1891 State of the Union Address

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The 1891 State of the Union Address was written by Benjamin Harrison, the 23rd president of the United States. It was to both houses of the 52nd United States Congress on Wednesday, December 9, 1891, by a clerk. He said, "The vista that now opens to us is wider and more glorious than ever before. Gratification and amazement struggle for supremacy as we contemplate the population, wealth, and moral strength of our country."[1]


  1. ^ "State of the Union Address: Benjamin Harrison (December 9, 1891) | Infoplease.com". infoplease.com. Retrieved 2014-07-23.
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