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AT THE ANNUAL MEETING OF
THE NATIONAL CIVIL-SERVICE REFORM LEAGUE
PHILADELPHIA; OCTOBER: 1-2, 1889.
WITH THE ADDRESS OF THE PRESIDENT
HON. GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS
AND OTHER PAPERS.
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Publications of the National Civi:-Service Reform League
Proceedings at the Annual Meeting of the National Civil-Service
Reform League, 1882, with address by George William Curtis.
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$5 00 The Year's Work in Civil-Service Reform. (Address of 1884.) By
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(Address of 1885.) By George William Curtis. The Situation. (Address of 1886.) By George William Curtis. Address to the Voters of the United States. By George William
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OCTOBER 1 and 2, 1889.
HE Executive Committee of the League met in June, 1889,
and after careful consideration of the question as to where the approaching aörual meetirg should be held. tìa determination of the same was referred to the Presideni and Secretary, with instructions to communicate with the secretaries of the Associations in Chicago' and in Philadelphia, and to call the meeting at their discretion in one or other of these cities in accordance with the replies which they should receivę. In pursuance of this discretion the ninth annual meeting of the League was duly called and held in the city of Philadelphia on the first and second of October, 1889.
The address of the President, Mr. George William Curtis, was delivered in Association Hall at 8 o'clock, on the evening of the ist, before a large audience, and was as follows: