Dayton, OH Speech, 1896-10-19

Speech by William Jennings Bryan.

Speech by William Jennings Bryan
Monday, October 19, 1896
Fair Grounds, Dayton, OH

Source: TALKS AT MIDNIGHT, Mr. Bryan Reaches Zanesville, Over Three Hours Behind His Schedule Time., Omaha World-Herald (Morning Edition), Tuesday, October 20, 1896

There is not an argument that has been made against bimetallism which has not been answered over and over again, and yet in spite of the fact that every objection to bimetallism has been met and expelled our opponents are appealing to every class of people and trying to arouse a selfish interest in favor of the gold standard. One of the last appeals has been to the church societies, and letters have been sent from the national republican committee to the various missionary societies. We go upon the theory that [[illegible]] permanent prosperity that [[illegible]] a prosperity whose [[illegible]] the people who pro[[illegible]] to all the other classes [illegible]."

About this Document

  • Source: Omaha World-Herald (Morning Edition)
  • Published: Omaha, NE
  • Citation: 1
  • Date: October 19, 1896