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Prize Essay.

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The History and Political Science Association of Cornell is enabled through the generosity of one of the professors in the university to offer a prize of fifty dollars for the best essay upon the subject of "Electoral Corruption, its Causes, Extent and Remedy." The conditions of the competition are as follows:

1. Anyone may write for the prize. 2. The tendency of the essays will be to stimulate in voters patriotism and a sense of individual responsibility; to expose existing corruption in whatever party and to show the reforming efficacy of a resolute public sentiment. 3. The essays are to be historical in argument, supported by facts, and free from political bias or party propagandism. The tone shall be moderate; the style plain and terse, and likely to interest alike the educated and uncultivated reader. 4. The essays are to be type-written, signed with a nom de plume, and the true name of the author to be enclosed in a sealed envelope, superscribed with the assumed name. 5. The length shall not exceed 5000 words. 6. The successful essay shall become the property of the association. 7. All essays to be received on or before May 15, 1891. The jury of award to pass upon the essays will be composed of President Charles Kendall Adams, Hon. Joseph H. Choate. All communications on the subject and all essays should be sent to the secretary of the History and Political Science Association, C. A. Duniway, 231 E. State Street, Ithica, N. Y.

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