Quotation from Daniel Webster Plaque

1949-1950

House Chamber

 

Text of the Plaque

 

* * * LET US DEVELOP THE

RESOURCES OF OUR LAND, CALL

FORTH ITS POWERS, BUILD UP

ITS INSTITUTIONS, PROMOTE

ALL ITS GREAT INTERESTS

AND SEE WHETHER WE ALSO

IN OUR DAY AND GENERATION

MAY NOT PERFORM SOMETHING

WORTHY TO BE REMEMBERED

 

DANIEL WEBSTER

 

Source: speech at the laying of the cornerstone of the Bunker Hill Monument at Charlestown, Boston, Mass. June 17, 1825.

 

 

 

 

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