- 130 pages
- The District of Columbia Under New Form of Government
- N P Chipman
- 10 September 2017 N P Chipman
Excerpt From The District Of Columbia Under New Form Of Government The Administration VindicatedBut Suppose It Possible To Prepare Such A Plan, Can You Conceive It To Be Possible That The Masses Of Our People, Who Vote Upon This Proposition, Would Be Able To Inform Them Selves As To Its Merits Within Any Reasonable Time Perhaps Not One In Ten Of Our Best Informed Citizens Have The Technical Knowled E Which Would Enable Them To Judge Of The Details Enter In Into Any General Plan I Oubt Very Much Whether One In.tsu Of The Voters In This Istrict Have Carefully Read The Act In Question, Brief As It Now Is How Many Of Them, Then, Would Read And Study It With Sufficient Care To Understand The Very Elaborate And Lengthy Plans And Details Which Our Op Ents Insist Should Be Affixed To The Act The Main Facts The People Understand Perfect Y Well These Are, That We Propose To Raise With Which To Commence A System Of Improvements In This Distric T That We Propose To Pay For These Improvements By Issuing Four Millions Of Bonds, Ayable In Twenty Years, And That The Interest Amounts To A Particular Sum And That A Certain Sum Is To Be Also Raised, As A Sinking Fund, With Which To Pay Ultimately The Principal Of The Bondsfand That The Board Of Public Works, Composed Of The Governor And Four Associates, Are To Manage The Disbursement Of The Fund And The Improvements To Be Made The People Have Made Up Their Minds To Sustain The Loan On This Information, And Have Faith In Our Officers To Properly Disburse It.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.