:

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Post by garybclayton » August 21st, 2018, 12:41 pm

James Buchanan, December 8, 1857, part 1 and part 2, Sections 00 and 01 (or 01 and 02) please!

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Post by OwenCook » August 21st, 2018, 1:39 pm

I'd claim the two halves of the 1860 speech, if it doesn't seem ungallant of me to take the most interesting (and exasperating) address!

~~Owen

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Post by linny » August 21st, 2018, 1:44 pm

Hi Gary and Owen!
I'll update the MW for you. Please do be mindful that the section numbering is off. We will begin with 01.

Thank you for your continued interest in this project.

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Post by Lynnet » August 21st, 2018, 2:05 pm

linny wrote:
August 21st, 2018, 11:42 am
When you have a moment please renumber the MW starting with 01 instead of 00. Thank you! :thumbs:
Done! Readers, please check your claims are in the correct section :thumbs:
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Post by linny » August 21st, 2018, 2:11 pm

Thank you, Lynne. :D

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Post by Lynnet » August 24th, 2018, 7:10 am

Moved to Readers Wanted
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Post by Moorjania08 » August 24th, 2018, 7:31 am

Hi! I would like to claim section 5. This is my first LibriVox recording, so the name I want to use is Aashna Moorjani and link to https://offtoamazingplacesblog.wordpress.com. Thank you!

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Post by linny » August 25th, 2018, 9:34 am

Welcome to LV. I'll put you in for section 5. Please let me know if you have any questions.

Here is your reader page: https://librivox.org/reader/12720

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Post by garybclayton » September 1st, 2018, 12:15 pm


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Post by linny » September 1st, 2018, 5:06 pm

Thank you, Gary. My but he certainly does enjoy quotes. :shock:

31:14 In the meantime, whenever our minister urges the just claims of our citizens on the notice of the Spanish Government he is met with the objection that Congress has never made the appropriation recommended by President Polk in his annual message of December, 1847, "to be paid to the Spanish Government for the purpose of distribution among the claimants in the Amistad case."
I hear Armistad

31:31 A similar recommendation was made by my immediate predecessor in his message of December, 1853, and entirely concurring with both in the opinion that this indemnity is justly due under the treaty with Spain of the 27th of October, 1795, I earnestly recommend such an appropriation to the favorable consideration of Congress.
I hear this. Since he is speaking about something so many years in the past the word change sounds strange.

37:00 - Unfortunately both for them and for us, our example and advice have lost much of their influence in consequence of the lawless expeditions which have been fitted out against some of them within the limits of our country.
I hear outfitted
This last one is more in keeping with the integrity of the text than a change of intent. If you disagree, feel free to disregard.

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