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CASS, Gen. LEWIS, of Michigan, beaten for
President in Democratic Convention, 1844..
Democratic nominee for President, 1848;
Beaten for President in Democratic Conven-
Beaten for President in Democratic Conven-
Nicholson Letter on Popular Sovereignty..
CHAPMAN, Gen. JOHN G., of Maryland,
President, Whig National Convention, 1852.....
CHASE, SALMON P., of Ohio, candidate for
President before Republican National Conven-
Proposes to Allow People of Kansas to prohibit
CLAY, CASSIUS M., of Kentucky, supported
for Vice-President in Republican National Con-
CLAY, HENRY, of Kentucky, beaten for
Defeated for President in Whig Convention at
Harrisburg, 1889. Defeated for President in
Defeated for President in Whig Convention,
CLINGMAN, THOMAS L., of North Carolina,
CLINTON, DE WITT, defeated for President
CLINTON, GEORGE, chosen Vice-President,
DALLAS, GEORGE M., of Pennsylvania, nomi-
nated for and elected Vice-President, 1844..
DAVIS, GARRETT, of Kentucky, defeated for
President in the American National Convention...
DAVIS JEFFERSON, of Mississippi, supported,
1860, for President in National Democratic Con-
His resolutions as they passed the Senate.......
DAVIS, JOHN, of Massachusetts, defeated for
Vice-President in Whig National Convention, 1844.
DAVIS, JOHN W., of Indiana, President De-
mocratic National Convention, 1852....
DAYTON, WILLIAM L., of New-Jersey, Re-
publican nominee for Vice-President, 1856; de-
COCHRANE, JOHN, of New-York, presents
CONSTITUTIONAL UNION CONVENTION, 1860 29
CRAWFORD, MARTIN J., for Dissolution 172
CRAWFORD, WILLIAM H., of Georgia, beaten
in Democratic Caucus for President in 1816;
Democratic Caucus candidate for President, 1824
Fourth Democratic National Convention, 1844..
Fifth Democratic National Convention, 1848.
Sixth Democratic National Convention, 1852....
Seventh Democratic National Convention, 1856.
Eighth Democratic National Convention, 1860..
Mr. Avery's (N. C.) Majority Report, from Com-
mittee on Platform; Mr. H. B. Payne's Mi-
nority Report from Committee on Platform;
Senator Wm. Bigler's Compromise proposition
Mr. Avery's amended Majority Report; Mr.
Avery's remarks in favor of same; Mr. H. B.
His extracts from Breckinridge, Orr, and Ste-
South Carolina, Florida, and Texas withdraws...
Louisiana withdraws; Speech of Wm. B. Gaulden
They adjourn to Richmond; They meet at Rich-
Mr. Howard, of Tennessee, moves admission of
original Delegates; Mr. Kavanagh, of Minne-
sota, moves to lay on table; Previous question
Proposition of Mr. S. E. Church, of New-York;
Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Maryland
Delaware, and part of Kentucky, and Missouri
withdraw; Gen. Cushing resigns the Chair;
Gen. Butler, of Massachusetts, offers a pro-
DEMOCRATIC PLATFORM (Davis's Resolu-
tions), adopted by the United States Senate, affirm-
ing the duty of Congress to establish a Slave Code
DICKINSON, DANIEL S., of New-York, sup-
ported for President in Democratic National Con-
DIX, Gen. JOHN A., advocates Freedom
DONELSON, ANDREW J., of Tennessee, nomi-
nated for Vice-President by American Convention.
Indorsed by Whig National Convention, 1856 ...
20 DOUGLAS, STEPHEN A., of Illinois, beaten
for President in Democratic Convention, 1852...
Beaten for President in Democratic Conven-
DOBBIN, JAMES C., of North Carolina, beaten
for Vice-President in Democratic National Conven-
DODGE, Gen. Henry, of Wisconsin, nomi-
Mr. Douglas' reply to Lincoln at Freeport..
Mr. Douglas' "Harper" Essay on Popular So-
vereignty in the Territories...
Speech at Springfield, Ill., June 12, 1857.
Speech on the John Brown raid, July 16, 1860,
He tells what Popular Sovereignty has done for
EVERETT, EDWARD, of Massachusetts, Union
candidate for Vice-President in 1860...
His Acceptance of the Nomination for Vice-
President of the United States..............
His views on the Sumner Outrage....
ELLMAKER, AMOs, of Pennsylvania, Anti-
Masonic candidate for Vice-President, 1882.....
ELECTION RETURNS IN DETAIL, of all the
North Carolina vote for President..
Oregon vote for Congress, 1859..
Pennsylvania vote for President.
Rhode Island vote for President.
South Carolina chooses Electors and Governor
Tennessee vote for President........
Wisconsin vote for President..
FILLMORE, MILLARD, of New-York, defeated
kr Vice-President in Whig Convention, 1844.....
Aggregate vote by States, for President, from
66 Governor, Congress, etc. 1859 248
California vote for President.
Connecticut vote for President..
Louisiana vote for President..
Massachusetts vote for President.
Michigan vote for President...
Minnesota vote for Governor, 1859..
Mississippi vote for President..
66 Governor, Congress, etc., 1859
New-Hampshire vote for President.
New-Jersey vote for President..
FLOURNOY, FRANCIS B., of Arkansas, tem-
porary Chairman of Democratic National Con-
Whig nominee for Vice-President, 1848
Defeated for President in Whig National Con-
American nominee for President in 1856..
Indorsed by Whig National Convention in 1856.
His views on Slavery-Buffalo Letter of 1888,
His Letter to New-York Union Meeting, 1860.. 203
FITZPATRICK, BENJAMIN, of Alabama, beaten
for Vice-President in Democratic Convention of
Nominated by Democratic Convention, 1860...
FLOYD, JOHN, of Virginia, supported by
South Carolina for President, 1882...
FREE HOMESTEADS-Action of Congress on
granting free Homesteads to actual settlers..
Mr. Grow's Ten-Year proposition defeated in
Mr. Grow introduces another bill which is
The Senate refused to act upon it.
Mr. Grow introduces another in 1860, which
A compromise bill agreed upon..
Veto sustained by the Senate...
243 FRELINGHUYSEN, THEODORE, of New-Jersey,
Nominated and defeated for Vice-President in
222 FREMONT, Col. JOHN C., of California, Re-
publican nominee for President, 1856..
243 GEORGIA LEGISLATURE censures
241 GRAHAM, WILLIAM A., of North Carolina,
Whig nominee for Vice-President, 1852..
Defeated for Vice-President, 1852...
GRANGER, FRANCIS, of New York, Presi
dent Anti-Masonic National Convention.........
GUTHRIE, JAMES, of Kentucky, supported
for President in National Democratic Conven-
HALE, JOHN P., of New-Hampshire, Free
217 Democratic nominee for President, 1852..
HAMLIN, HANNIBAL, of Maine, nominated
for Vice-President by Republican National Con-
Accepts nomination for Vice-President..
245 HARRISON, Gen. WILLIAM H., of Ohio, nom-
inated and defeated for President in 1886.
Nominated for President at Harrisburg, Decem-
ber, 1839; elected President in 1840..
HICKMAN, JOHN, of Pennsylvania, support-
ed for Vice-President in Republican Convention,
248 HUNTER, ROBERT M. T., of Virginia, sup-
ported for President by Democratic National Con-
241 ILLINOIS DECLARES FOR FREE TERRITORIES
JACKSON, Gen. ANDREW, of Tennessee,
beaten for President in 1824 and elected in 1828... 10
Reëlected President in 1832.
No Platform adopted by second Democratic
Convention; no Platform adopted by Whig
Convention at Harrisburg, 1889; First Demo-
cratic National Platform, 1840..
Whig National Platform, 1844..
Democratic National Platform, 1844
No Platform adopted openly by Whig Con-
Democratic National Platform, 1848..
Buffalo Free Soil Platform, 1848..
Whig National Platform, 1852..
Democratic National Platform, 1852.
Free Democratic Platform, 1852.
Republican National Platform, 1856.
American National Platform, 1856..
Democratic National Platform, 1856.
Whig National Platform, 1856..
Republican National Platform, 1860.
Constitutional Union Party Platform, 1860..
Democratic (Douglas) Platform of 1860...
Addition thereto by Baltimore Convention.
Seceders' Platform adopted at Charleston..
The same readopted by the seceders' (Breckin-
SERGEANT, JOHN, of Pennsylvania, beaten
Defeated for Vice-President in Whig National
SINGLETON, OTHO R., of Mississippi, for Dis.
Beaten for Vice-President in Democratic Con-
andolph, John, of Virginia, on Everett, 204
BAYNOR KENNETH, of North Carolina, de-
feated for President in American Convention,
REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION, 1856 22
REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION, 1860 26
SLAVERY EXTENSION or RESTRICTION, His-
Origin and Progress of Slavery in America..
British Decisions affecting Slavery in the Colo-
Slavery under the Confederation.
Jefferson's Ordinance of 1784, providing for the
Yeas and Nays thereon in Continental Congress
The Federal Constitution on Slavery..
Constitutional Amendments affecting Slavery;
Cessions of Territory by Slave States; Early
attempts to override the Ordinance of '87
Reports of John Randolph of Va., and Franklin
Slavery Restriction proposed by Gen. James
Tallmadge of N. Y.; Proposition sustained by
the House; Remarks thereon by Mr. T. Fuller
Compromise finally carried in the House by 90
Yeas (14 only from Free States) to 87 Nays
The third Missouri Struggle; Enlargement of
Annexation project of Milton Brown of Tenn.;
Adopted, Yeas 118, Nays 101; Proposition of
Annexation carried in Senate, 26 to 25; The
The Clayton Compromise; Mr. J. M. Root's Re-
Proposition of Mr. Richard W. Thompson, of
Ind.; Slavery excluded from Oregon Terri-