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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
12 Sixth Democratic National Convention, 1852.
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-
Demcratic nominere for President, 1848;
mittee on Platform; Mr. H. B. Payne's Mi-
bea ‘en for President, 1848.
nority Report from Committee on Platform;
Beate.' for President in Democratic Conven-
Senator Wm. Bigler's Compromise proposition 80
20 Mr. Avery's amended Majority Report; Mr.
Beater for President in Democratic Conven-
Avery's remarks in favor of same; Mr. H. B.
24 Payne of Ohio in reply
Nichols n Letter on Popular Sovereignty.
His extracts from Breckinridge, Orr, and Ste-
Chapman, Gen. JOHN G., of Maryland,
phens; Mr. Samuels's (of Iowa) Minority Re-
President, Whig National Convention, 1852. 18
Minority Report adopted, 165 to 188; Alabama
CHASE, SA wmon P., of Ohio, candidate for
protests and withdraws....
President sefore Republican National Conven-
27 South Carolina, Florida, and Texas withdraw .. 36
Proposes b Allow People of Kansas to prohibit
81 Georgia retires.
CLAY, Cassius M., of Kentucky, supported
Louisiana withdraws; Speech of Wm. B. Gaulden
of Georgia in favor of the Slave-Trade
for Vice-President in Republican National Con-
Fruitless ballots (57) for President; Adjournment
to Baltimore; The Seceders at Charleston ; Se-
CLAY, Henry, of Kentucky, beaten for
nator Bayard, of Delaware, Chairman; They
11 adopt the Avery Platform
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-
ridge and Lane; The adjourned Convention at
Defeated for President in Whig Convention,
timore; Gen. Cushing's opening Speech
Mr. Howard, of Tennessee, moves admission of
original Delegates; Mr. Kavanagh, of Minne-
CLINGMAN, Thomas L., of North Carolina,
sota, moves to lay on table ; Previous question
Clinton, De Witt, defeated for President 9
Proposition of Mr. 8. É. Church, of New-York;
Report of Committee on Credentials
Clinton, GEORGE, chosen Vice-President, Minority Report of do.; Admission of Douglas
Delegates from Louisiana and Alabama
COCHRANE, John, of New York, presents
Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Maryland
and California withdraw.
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
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-
ported for President in Democratic National Con-
CUSHING, Gen. CALEB, of Massachusetts, vention, 1860
President of Democratic National Convention,
Dix, Gen. JOHN A., advocates Freedom
Retires from the chair at Baltimore.
for the Territories in the United States............
Presides over the Seceders' Convention at Bal.
DISUNION AVOwen by Southern Statesmen
in the event of the election of a Republican Presi-
Dallas, GEORGE M., of Pennsylvania, nomi. dent
nated for and elected Vice-President, 1844.... 18
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
Davis JEFFERSON, of Mississippi, supported, Dodge, Gen. Henry, of Wisconsin, nomi-
1860, for President in National Democratic Con-
nated for Vice-President by New-York Radicals in
His resolutions as they passed the Senate....... 194
1848, but declined.
Davis, John, of Massachusetts, defeated for
DONELSON, ANDREW J., of Tennessee, nomi-
Vice-President in Whig National Convention, 1844. 13
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
Dayton, WILLIAM L., of New-Jersey, Re-
for President in Democratic Convention, 1852... 20
Beaten for President in Democratic Conven-
publican nominee for Vice-President, 1856; de-
Nominated at Baltimore in 1860
DEJARRETTE, DANIEL C., of Virginia, for Dis-
Proposes to extend the Missouri Compromise to
Mr. Douglas' reply to Lincoln at Freeport.. 130
DELAWARE Declares for Free Territories
Mr. Douglas' "Harper" Essay on Popular 80-
through Legislative resolves in 1820.
vereignty in the Territories...
Also in 1849
201 Speech at Springfield, Ill., June 12, 1857.
DEMOCRACY OF MAINE for the Wilmot Pro-
Speech on the John Brown raid, July 16, 1860,
proposing a Sedition Law..
He tells what Popular Sovereignty has done for
DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTIONS. -First
at Baltimore in 1832.
10 Accepts Nomination for Presidency..
Second at Baltimore in 1885
11 Extract from Speech in favor of Missouri Como.
Third Deinscratic National Convention, 1840 12 promise
Downs, SOLOMON U., of Louisiana, beaten
Whig nominee for Vice-President, 1848
for Vice-President in Democratic Convention,
Elected Vice-President, 1848..
Defeated for President in Whig National Con-
EVERETT, EDWARD, of Massachusetts, Union
American nominee for President in 1856..
candidate for Vice-President in 1860...
Indorsed by Whig National Convention in 1856.
His views on Slavery-His “Knapsack" Speech
His views on Slavery-Buffalo Letter of 1838,
in Congress-Replies of Messrs. Mitchell, Ran.
and Albany Speech of 1856...
dolph and Cainbreleng-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...
for Vice-President in Democratic Convention of
His Acceptance of the Nomination for Vice.
President of the United States..
His views on the Sumner Outrage..
Nominated by Democratic Convention, 1860... 48
Declines the Nomination...
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
Presidential Elections since 1836..
Floyd, John, of Virginia, supported by
Aggregate vote by States, for President, from
South Carolina for President, 1832...
1824 to 1856..
239 FREE HOMESTEADS -Action of Congress on
Alabama vote for President.
granting free Homesteads to actual settlers.. 182
Governor, Congress, etc. 1859 248
Arkansas vote for President.
Mr. Grow's Ten-Year proposition defeated in
California vote for President..
Mr. Grow introduces another bill which is
passed in the House..
Connecticut vote for President..
The Senate refused to act upon it.
Mr. Grow introduces another in 1860, which
Delaware vote for President.
passes the House...
Rejected by the Senate.
Florida vote for President..
A compromise bill agreed upon.
Vetoed by the President..
Veto sustained by the Senate...
Georgia vote for President.
243 FRELINGHUYSEN, THEODORE, of New-Jersey,
Illinois vote for President..
220 Nominated and defeated for Vice-President in
Indiang vote for President.
222 Fremont, Col. John C., of California, Re-
246 publican nominee for President, 1856.
Iowa vote for President..
237 Defeated for President, 1856.
247 Declines a re-nomination, 1560..
Kentucky vote for President.
GARTRELL, Lucius J., of Georgia, for dis-
Louisiana vote for President..
243 GEORGIA LEGISLATURE censures Senator
Maine vote for President.
Berrien for voting to confirm Mr. Everett as Min-
ister to England..
Maryland vote for President.
241 GRAHAM, William A., of North Carolina,
Massachusetts vote for President.
217 Whig nominee for Vice-President, 1852.
2401 Defeated for Vice-President, 1852..
Michigan vote for President...
Chief Justice, 1859.
GRANGER, Francis, of New York, Presi-
Minnesota vote for Governor, 1859.
dent Anti-Masonic National Convention.
Missouri vote for President.
Beaten for Vice-President, 1836....
245 Guthrie, James, of Kentucky, supported
Mississippi vote for President..
for President in National Democratic Conven-
Governor, Congress, etc., 1859 248 tion....
New Hampshire vote for President.
Governor, 1859. 240 HALE, John P., of New-Hampshire, Free
New-Jersey vote for President..
217 Democratic nominee for President, 1852...
New-York vote for President.
HAMLIN, HANNIBAL, of Maine, nominated
Sec. State, Controller, etc.,
for Vice-President by Republican National Con-
240 vention, 1860.
North Carolina vote for President.
Renounces the Democratic party in the U. S.
Ohio vote for President..
Accepts nomination for Vice-President...:
" Governor, 1859.
245 Harrison, Gen. William H., of Ohio, nom-
Oregon vote for Congress, 1859.
inated and defeated for President in 1836.
Pennsylvania vote for President.
Nominated for President at Harrisburg, Decem-
ber, 1839; elected President in 1840.
Rhode Island vote for President.
Governor, 1860. 240 Hickman, John, of Pennsylvania, support-
South Carolina chooses Electors and Governor
ed for Vice-President in Republican Convention,
Tennessee vote for President.
Houston, Gen. Sam, of Texas, supported
Texas vote for President.
for President in Union Convention, 1860.
243 HUNTE!, Robert M. T., of Virginia, sup-
Vermont vote for President.
ported for President by Democratic National Con-
Virginia vote for President..
241 ILLINOIS DECLARES FOR FREE TERRITORIES
Wisconsin vote for President..
through Legislative Resolves....
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..... 12 Reëlected President in 1832..
JOHNSON, ANDREW, of Tennessee, supported MARBH, EPHRAIM, of New-Jersey, President
for President in National Democratic Convention : 41 American National Convention...
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 ...
tion in 1856..
MASSACHUSETTS DECLARES FOR
Nominated for Vice-President by Democratic
National Committee, 1860..
48 through Legislative Resolves; Whigs of Massa-
chusetts for freedom..
Speech on Slavery in the Territories in 1848
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, 1836..
affirming the absolute right of holding slaves
Also, in Republican Nat. Convention of 1860... 27
in the Territories....
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..
Nominated and elected Vice-President in 1836.. 12
McREA, JOHN.J., of Mississippi, for Dissolu-
Beaten for Vice-President in 1840..
Beaten for President in Democratic Convention, Missouri COMPROMISE, Adopted.
The Compromise Repealed,..
Johnson, WILLIAM Cost, of Maryland, Pre-
MITCHELL, JAMES C., of Tennessee, against
sident of Young Men's National Convention... 11
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....
92 MONROE, JAMES, of Virginia, elected Presi-
KILLINGER, JOHN W., of Pennsylvania, dent in 1816 and reëlected in 1820
offers an Anti-Slavery resolve in the American
MOORE, SUYDENHAM, of Alabama, for Disso-
KING, LEICESTER, of Ohio, President of Lib.
Morgan, William, revealer of Masonic Se-
erty Party National Convention, 1843.....
KING, WILLIAM R., of Alabama, beaten
MOREHEAD, John M., of North Carolina,
for Vice-President in Democratic Convention of
President Whig National Convention, 1848......
Democratic nominee for Vice-President in 1852. 20 Morris, Thomas, of Ohio, Liberty Party
Elected Vice-President in 1852..
22 nominee for President in 1844..
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...
Nominated for Vice-President by Seceders at
NEW JERSEY LEGISLATURE FOR FREE TER-
Baltimore in 1860..
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,..
Ditto in 1847-8-9..
LAWRENCE, ABBort, of Massachusetts, de-
Gen. John A. Dix presents resolutions to United
feated for Vice-President in Whig Convention, 1848. 15
LEAKE, SHELTON F., of Virginia, for Disso-
The Whigs in State Convention declare for Free.
dom. Address reported by James Brooks... 2 7
Free Democracy of New York for Freedom.
LEE, HENRY, of Massachusetts, supported
Resolutions presented by John Cochrane..... 207
by South Carolina for Vice-President, 1832. 11 ORDINANCE of 1784 (Jefferson's) against
LEMOYNE, FRANCIS J., of Pennsylvania, Slavery in Territories....
Abolition candidate for Vice-President, 1840.. 12 ORDINANCE of 1787 (Dane's) prohibiting
LETCHER, JOHN (Governor of Virginia), Slavery in Northwest Territory.
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..
His letter to Committee of Merchants........ 167
INCOLN, ABRAHAM, of Illinois, defeated for
Vice-President in Republican Convention, 1856...
22 Ohio DECLARES FOR FREEDOM through Legis-
Nominated for President by Republican Conven-
LEGISLATURE FOR FREE
Speech at Springfield, II., June 17, 1858
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
206 Elected President,
Accepts nomination for Presidency
Defeated for President in National Con., 1856 24
LUCAS, Gen. ROBERT, President first Demo-
Receives one vote for President in National
cratic National Convention..
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.
MAINE DEMOCRACY FOR THE WILMOT PRO-
PINCKNEY, CHARLES C., of South Carolina,
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....
No Platform adopted by second Democratic SLAVERY Estension or RESTRICTION, His-
Convention; no Platform adopted by Whig
tory of the struggle for...,
Convention at Harrisburg, 1839; First Demo-
cratic National Platform, 1840.
Origin and Progress of Slavery in America...
British Decisions affecting Slavery in the Colo-
Whig National Platform, 1844.
Democratic National Platform, 1844
Savery under the Confederation.
Liberty Party Platform, 1844
Jefferson's Ordinance of 1784, providing for the
No Platform adopted openly by Whig Con-
Government of the Territories and the exciu.
Democratic National Platform, 1848.
sion of Slavery therefrom....
Yeas and Nays ert in Continental Congress 52
Buffalo Free Soil Platform, 1848.
Ordinance of 1787, prohibiting Slavery in the
Whig National Platform, 1852.
Democratic National Platform, 1852.
The Federal Constitution on Slavery..
Free Democratic Platform, 1852.
Constitutional Amendments affecting slavery;
Republican National Platform, 1856.
Cessions of Territory by Slave States; Early
Anierican National Platform, 1856
Democratic National Platform, 1856.
attempts to override the Ordinance of '87 53
Whig National Platform, 1856..
Reports of John Randolph of Va., and Franklin
of N, C., in opposition thereto; The first Mis-
Republican National Platform, 1860.
Constitutional Union Party Platform, 1860. 29
Slavery Restriction proposed by Gen. James
Democratic (Douglas) Platform of 1860...
Talimadge of N. Y.; Proposition sustained by
Addition thereto by Baltimore Convention. 43
the House ; Remarks thereon by Mr. T. Fuller
Seceders' Platform adopted at Charleston.. 41
The same readopted by the Seceders' (Breckin-
Remarks of Gen. Tallmadge of N. Y.
ridge) Convention at Baltimore.....
Reply of Mr. Scott of Mo....
POLK, JAMES K., of Tennessee, nominated
Restriction negatived in the Senate.
for and elected President, 1844..
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..
Resolves of Legislature of N. Y., in favor of
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
Pugu, James L., of Alabama, for Dissolu-
by the Senate..
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
16 Yeas (14 only from Free States) to 87 Days
Beaten for Vice-President in Democratic Con-
(all from Free States)..
24 The third Missouri Struggle; Enlargement of
Missouri in 1836; Annexation of Texas.. 65
ANDOLPH, John, of Virginia, on Everett, 204
Address of John Q. Adams and other Whig
RAYNOR KENNETH, North Carolina, de-
members against such Annexation...
feated for President in American Convention,
Mr. Calhoun's dispatch to Mr. King; Mr. John
P. Hale proposes a division of Texas.
Annexation project of Milton Brown of Tenn. ;
REPUBLICAN NationAL CONVENTION, 1856 22 Adopted, Yeas 118, Nays 101; Proposition of
REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION, 1860 26
Mr. Foster of Tenn...
Annexation carried in Senate, 26 to 25; The
REVOLUTION Proposed by William L. Yan-
The Clayton Compromise; Mr. J. M. Rooi's Re-
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
Ind. ; Slavery excluded from Oregon Terri-
Rosa, RICHARD, beaten for Vice-President
Mr. Douglas, of Illinois, proposes to extend the
Missouri line of restriction to the Pacific.. 74
Rusk, 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-
tions ; Gen, Sam Houston's proposition; Hen-
ry Clay's plan of Compromise; John Bell's
Scott, Gen. WINFIELD, of New-York, de-
feated for President at Harrisburg, 1839....
Objections to Mr. Clay's scheme by Foote of
Defeated for President in Whig Convention,
Miss. and Mason, of Va...
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
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..
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, aud
passed in separate bills; The Kansas-Nebraska
Gen. Joseph Lane for Vice-President...
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... 80
He amends his bill; Mr. Chase proposes to au-
His “ Irrepressible Conflict " Speech at Roches-
thorize the people of Kansas to prohibit Sla-
very therein; Opposed by Messrs. Bell, Doug.
SERGEANT, John, of Pennsylvania, beaten
las, etc., and defeated..
for Vice-President in 1832..
Mr. Clayton's *. American" amendment; Mr.
Defeated for Vice-President in Whig National
Chase moves that the people of the Territory
Convention, 1844. ...
be authorized to elect their own Governor;
Defeated by 30 to 10; Mr. Seward's speech
SINGLETON, Orho R., of Mississippi, for Dis-
against the hill...
172 The Kansas-Nebraska bill passes the Senate $4
The Kansas-Nebraska bill passes the House. 85 TYLER, John, of Virginia, nominated and
Yeas 113, Nays, 10), thereon..
defeated for Vice-President, 1885-6.
The clause of said bill repealing the Missouri
Compromise ; President Pierce on Kansas Af-
Nominated for Vice-President, at Harrisburg,
1839, and elected in 1840.
fairs in '50-'6; Mr. Douglas's Report on do.,
March 12, '56
87 Two-THIRDS Rule adopted by first Demo-
Minority Report of Mr. Collamer of Vermont... 89
cratic Convention, 1832
House orders an investigation of Kansas frauds;
Report of Messrs. Howard and Sherman there- Toucey, Isaac, of Connecticut, supported
House votes to admit Kansas as a Free State..
for President by Democratic National Convention.
dir. 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..
Foster's, Wilson's and Sewaru's ; Passage of
Nominated for President in 1885, and elected in
Br. 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.
Remarks of Messrs. Hale, Stward, Mason, Wil-
Defeated in Democratic National Convention,
son and Pugh thereon..
President Buchanan on the Lecompton Constitu-
Nominated for President by Buffalo Convention,
Mr. Douglas's speech against Lecompton. 114
Actiun on Lecompton in Kansas.
On Slavery in the Territories, letter to Water-
bury and others. ...
Mr. Buchanan's special Lecompton Message.
Provisions of Lecompton Constitution respecting
VOTE IN WHIG NATIONAL CONVENTION,
1852, on Resolve appreving Compromise Measures
The Lecompton bill; Passed in the Senate, but
defeated in the House ; The Crittenden-Mont-
121 WARD, John E., of Georgia, President of
Yeas and Nays on adopting substitu'e.
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.
er's casting vote; The English Compromise
Defeated for President in Whig Convention, 1848
Beaten for President in Whig Convention, 1852.. 18
Carried through both Houses; The Wyandot
Convention and Constitution.
Memorial to Congress for Slavery Restriction ... 59
Mr. Grow proposes, and the House votes to ad-
His view on the powers of Supreme Court.... 177
mit Kansas under the Wyandot Constitution;
Speech against Slavery Extension.
Senate refuses to act on the bill....... 126 / WELLER, Col. JOHN B., of California,
beaten for Vice-President in Democratic National
SLAVE-TRADE ADVOCATED in Democratic
National Convention by Mr. Gaulden, of Georgia. 39
Also by Governor Adams, of S. C., in Message to
Whic NationAL CONTENTIONS, held at Har-
208 risburg, Penn., 1839
Held at Baltimore, Md., 1844
SPENCER, AMBROSE, of New-York, Presi-
Held at Philadelphia, Penn., 1848.
dent Whig National Convention, 1814
18 Held at Baltimore, Md., 1852
Held at Baltimore, Md., 1556
SPENCER, Joan C, of New York, Presi-
dent Anti-Masonic National Convention
WHITE, Hugh L., of Tennessee, unsuccess-
ful candidate for President
STEVENSON, ANDREW, of Virginia, Presi-
dont Second Democratic National Convention..... 12
Wilmot, David, of Pennsylvania, defeated
Ditto, President National Democratic Conven-
for Vice-President in Republican Convention, 1856 22
Temporary Chairman of Republican National
STRANGE, ROBERT, of North Carolina, beaten
for Vice-President in Democratic Convention,
Wilson, Gen. HENRY, of Massachusetts,
President of Free Democratic National Conven-
SUMNER, CHARLES, of Massachusetts, de-
feated for Vice-President in Republican National
Wirt, WILLIAM, of Maryland, Anti-Ya-
sonic candidate for President, 1832
SUPREME COURT, POWER AND DUTIES OF-
Wilkins, William, of Pennsylvania, sup-
Opinions of Thomas Jefferson.
ported by Pennsylvania for Vice-President, 1832.. 11
Opinions of John Taylor of Caroline, Va., John WISCONSIN declares for Free Territory,
Randolph of Roanoke, Nathaniel 'Macon of
through Legislative Resolves......
N. C., and John Bacon, of Massachusetts 175
Opinions of John J. Crittenden, Nathaniel Macon,
WOODBURY, Levi, of New Hampshire, beaten
Janes 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-
vention of 1844, but declined..
son, Gen, Andrew Jackson, and Daniel Web-
177 YANCEY, WILLIAM L., of Alabama, offers
TAYLOR RATIFICATION MEETING at Phila-
a “non-interference” resolve in Democratic Con-
delphia, 1848, and Resolves
He advocates Revolution in the South..
TAYLOR, ZACHARY, of Louisiana, Whig
nominee for President, 1848
YOUNG, Col. SAMUEL, of New-York, Presi-
Elected President in 1848.
dent of the Barnburners' Convention at Utica in
LDEN, DANIEL R., of Ohio, proposes
Offers Anti-Slavery Resolves in Senate of New-
Aavery Restriction in Whig Convention, 1843 .... 18