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THE

EXECUTIVE POWER

IN THE

UNITED STATES:

A STUDY OF

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW.

BY

ADOLPHE DE CHAMBRUN.

TRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINAL FRENCH

BY

MRS. MADELEINE VINTON DAHLGREN.

Votes cannot INSURE equal rights to all i v ivu
Taxes are, or should be, paid to support the institutišńs
of society-not for the purpose of placing certair mór árs u wewe
office.

LANCASTER, PA.
INQUIREB PRINTING AND PUBLISHING COMPANY.

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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1874, by

MRS. MADELEINE VINTON DAHLGREN, In the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.

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PREFACE.

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It will be generally conceded that the most profound

ERRATA.

Preface, p. 1, line 14, for “have” read“ prove;" line 15, for“ experiments” read “ experiment.”

Chapter II., page 52, line 8, for “Russa” read “Russia.”
P. 122, line 9, for “repell” read “repel.”

P. 127, line 12, interpolate the between “ executive" and “ preponderating.”

P. 176, line 14, for ca ira read çıı ira.

P. 7, Opinions of the Press, line 30, for “open” read “pen.”

the fact that many of the characteristics and tendencies of a nation are better understood and appreciated by foreigners than by native citizens. The foreign student has an advantage in the stand-point from which he makes his observation. He studies the institutions from a distance, and is able to measure them by other standards with less bias, perhaps, than those whose opinions have become a part of the public thought of

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