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" A judicious system of roads and canals, constructed for the convenience of commerce, and the transportation of the mail only, without any reference to military operations, is, itself, among the most efficient means for " the more complete defence of the... "
House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ... - Page 60
by United States. Congress. House - 1831
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Niles' National Register, Volume 16

1819 - 652 pages
...the opinion of the secretary, shall be material in relation to the objects of the resolution," I have the honor to make the following report: A judicious...the convenience of commerce and the transportation ofthe mail only, without any reference to military operations, is itself among the most efficient means...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - United States - 1830 - 518 pages
...on roads and canals, submitted to Congress on 7th of January, 1819, from the Department of War : 'i A judicious system of roads and canals, constructed...only, without any reference to military operations, is it«elf among the most efficient means for the i more complete defence of the United States.* Without...
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Historical Sketches of the United States: From the Peace of 1815 to 1830

Samuel Perkins - United States - 1830 - 472 pages
...secretary, on the 7th of January, presented an elaborate report to the house, stating, that in his opinion, a judicious system of roads and canals, constructed...and the transportation of the mail, only, without reference to military operations, is itself among the most efficient means of defense ; as the same...
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Historical Sketches of the United States: From the Peace of 1815 to 1830

Samuel Perkins - United States - 1830 - 458 pages
...secretary, on the 7th of January, presented an elaborate report to the house, stating, that in his opinion, a judicious system of roads and canals, constructed...and the transportation of the mail, only, without reference to military operations, is itself among the most efficient means of defense ; as the same...
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The Works of John C. Calhoun: Reports and public letters

John Caldwell Calhoun - United States - 1855 - 492 pages
...opinion of the Secretary, shall be material in relation to the objects of the resolution ; " — I have the honor to make the following report : — A judicious...itself among the most efficient means for " the more com- ( I plete defence of the United States." Without adverting to the fact, that the roads and canals...
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Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1855 - 476 pages
...In his report as Secretary of War during Mr. Monroe's administration in 1819, he remarked that — "A judicious system of roads and canals, constructed...efficient means for the more complete defence of the UnitcAStates." " Without ad verting to the fact that the roads and canals which such a system would...
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The American Statesman: A Political History Exhibiting the Origin, Nature ...

Andrew White Young - Constitutional history - 1855 - 1032 pages
...considered the construction of the works therein mentioned within the power of congress. He said : " A judicious system of roads and canals, constructed...among the most efficient means for ' the more complete defense of the United States.' Without adverting to the fact, that the roads and canals which such...
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Public Men and Events from the Commencement of Mr. Monroe's ..., Volume 1

Nathan Sargent - History - 1875 - 364 pages
...session of that Congress, presented an elaborate report to the House, stating that, in his opinion, "a judicious system of roads and canals, constructed...commerce and the transportation of the mail only, without reference to military operations, is itself among the most efficient means of defense, as the same...
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John C. Calhoun

Hermann Von Holst - Biography & Autobiography - 1883 - 392 pages
...of war." His report of January 14, 1819, began by laying down the sound and broad principle that, " a judicious system of roads and canals, constructed...and the transportation of the mail only, without any refere^ce to military operations, is itself among the most efficient means for ' the more complete...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in the ..., Volume 5

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1887 - 620 pages
...the report of Mr. Calhoun, as Secretary of War, made in January, 1819, is found this language: — "A judicious system of roads and canals, constructed...without any reference to military operations, is itself the most efficient means for the more complete defense of the United States. Without adverting to the...
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