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Lloyd, Clinton, his recitation of Pennsylva- | Morris, Robert, his house in Philadelphia,

nia Dutch verses, 203 ; of Lowell's Big- 240.
elow Papers, 204.

Muhlenburg, Henry E., visit to, 66; death
Longevity in Philadelphia, 96.

of, 68.
Longfellow, Henry W., 299.

Municipal Government, 347.
Lovejoy, Owen, of Illinois, 61 ; his death, 62. Murdock, James A., recites T. Buchanan

Read's poems, 331.
McClellan, Dr. George, of Philadelphia, Mutiny suppressed by firmness, 297.

a strong supporter of Henry Clay, 187.
McClellan, General George B., a poet's trib- NATIVE AMERICANS, L. C. Levin, their
ute to, 267.

chief, 131.
McClintock, Dr. Jonas R., of Pittsburgh, a Nelson, General William, his difficulty with
local historian, 88.

James S. Jackson, of Kentucky, 95.
McClure, A. K., of Pennsylvania, his career New England, intelligence of, 301; high cult-
and ability, 326.

ure of, 345.
McCook, General Robert, fine poem on the New-year's Calls, 237 ; President Washing-
murder of, 331.

ton in New York, 238; in Philadelphia, 242.
McDougall, Senator James A., of Califor- Noah, M. M., of New York, 362.
nia, his career and character, 147 ; his

pe-

Nye, James W., of Nevada, 396.
culiar eloquence, 148.
McDowell, James, of Virginia, on admis- Oak Hill CEMETERY, at Georgetown,

sion of California as a free State, 58; his D.C., 184.
death, 62.

“Occasional,” of the Philadelphia Press,
McMichael, Morton, 71.

names General Grant for President, 287.
Mackenzie, R. Shelton, his description of

Official Secrets, difficulty of keeping, 73.
Albert Pike, 278; of Alexander Dimitry, Officials, information possessed by aged, 296.

Old-line Whigs, 54.
Madison and Jefferson visit the North, 260. Orne, James H., 303.
Madison, Mrs., in the White House, 307,
Maelzel, inventor of the Automaton Chess PARKER, THEODORE, on George Washing-
Player, 417.

ton, 18
Marshall, E. C., of California, 315.

Patriot, The, Washirgton daily, 383.
Thomas F., his satirical sketch of Patterson, General Robert, 96.
Andrew Jackson, 329.

Pennington, William, elected Speaker, 32.
Mason, James M., 57.

Pennsylvania, Senator Sumner's character
Massachusetts, historians of, 346; what con- of, 345; a local historian of, 346.
stitutes its greatness, 301,

Pennsylvanian, The, Daniel Webster's
Mazeppa” speech at Coyle's, 33; English speech reported in, 10.
reminiscence of, 36.

Philadelphia, before and after Secession,
Meredith, W. M., of Philadelphia, 385; con- 224; the seat of Congress in, 249; the last-
flict with Thaddeus Stevens, 386.

century belles of, 242; male celebrities of
Mills House, the, on Capitol Hill, 75; for- the time, 243 ; Lincoln raises the nation-

merly Chief Justice Marshal's residence, al flag in front of Independence Hall, 244;
8o.

Washington's daily life in, 261; old thea-
Mirabeau, death of, 399.

tres in, 268; Republican National Con-
Missouri Compromise, repeal of, 109.

vention in, 336; Colonial Congress in, 339.
Monroe, Mrs. James, in the White House, Pierce, Franklin, personal and public char-
311.

acter of, 12; distrust of James Bu-
Moore, Frank, his Rebellion Record, 329.

chanan, 13.
Moran, Benjamin, Secretary of United States

Mrs. Franklin, in the White House,
Legation in London, 36.

312.

279.

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Pike, Albert, the Wake of, 274; his “Fine

Arkansas Gentleman," 275; his speech,
276; his own death song, 277 ;

his

person-
al appearance, 278.
Plantation patois, the, 194; eminent speak-

ers using it, 197
Polk, James K., Presidency of, 22.

Mrs. J. K., in the White House, 312.
Porter, General Andrew, his command in

Mexico, 292.
Prentice, George D., journalist and poet, 76,

327.
Presidential election, comic side of, 327;

satiric writers in, 327.
Presidential tours originated with Washing-

ton, 261.
Presidents' wives, 304.
Press, the Government, in Washington, 104;

Thomas hie, 106.
Press, The Philadelphia, its conflict with

pro-slavery Democracy, 120; names Gen-
eral Grant for President, 287; with Presi-

dent Buchanan, 363.
Pryor, Roger A., a prisoner-guest, 38; as an

orator, 57.
Public Ledger, 427; its early history, 428;

present position of, 429.
Public Printing, the, formerly a job, 384.
Purvis, Robert, of Byberry, his interesting

experiences, 205; a representative man,
337 ; an ornament to any circle, 339.

Rush, Richard, describes Washington's

opening of Congress, 262.
Russell, William H., Times correspondent

in Washington, 76.

SAVAGE, John, at Albert Pike's Wake,

277
Savannah visited by President Washington,

259.
Schlomberg, the Automaton Chess Player,

417.
Scott, Colonel T. A., of Pennsylvania Cen-

tral Railroad, 99; Assistant Secretary of
War, 101; his business rapidity of action,

103 ; his habits, 104.
Seaver, William A., of New York, 70.
Sergeant, John, of Philadelphia, 197; a mod-

erate fee, 199.
Seward, William H., sustains President An-

drew Johnson, 286; defeated at Chicago
by A. Lincoln, 326; as a biographer, 353 ;

death of, 372.
Shunk, Francis R., Governor of Pennsylva-

nia, 68.
Sickles, Daniel E., 69; Secretary of Legation

in England, 318; his mission to Spain,

426.
Slavery created changes of political opin-

QUEEN, JOHN, his emancipation papers, 206.

ions, 54.

RANDOLPH, JOHN, of Roanoke, his duel with

Henry Clay, 181.
Rawle, William, Philadelphia lawyer, his re-

lations with D. P. Brown, 213.
Rawlins, John A., President Grant's friend-

ship for, 288.
Read, T. Buchanan, early death of, 330; his
patriotic poem,

“We Swear,” 331 ; his
“New Pastoral,” 333 ; “The Apostro-

phe,” 335-
Reade, Charles, a realistic romancist, 56.
Reed, William B., editing James Buchan-

an's Diary, 14; a fine political writer, 55;

verses by, 82.
Reeder, Andrew H., Governor of Kansas,

13 ; removed by President Pierce, 32 ; in
Congress, 110.

Slidell, John, reply to by Robert J. Walker,

121; his secession speech, 152 ; his life

and death, 156.
Slocum, Frances, a Wilkesbarre child, her

life among the Indians, 208; marries and

grows old in the tribe, 209.
Smith, Gerritt, of New York, 151.

long-lived family of, in Philadelphia,

96.

4,43

Texas, annexation of, opposed by J. Q. Ad-

ams, 48; supported by Stephen A. Doug-

las, 51.

Thompson, Chief Justice James, of Penn-

sylvania, 83,
John R., of New Jersey, a strong

Unionist, 42.
Toombs, Robert, of Georgia, the stormy pet-

rel of debate, 58.
Traveling forty years ago, 162.

UNCONSCIOUS courage, anecdote of, 290.
Union, a former Washington journal, 107.
Utility, the Age of, 352.

Van Buren, John, a dinner-table despot, 70.

Martin, had few realfriends, 146.
Victoria, Queen, Sully's portrait of, 97.

WALKER, ROBERT J., anti-slavery Governor

of Kansas, 32; at the Baltimore Conven-
tion, 118; his career, 119; sent to Europe
by President Lincoln, 121; writes in the

London Times, 121.
Walsh, Mike, of New York, 113.
Ward, Sam, of Washington, a courteous au-

tocrat of the dinner-table, 394.
Washington, George, at the Mills House,

Washington, 8o; at table,
221;

Presidential tour
through the South, 257; his
traveling carriage, 257; his
daily life in Philadelphia,
261 ; how he opened Con-
gress, 262; domestic habits
of, 262; at the Philadelphia
theatre, 270; letter to Mat-
thew Carey, 390; his char-

acter by Jefferson, 391.
Mrs., in Philadelphia, 261 ;

her person and dress, 263 ;
her disinclination for grand

entertainments, 304.
Thirty years ago, 231; its ad-

vance into a great city, 233 ;
Freedmen's Savings Bank
in, 234; municipal govern-
ment of, 348; a newspaper

sepulchre, 382.
Washington Sunday Morning Chronicle,

427

INDEX.

Smith, William Prescott, of Baltimore, 538;

character and accomplishments of, 359.
Social Reminiscences of Washington, 273.
Soulé, Pierre, on the Compromise Meas-

ures, 9; character of, 57.
iscuth, brilliant rhetoric of the, 57.
Southern Congressmen, 57; institutions, 17;

slaveholders, grotesque manners and hab-

its of, 194.

Speaker, election of, 32, 375; speeches at,

376 et seq.; high compliment to J. W. For-

ney, 381.
Stanton, Edwin M., 76; his position and ac-

tion as War Minister, 185; letter
to Gen. Grant on the taking of
Richmond, 186 ; his friendship
for D. E. Sickles, 425; on his

death-bed, 426.

Fred. P., Secretary of Kansas, 119.
Steam-traveling, 162.
Stebbins, Colonel, of New York, 69.
Stetson, Charles, of the Astor House, 68.
Stevens, Thaddeus, anecdotes of, 37; his

relations with George Wolf, 281; attacked
the Masonic order and joined the Know-

Nothings, 386.
Still, Peter, story of, 210.

William, his Under-ground Railroad

record, 204.
Stockton, Commodore, his wager with James

Buchanan, 74.
Stormy Session, a, 109; two months' delay

over election of Speaker, 110; Nathaniel P.

Banks chosen by a majority of three, 111.
Story, Mr. Justice, and Annie Royall, 115.
Sullivan, John T., of Washington, general

hospitality of, 64.
John T. S., college-mate of Charles

Sumner, 71.
Sully, Thomas, the artist, 97.
Sumner, Charles, refinement of his tastes,

83; in peril at Baltimore, 158; his opinion

of Pennsylvania, 346.
Sumter, firing upon, opens the Civil War, 158.
Superior City stock, speculation in, 19.
Swain, William M., anecdote of, 365.
Swift, John, Ex-Mayor of Philadelphia, 9.

Taine, Henri A., on biography, 411.
Terry, David S., kills Senator Broderick in

a duel, 28.

Washington Union, organ of President

Pierce, 110.
Webster, Daniel, Tariff speeches of, 10; on

the Presidential nomination, 11; change
of politics, 54; defeated by Winfield Scott,
80; appreciation of humor, 83; death, 183 ;

his retort to Signor Blitz, 417.
Weed, Thurlow, 69.
Westward Ho! 357.
Wharton, George M., an “Old-line Whig,"

55.
Wikoff, Henry, his devotion to Louis Napo-

leon, 366; visits the prisoner of Ham, 369.
Wilkes, Captain, of the San Jacinto, cap-

tures Mason and Slidell at sea, 156.

Wilkins, Judge William, of Pennsylvania,

87; character of, 88; his mental trial of

Jefferson Davis, 89.
Wilson, Henry, of Massachusetts, 341; his

character and talents, 342.
William J., Cashier of Freedman's

Savings Bank in Washington,

234.
Wise, Henry A., opposes Know-Nothing-

ism, 135; his public life, 144; Governer

of Virginia, 145.
Wits in Congress, 83.
Wright, Frances (Madame Frances d’Arus-

mont), her socialistic theories, 115.
Silas, a great logician, 83.

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