1892James Weaver (1833-1912) | Brevet Brigadier General

After the war he entered politics. In 1867, he was appointed a federal assessor of internal revenue. Later joined Greenback Party.

The sovereign right to regulate commerce among our magnificent union of States, and to control the instruments of commerce, the right to issue the currency and to determine the money supply for sixty-three billion people and their posterity, have been leased to associated speculators. The brightest lights of the legal profession have been lured away from their honorable relation to the people in the administration of justice, and through evolution in crime the corporation has taken the place of the pirate; and finally a bold and aggressive plutocracy has usurped the government and is using it as a policeman to enforce it's insolent decrees.

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