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THE NEW REPUBLIC.

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NATURAL AND INALIENABLE RIGHTS OF MAN,

AND OONTAINING

THE OUTLINES OF SUCH A GOVERNMENT AS
THE PATRIOT FATHERS CONTEMPLATED
AND FORMULATED IN THE DECLARA-
TION OF INDEPENDENCE, WHEN

STRUGGLING FOR LIBERTY.

E. J. SCHELLHOUS, M. D.

“The true Republic is not yet here. But the birth-struggle must soon
begin. Already, with the hope of her, men's thoughts are stirring."-
HENRY GEORGE.

TIBRARY

OF THE
UNIVERSITY

OF CALIFORNIA

NEW YORK
UNITED STATES BOOK COMPANY

SUCCESSORS TO

JOHN W. LOVELL COMPANY

142 TO 150 WORTH STREET

COPYRIVIT, 1883,
By E. J. SCHELLHOUS.

79143-

UNIV-TITY

CALIFORNIA

TO THE READER.

It may seem like unwarrantable presumption for a single individual to put forth his efforts to restore to the people their rights by effecting the requisite changes in our government. If I presumed upon my own power or personal influence, such presumption would not only be un. warrantable, but ridiculous.

My appeal is to you in a common cause; it is to your sense of right, your love of justice; it is in behalf of the innocent, helpless victims to the overpowering greed of corporate rapacity; it is to that just and laudable pride that comes from self-respect and claim to the dignity of true manhood and womanhood.

I appeal to your sense of duty, that everpresent but often feeble voice that speaks to all, that our destiny and happiness are inseparably connected with others; that we can help ourselves only as we help others.

I wish to remind you that our interests are

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