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The Land We Live In:
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First Division:
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From the Hon. Judge Le Grand, Chief Justice of the Court of Appeals.

Sir :—I have had exhibited to me some of the proof sheets of the work you propose to publish, showing the Growth
and Progress of this Republic, Historical, Commercial, and Industrial. I take pleasure in saying that the examination I
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our whole people. The part of it which I have seen has been compiled with great fulness and accuracy of detail I
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From the Hon.Honorable A, P.Sutler, , U.S. Senator for S.C.

In the foregoing recommendation of Judge Le Grand I cordially concur.

A. P.Butler, .

From the Hon. Thomas Swann, Mayor of Baltimore.

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RichardEdwards, , Esq., Baltimore.

Tho.Swann, .

From the Hon.Honorable Thomas J.Rusk, , U.S. Senator for Texas.

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Thomas J.Rusk, .

Front his Excellency, Gov. Wise, of Virginia.

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respectfully,
RichardEdwards, , Esq., Baltimore.

Henry A.Wise, .

From the Hon.Honorable Thomas H.Benton, , Senator for thirty years from Missouri.

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business, pro perity and happiness of the people of this wide-extended nation. I wish you much success in your enter-
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Thomas H.Benton, .

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