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CARREL, Gov. William, of Tennessee,

Fourth Democratic National Convention, 1814 .. 18

President of the third Democratic National Con-

Fifth Democratic National Convention, 1843. 16

ventio., 1840....

12 Sixth Democratic National Convention, 1852 20

Seventh Democratic National Convention, 1856.

Cass, G on, Lewis, of Michigan, beaten for

Eighth Democratic National Convention, 1860 29

Praside it in Democratic Convention, 1844.., 13

Mr. Avery's (N. C.) Majority Report, from Com-

Demo ratic nomineee for President, 1848;

mittee on Platform; Mr. H. B. Payne's Mi-

bea'en for President, 1848.

16

nority Report from Committee on Platform;

Beate. for President in Democratic Conven-

Senator Wm. Bigler's Compromise proposition 80

tion 1852...

20 Mr. Avery's amended Majority Report ; Mr.

Beatei for President in Democratic Conven-

Avery's remarks in favor of same; Mr. H. B.

tion, *856

24

Payne of Ohio in reply

31

Nichols a Letter on Popular Sovereignty... 179

His extracts from Breckinridge, Orr, and Ste-
CHAPMAN, Gen. JOHN G., of Maryland,

phens; Mr. Samuels's (of Iowa) Minority Re-

82
President, Whig National Convention, 1852..... 18

port.

Minority Report adopted, 165 to 138; Alabama

CHASE, SA MON P., of Ohio, candidate for

protests and withdraws.

83

President sefore Republican National Conven-

Mississippi withdraws

34

tion, 1860.

27 South Carolina, Florida, and Texas withdraws... 36

Proposes 'b Allow People of Kansas to prohibit

Arkansas retires.

37

Slavery..

81 Georgia retires.

38

CLAY, Cassius M., of Kentucky, supported

Louisiana withdraws; Speech of Wm. B. Gaulden

of Georgia in favor of the Slave-Trade

89

for Vice-President in Republican National Con-

Fruitless ballots (57) for President; Adjournment

vention, 186)

28

to Baltimore; The Seceders at Charleston ; Se.

CLAY, HENRY, of Kentucky, beaten for

nator Bayard, of Delaware, Chairman; They

President, 1832..

11

adopt the Avery Platform

41

Defeated for President in Whig Convention at

They adjourn to Richmond; They meet at Rich-

Harrisburg, 1839. Defeated for President in

mond June 11; They finally adopt Breckin-

1844.

13

ridge and Lane; The adjourned Convention at

Defeated for President in Whig Convention,

timore; Gen. Cushing's opening Speech

42

1848..

15

Mr. Howard, of Tennessee, moves admission of

CLINGMAN, THOMAS L., of North Carolina,

original Delegates ; Mr. Kavanagh, of Minne-

sota, moves to lay on table ; Previous question

for Dissolution.

172

defeated..

43

Clinton, De Witt, defeated for President

Proposition of Mr. S. E. Church, of New-York;

9

Report of Committee on Credentials

44

CLINTON, GEORGE, chosen Vice-President, Minority Report of do.; Admission of Douglas

1804..

9

Delegates from Louisiana and Alabama

45

Cochrane, John, of New-York, presents

Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Maryland

and California withdraw.

46

Anti-Slavery Resolves to Mass Meetings..

207 Delaware, and part of Kentucky, and Missouri

ConstitUTIONAL UNION CONVENTION, 1860 29

withdraw; Gen. Cushing resigns the Chair;

Gen. Butler, of Massachusetts, offers a pro-

CRAWFORD, MARTIN J., for Dissolution 172

47

CRAWFORD, WILLIAM H., of Georgia, beaten DEMOCRATIC PLATFORM (Davis's Resolu-

in Democratic Caurus for President in 1816; tions), adopted by the United States Senate, affirm-

Democratic Caucus candidate for President, 1824 9 ing the duty of Congress to establish a Slave Code

Beaten for President 1824....

10 in the Territories

CURRY, J. L. M., of Alabama, for Dissolu-

DICKINSON, DANIEL S., of New-York, sup-

tion..

172

ported for President in Democratic National Con-

CUSHING, Gen. CalEB, of Massachusetts, vention, 1860

41

President of Democratic National Convention,

1860..

Dix, Gen. JOHN A., advocates Freedom

29

Retires from the chair at Baltimore.

47

for the Territories in the United States..

207

Presides over the Seceders' Convention at Bal.

timore......

DISunion Avowen by Southern Statesmen

43

in the event of the election of a Republican Presi-

Dallas, George M., of Pennsylvania, nomi.

nated for and elected Vice-President, 1844..... 13

DOBBIN, JAMES C., of North Carolina, beaten

Davis, GARRETT, of Kentucky, defeated for

for Vice-President in Democratic National Conven-

President in the American National Convention... 23 tion, 1856..

24

Davis JEFFERSON, of Mississippi, supported, Donge, Gen. Henry, of Wisconsin, nomi.
1860, for President in National Democratic Con-

nated for Vice-President by New-York Radicals in

vention

41

1848, but declined..

17

His resolutions as they passed the Senate.. 194
Davis, John, of Massachusetts, defeated for

DONELSON, ANDREW J., of Tennessee, nomi-
Vice-President in Whig National Convention, 1844. 18

nated for Vice-President by American Convention. 23

Indorsed by Whig National Convention, 1856 25

Davis, John W., of Indiana, President De-

mocratic National Convention, 1852.....

20 DOUGLAS, STEPHEN A., of Illinois, beaten

20

Dayton, William L., of New-Jersey, Re-

for President in Democratic Convention, 1852...

Beaten for President in Democratic Conven.

publican nominee for Vice-President, 1856 ; de-

24

feated therefor..

tion, 1856.

22

Nominated at Baltimore in 1860

49

DEJA RRETTE, DANIEL C., of Virginia, for Dis-

Proposes to extend the Missouri Compromise to

solution

172

the Pacific

74

Mr. Douglas' reply to Lincoln at Freeport.. 130

DELAWARE Declares for Free Territories

Mr. Douglas' “Harper" Essay on Popular So-

through Legislative resolves in 1820.

62 vereignty in the Territories..

182

Also in 1849

201 Speech at Springfield, Ill., June 12, 1857.

154

DEMOCRACY OF MAINE for the Wilmot Pro-

Speech on the John Brown raid, July 16, 1860,

viso

159

201

proposing a Sedition Law..

He tells what Popular Sovereignty has done for

DEMOCRATIC National CONVENTIONS.-First

Slavery.

159

at Baltimore in 1832..

10

Accepts Nomination for Presidency..... 212

Second at Baltimore in 1835

11 Extract from Speech in favor of Missouri Com-

Third Dein)cratic National Convention, 1840 12 promiso

215

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Downs, Solomon U., of Louisiana, beaten

Whig nominee for Vice-President, 1848

15

for Vice-President in Democratic Convention,

Elected Vice-President, 1848.

16

Defeated for President in Whig National Con-

20

vention, 1552..

18

EVERETT, EDWARD, of Massachusetts, Union

American nominee for President in 1856..

23

candidate for Vice-President in 1860...

Indorsed by Whig National Convention in 1856.

29

25

His views on Slavery–His “Knapsack" Speech

His views on Slavery-Buffalo Letter of 1838,

in Congress-Replies of Messrs. Mitchell, Rane

and Albany Speech of 1856...

202

dolph and Cambreleng-Mr. Everett on Geo-

His Letter to New York Union Meeting, 1860.. 203

graphical Parties-Later Views on Slavery, FITZPATRICK, BENJAMIN, of Alabama, beaten

in Letters of 1837 and '89...

204

His Acceptance of the Nomination for Vice.

for Vice-President in Democratic Convention of

President of the United States...

1856..

214

24

His views on the Sumner Outrage.

Nominated by Democratic Convention, 1860... 48

215

Declines the Nomination..

213

ELLMAKER, Amos, of Pennsylvania, Anti- FLOURNOY, FRANCIS B., of Arkansas, tem-

Masonic candidate for Vice-President, 1832..... 10

porary Chairman of Democratic National Con-

ELECTION RETURNS IN DEtail, of all the

vention, 1860..

29

Presidential Elections since 1836..

216 Floyd, John, of Virginia, supported by

Aggregate vote by States, for President, from

South Carolina for President, 1832.

11

1924 to 1856...

239 FREE HOMESTEADS --Action of Congress on

Alabama vote for President.

228

granting free Homesteads to actual settlers.. 182

Governor, Congress, etc. 1859 248

Arkansas vote for President.

Mr. Grow's Ten-Year proposition defeated in

234

the House..

184

Congress, 1858.

248

California vote for President.

Mr. Grow introduces another bill which is

237

Governor, 1859.

passed in the House...

248

185

Connecticut vote for President..

The Senate refused to act upon it.

223

187

Governor, 1560.

Mr. Grow introduces another in 1860, which

240

Delaware vote for President..

224

passes the House..

186

Governor, 1858.

Rejected by the Senate..

240

189

Fiorida vote for President.

A compromise bill agreed upon.

190

233

Vetoed by the President..

Congress, 1858.

248

191

Veto sustained by the Senate.

Georgia vote for President.

225

198

Congress, 1859.

243 FRELINGHUYSEN, THEODORE, of New-Jersey,

Illinois vote for President..

220 Nominated and defeated for Vice-President in

Congress, 1858.

246 1844...

18

Legislature, 1858.

247

Indiana vote for President.

222 Fremont, Col. John C., of California, Re-

Congress, 1858

246 publican nominee for President, 1856.

22

Iowa vote for President..

237 Defeated for President, 1856...

29

Governor, 1859.

247 Declines a re-nomination, 1860.

28

Kentucky vote for President..

283 GARTRELL, LUCIUS J., of Georgia, for dis-

Congress, 1859

244

Louisiana vote for President.

solution...

232

172

Congress, 1859.

243 GEORGIA LEGISLATURE censures Senator

Maine vote for President.

216

Berrien for voting to confirm Mr. Everett as Min-

Governor, 1859.

240

ister to England..

215

Maryland vote for President.

224

Congress, 1858.

241 GRAHAM, William A., of North Carolina,

Massachusetts vote for President.

217 Whig nominee for Vice-President, 1852.

18

Governor, 1859..

2411 Defeated for Vice-President, 1852....

22

Michigan vote for President...

221

Chief Justice, 1859.

GRANGER, Francis, of New York, Presi-

246

Minnesota vote for Governor, 1859.

248

dent Anti-Masonic National Convention.

10

Missouri vote for President.

235

Beaten for Vice-President, 1836...

12

Congress, 1858.

245 GUTHRIE, James, of Kentucky, supported

Mississippi vote for President..

229

for President in National Democratic Conven-

Governor, Congress, etc., 1859 248 tion...

New Hampshire vote for President.

216

Governor, 1859. 240 HALE, John P., of New-Hampshire, Free

New-Jersey vote for President.

217 Democratic nominee for President, 1852.

21

Governor, 1859..

241

New-York vote for President..

Hamlin, HANNIBAL, of Maine, nominated

219

Sec. State, Controller, etc.,

for Vice-President by Republican National Con-

240 vention, 1860.

29

North Carolina vote for President.

230

Renounces the Democratic party in the U. S.

Senate..

Congress, 1859.

242

209

Ohio vote for President.

218

Accepts nomination for Vice-President.

211

" Governor, 1859.

245 Harrison, Gen. William H., of Ohio, nom-

Oregon vote for Congress, 1859.

247

inated and defeated for President in 1836.

12

Pennsylvania vote for President,

223

Nominated for President at Harrisburg, Decem-

Congress, 1858.

241

ber, 1839; elected President in 1840..

12

Rhode Island vote for President.

216

Governor, 1860.. 240 | HICKMAN, John, of Pennsylvania, support-

South Carolina chooses Electors and Governor ed for Vice-President in Republican Convention,

by Legislature...

248 1860....

28

Tennessee vote for President...

231

Congress, 1859.

Houston, Gen. Sam, of Texas, supported

214

Texas vote for President.

238

for President in Union Convention, 1860....

29

" Congress, 1859.

243 Hunter, Robert M. T., of Virginia, sup-

Vermont vote for President.

217

ported for President by Democratic National Con-

Governor, 1859

240

vention, 1860.

41

Virginia vote for President.

226

Governor, 1859.

241 ILLINOIS DECLARES FOR FREE TERRITORIES

Wisconsin vote for President..

237 through Legislative Resolves.....

208

Governor, 1859.

247

Jackson, Gen. ANDREW, of Tennessee,

FILLMORE, MILLARD, of New-York, defeated beaten for President in 1824 and elected in 1828. 10

fer Vice-President in Whig Convention, 1844... 19 Reëlected President in 1832...

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JOHNSON, ANDREW, of Tennessee, supported Marsh, EPHRAIM, of New-Jersey, President

for President in National Democratic Convention : 41 American National Convention....

23

OHNSON, HERSCHEL V., of Georgia, beaten Mason, John Y., of Virginia, beaten for

for Vice-President in Democratic National Conven-

Vice-President in Dem. Nat. Con., 1848 ...

16

tion in 1856.

24

MASSACHUSETTS DECLARES FOR

Nominated for Vice-President by Democratic

FREEDOM

National Committee, 1860.

48 through Legislative Resolves; Whigs of Massa-

chusetts for freedom..

168

Speech on Slavery in the Territories in 1848

202

Holds that capital should own the laborer, in a

MCLEAN, Judge John, of Ohio, defeated for

speech at Philadelphia in 1856. His Report President in Republican Convention, 1856..

22

affirming the absolute right of holding slaves

Also, in Republican Nat. Convention of 1860... 27

in the Territories...

169

MCKAY, JAMES J., of North Carolina, beat-

Johnson, RICHARD M., of Kentucky, beaten en for Vice-President in Dem. Convention 1848... 16

in Convention for Vice-President, 1832.

10

Nominated and elected Vice-President in 1836.. 12

McREA, John.J., of Mississippi, for Dissolu-

Beaten for Vice-President in 1840..

12

tion...

172

Beaten for President in Democratic Convention, Missouri COMPROMISE, Adopted.

64

1844.

13

The Compromise Repealed,...

87

Johnson, WILLIAM Cost, of Maryland, Pre- MITCHELL, JAMES C., of Tennessee, against

sident of Young Men's National Convention.... 11

Slavery

204

JULIAN, George W., of Indiana, Free De- “ MONROE DOCTRINE."-Extract from the
mocratic candidate for Vice-President, 1852.. 21

Message of James Monroe on the influence of

Kansas OUTRAGES, Report of Howard and European Powers on this Continent...

21

Sherman thereon.

92 MONROE, JAMES, of Virginia, elected Presi-

KILLINGER, JOHN W., of Pennsylvania, dent in 1816 and reëlected in 1820

9

offers an Anti-Slavery resolve in the American

Moore, SUYDENHAM, of Alabama, for Disso-'

Convention, 1856...

23

lution

172

KING, LEICESTER, of Ohio, President of Lib-

MORGAN, WILLIAM, revealer of Masonic Se-

erty Party National Convention, 1843....

13

crets..

10

King, WILLIAM R., of Alabama, beaten

MOREHEAN, John M., of North Carolina,

for Vice-President in Democratic Convention of

1848..

President Whig National Convention, 1848..

15

16

Democratic nominee for Vice-President in 1852. 20 MORRIS, Thomas, of Ohio, Liberty Party

Elected Vice-President in 1852.

22 nominee for President in 1814..

14

ANE, Col. HENRY S., of Indiana, Presi. NATIONAL REPUBLICAN (CLAY) CONVEN-

dent of the Republican National Convention, 1836. 22

tions, at Baltimore, 1831; at Washington, 1832... 11

ANE, Gen. JOSEPH, of Oregon, beaten for New-HAMPSHIRE DECLARES FOR THE WILMOT

President in Democratic National Convention, Proviso through Legislative Resolves....

208

1852..

20

Nominated for Vice-President by Seceders at

New-JERSEY LEGISLATURE FOR FREE TER-

Baltimore in 1860..

48 ritory.

61

Accepts nomination..

212 New-YORK FOR FREEDOM.-Resolutions of
LAW, GEORGE, of New-York, defeated for the Legislature against Slavery in the Territo-
President in American National Convention, 1856. 23

ries in 1820,

60
Ditto in 1847-8-9.

206
LAWRENCE, ABBOTT, of Massachusetts, de-

Gen. John A. Dix presents resolutions to United

feated for Vice-President in Whig Convention, 1848. 15

States Senate...

207

LEAKE, SHELTON F., of Virginia, for Disso-

The Whigs in State Convention declare for Free-

lution..

172

dom. Address reported by James Brooks... 27

Free Democracy of New York for Freedom.

LEE, HENRY, of Massachusetts, supported

Resolutions presented by John Cochrane.....

... 207

by South Carolina for Vice-President, 1882. 11 ORDINANCE of 1784 (Jefferson's) against

LEMOYNE, FRANCIS J., of Pennsylvania, Slavery in Territories.

51

Abolition candidate for Vice-President, 1840...... 12 ORDINANCE of 1787 (Dane's) prohibiting

LETCHER, JOHN (Governor of Virginia), Slavery in Northwest Territory.

52

for Dissolution.

172 O'Conor, CHARLES, New-York, defends

LIBERTY PARTY NATIONAL CONVENTION held Slavery as intrinsically just in a speech at Union

at Buffalo in 1843...

13 Meeting, New York, 1859.

164

His letter to Committee of Merchants.

167
INCOLN, ABRAHAM, of Illinois, defeated for
Vice-President in Republican Convention, 1856...

22 OH10 DECLARES FOR FREEDOM through Legis-
Nominated for President by Republican Conven-

lative Resolves

208

tion, 186).

28 PENNSYLVANIA LEGISLATURE FOR FREE

Speech at Springfield, Ill., June 17, 1858

127

Territory

61

Discussion with Mr. Douglas at Freeport, Ill.. 129

Speech at Cooper Institute, New-York, 1860.. 144 PIERCE, FRANKLIN, of New Hampshire,

Letter to Boston Committee on the Jefferson

nominated for President in Democratic Conven-

Birthday Festival; Letter to Dr. Canisius on

tion, 1852..

20

Naturalization..

206

Elected President,

22

Accepts nomination for Presidency.

210

Defeated for President in National Con., 1856 .. 24

Lucas, Gen. Robert, President first Demo-

Receives one vote for President in National

cratic National Convention...

10

Convention, 1860.....

Madison, JAMES, of Virginia, elected Presi-

Pillow, Gen. GIDEON J., of Tennessee,

beaten for Vice-President in Democratic Conven-

dent 1848, and reëlected in 1812.

9

tion, 1852..

26

MAINE DEMOCRACY FOR THE WILMOT PRO-

PINCKNEY, CHARLES C., of South Carolina,

viso...

201

beaten for Vice-President, 1800; also for President

MANGUM, WILLIE P., of North Carolina, sup- in 1804 and 1808...

ported by South-Carolina for President in 1836... 12

POLITICAL NATIONAL PLATFORMS, - None

Marcy, William L., of New York, beaten adopted by first Democratic Convention; Nasion-

for President in Dem. National Convention, 1852. 20 al Republican Platform.

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No Platform adopted by second Democratic SLAVERY EXTENSION or RESTRICTION, His-

Convention; no Platform adopted by Whig

tory of the struggle for......

Convention at Harrisburg, 1839; First Demo-

Origin and Progress of Slavery in America..

cratic National Platform, 1840.

12

British Decisions affecting Slavery in the Colo-

Whig National Platform, 1844.

13

nies..

Democratic National Platform, 1844

18

Havery under the Confederation..

Liberty Party Platform, 1844

14

Jefferson's Ordinance of 1764, providing for the

No Platform adopted openly by Whig Con-

Government of the Territories and the exciu.

vention, 1848..

15

sion of Slavery therefrom.....

Democratic National Platform, 1848.

16

Yeas and Nays thereon in Continental Congress

Buffalo Free Soil Platform, 1848.

17

Ordinance of 1787, prohibiting Slarery iv the

Whig National Platform, 1852...

North-west Territory....

Democratic National Platform, 1852..

20

The Federal Constitution on Slavery..

Free Democratic Platform, 1852.

21

Constitutional Amendments affecting slavery;

Republican National Platform, 1856.

Cessions of Territory by Slave States ; Early

American National Platform, 1856..

attempts to override the Ordinance of '87

Democratic National Platform, 1856.

24

Reports of John Randolph of Va., and Franklin

Whig National Platform, 1836..

25

of N. C., in opposition thereto; The first Miss

Republican National Platform, 1860.

souri S ruggle..

Constitutional Union Party Platforın, 1860.

Slavery Restriction proposed by Gen. James

Democratic (Douglas) Platform of 1860...

Taliinatge of N, Y.; Proposition sustained by
Addition thereto by Baltimore Convention.

the House ; Remarks thereon by Mr. T. Fuller

Seceders' Platform adopted at Charleston... 41

of Mass...

The same readopted by the seceders' (Breckin-

Remarks of Gen. Tallmadge of N. Y.

ridge) Convention at Baltimore....

48

Reply of Mr. Scott of Mo...

Pock, JAMES K., of Tennessee, nominated

Restriction negatived in the Senate.
for and elected President, 1841..

House refuses to concur; Second Missouri

Struggle ; Mr. John W. Taylor of N. Y. moves
Popular SOVEREIGNTY IN THE TERRITORIES,

a Committee; Memorial of Daniel Webster in
invented by Gen. Lewis Cass, in his Nicholson

favor of Slavery Restriction..

Letter....

Resolves of Legislature of N. Y., in favor of

179

Slavery Restriction...

PROHIBITION OF SLAVERY IN THE TERRITO-

Resolves of N. J. and Pa...
ries : Letter of Martin Van Buren thereon... 181

Resolves of Delaware; Counter Resolves of

Kentucky Legislature; Compromise proposed

Pugi, James L., of Alabama, for Dissolu-

by the Senate..

tion..

172 Adopted in the Senate, and Bill passed; House

refuses to concur..

QUITMAN, Gen. John A., of Mississippi,

Senate asks a Conference..

beaten for Vice-President in Democratic Conven-

Compromise finally carried in the House by 90

tion, 1848...

16 Yeas (14 only from Free States) to 87 Days

Beaten for Vice-President in Democratic Con-

(all from Free States)....

vention, 1856..

24 The third Missouri Struggle; Enlargement of

Missouri in 1836; Annexation of Texas.

ANDOLPH, John, of Virginia, on Everett, 204 Address of John'Q. Adams and other Whig

RAYNOR KENNETH, of North Carolina, de-

members against such Annexation....

feated for President in American Convention,

Mr. Calhoun's dispatch to Mr. King; Mr. Johu

1056....

P. Hale proposes a division of Texas.

23

Annexation project of Milton Brown of Tenn. ;

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION, 1856 22 Adopted, Yeas 118, Nays 101; Proposition of

Mr. Foster of Tenn...

REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION, 1860 26 Annexation carried in Senate, 26 to 25; The

REVOLUTION PROPOSED by William L. Yan-

Wilmot Proviso.....

cey...

The Clayton Compromise; Mr. J. M. Root's Re-

173

solve for Slavery Restriction; Proposition of

Rives, WM. C., of Virginia, defeated for

Isaac P. Walker of Wisconsin.

Vice-President in Democratic National Conven-

Proposition of Mr. Richard W. Thompson, of

tion....

12 Ind. ; Slavery excluded from Oregon Terri.

tory..

Rosa, RICHARD, beaten for Vice-President

Mr. Douglas, of Illinois, proposes to extend the

in 1823.

10

Missouri line of restriction to the Pacific...

Rosk, Gen. Thomas J., of Texas, beaten

Senate agrees, but House refuses; The Compro-
for Vice-President in Democratic National Con-

mise of 1050; Gen. Taylor's recommenda-

vention, 1852......

20

tions ; Gen, Sam Houston's proposition; Hen-

ry Clay's plan of Compromise; John Bell's

Scott, Gen. WINFIELD, of New-York, de-

proposition..

feated for President at Harrisburg, 1839..

12 Objections to Mr. Clay's scheme by Foote of

Defeated for President in Whig Convention,

Miss. and Mason, of Va..

1848.

15

Ditto by Jefferson Davis of Miss. ; Mr. Clay

Nominated for President, 1852.

18 in reply; Messrs. Downs of La., King of Ala.,
Letter accepting nomination for President,

and Butler of S. C., in further opposition to

1852..

19 Mr. Clay..

Defeated for President, 1852.

22 Mr. Foote of Miss, moves a Committee of Thir-
SECEDERS' CONVENTION at Charleston, and

teen; Mr. Clay reports from said Committee;

Mr. Jefferson Davis's Amendment

Platform..

41

Mr. Chase of Ohio moves a prohibition of Sla-

SECEDERS' CONVENTION at Baltimore nomi-

very; The Omnibus defeated as a whole, but
nates John C. Breckinridge for President, and

passed in separate bills; The Kansas-Nebraska

Gen. Joseph Lane for Vice-President...

45

Struggle.

SEWARD, WM. H., of New-York, candidate

Mr. Atchison's remarks thereon; President

Pierce protests against the renewal of agita-
for President before National Republicau Conven-

tion; Mr. Douglas's first Nebraska Report...

tion, 1860.

27

He amends his bill; Mr. Chase proposes to au-

His “ Irrepressible Conflict” Speech at Roches-

thorize the people of Kansas to prohibit Sla-

ter.....

160

very therein; Opposed by Messrs. Bell, Doug.

SERGEANT, John, of Pennsylvania, beaten

las, etc., and defeated..

for Vice-President in 1832..

11

Mr. Clayton's American" amendment; Mr.

Defeated for Vice-President in Whig National

Chase moves that the people of the Territory

Convention, 1844...

13

be authorized to elect their own Governor;

Defeated by 30 to 10; Mr. Seward's speech

SINGLETON, Orao R., of Mississippi, for Dis-

against the hill..

solution ...

172 The Kansas-Vebraska bill passes the Senate .

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The Kansas-Nebraska bill passes the House...

Yeas 113, Nays, 10), thereon..

85 TYLER, JOAN, of Virginia, nominated and

86

defeated for Vice-President, 1885–6.

12

The clause of said bill repealing the Missouri

Compromise ; President Pierce on Kansas Af-

Nominated for Vice-President, at Harrisburg,

12

1839, and elected in 1840..

fairs in '50-'6 ; Mr. Douglas's Report on do.

March 12, '50

87 Two-Thirds Rule adopted by first Demo-

Minority Report of Mr. Collamer of Vermont.. 89

cratic Convention, 1832

10

House orders an investigation of Kansas frauds;

Report of Messrs. Howard and Sherman there- Toucey, Isaac, of Connecticut, supported

92

for President by Democratic National Convention, 41

House votes to admit Kansas as a Free State... 107

air. Douglas reports a bill to pacify Kansas.. 107 VAN BUREN, Martin, of New York, nomi.

Mr. Trumbull's amendments thereto; Do. Messrs.

nated for Vice-President.

10

Foster's, Wilson's and Sewaru's ; Passage of

Douglas's bill.....

Nominated for President in 1885, and elected in

108

1836

12

Mr. Geo. G. Dunn's bill to reorganize Kansas.. 109

Nominated for reëlection as President, 1840

13

President Pierce's last Message on Kansas.. 110

Defeated for President in 1840.

13

Remarks of Messrs. Hale, Seward, Mason, Wil-

Defeated in Democratic National Convention,

son and Pugh thereon..

112

1844.

18

President Buchanan on the Lecompton Constitu-

tion..

Nominated for President by Buffalo Convention,

118

1849

17

Mr. Douglas's speech against Lecompton. 114

Actiun on Lecompton in Kansas.

On Slavery in the Territories, letter to Water-

116

bury and others....

181

Mr. Buchanan's special Lecompton Message. 117

Provisions of Lecompton Constitution respecting

VOTE IN WHIG NATIONAL CONVENTION,

Slavery..

120 1852, on Resolve approving Compromise Measures

The Lecompton bill; Passed in the Senate, but

of 1850...

19

defeated in the House ; The Crittenden-Mont-
gomery substitute...

WARD, John E., of Georgia, President of

Yeas and Nays on adopting substitute.

122 the Democratic National Convention, 1856...... 24

Senate refuses to concur; Mr. English moves a WEBSTER, DANIEL, of Massachusetts, sup-

Conference Committee ; Carried by the Speak-

ported by Massachusetts for President, 1836.

12

er's casting vote; The English Compromise

bill..

Defeated for President in Whig Convention, 1848 15

123

Carried through both Houses; The Wyandot

Beaten for President in Whig Convention, 1852.. 18

Convention and Constitution.

Memorial to Congress for Slavery Restriction ...

125

His view on the powers of Supreme Court...... 177

Mr. Grow proposes, and the House votes to ad-

mit Kansas under the Wyandot Constitution;

Speech against Slavery Extension.

202

Senate refuses to act on the bill....... 126 WELLER, Col. Join B., of California,

beaten for Vice-President in Democratic National

SLAVE-TRADE ADVOCATED in Democratic

Convention, 1852 ..

20

National Convention by Mr. Gaulden, of Georgia. 89

Also by Governor Adams, of 8. C., in Message to

Whig National CONTENTIONS, held at Har-

Legislature

208 risburg, Penn., 1839

12

Held at Baltimore, Md., 1844

13

SPENCER, AMBROSE, of New York, Presi-

Held at Philadelphia, Penn., 1848

15

dent Whig National Convention, 1844

Held at Baltimore, Md., 1852

15

Held at Baltimore, Did., 1856

SPENCER, Joun C, of New-York, Presi-

dent Anti-Masonic National Convention

WHITE, Hugh L., of Tennessee, unsuccess-

10

ful candidate for President

STEVENSON, ANDREW, of Virginia, Presi-

dont Second Democratic National Convention....

Wilmot, David, of Pennsylvania, defeated

12

for Vice-President in Republican Convention, 1856 22

Ditto, President National Democratic Conven-

tion, 1948..

16

Temporary Chairman of Republican National

Convention, 1860.

26

STRANGE, ROBERT, of North Carolina, beaten
for Vice-President in Democratic Convention,

Wilson, Gen. HENRY, of Massachusetts,

1852

President of Free Democratic National Conven-

20

tion, 1852

21

SUMNER, CHARLES, of Massachusetts, de-
feated for Vice-President in Republican National

Wirt, WILLIAM, of Maryland, Anti-Ma-

Convention, 1856.......

22

sonic candidate for President, 1832

10

SUPREME COURT, POWER AND DUTIES OF-

WILKINS, William, of Pennsylvania, cup-

11

Opinions of Thomas Jefferson..

174

ported by Pennsylvania for Vice-President, 1832..

Opinions of John Taylor of Caroline, Va., John WISCONSIN declares for Free Territory,
Randolph of Roanoke, Nathaniel 'Macon of

through Legislative Resolves.....

201

N. C., and John Bacon, of Massachusetts . 175

Opinions of John J. Crittenden, Nathaniel Macon,

WOODBURY, LEVI, of New Hampshire, beaten
James Barbour, Supreme Court of Georgia,

for President in Democratic Convention, 1848 16

Legislature of Georgia, Supreme Court of Penn-

sylvania, and Court of Appeals of Virginia .... 176

WRIGHT, Silas, of New-York, nominated

Opinions of Mahlon Dickerson, Richard M. John-

for Vice-President by Democratic National Con-

18

vention of 1844, but declined..

son, Gen, Andrew Jackson, and Daniel Web-

ster..

177 YANCEY, William L., of Alabama, offers

TAYLOR RATIFICATION MEETING at Phila-

a "non-interference” resolve in Democratic Con-

15

delphia, 1848, and Resolves

17

vention, 1848

He advocates Revolution in the South.

173

TAYLOR, ZACHARY, of Louisiana, Whig

nominee for President, 1848

Young, Col. SAMUEL, of New-York, Presi-

15

Elected President in 1848..

dent of the Barnburners' Convention at Utica in

16

1848.

17

> loin, Daniel R., of Ohio, proposes

Offers Anti-Slavery Resolves in Senate of New-

Aavery Restriction in Whig Convention, 1843 .... 18 Turk

206

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