Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Louisiana” in chapter 1.35, section c.1.35.125, page 298 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
...he Supreme Court of the United States, by President Franklin Pierce, an offer which was declined, he preferring to devote his time to private practice—for be it understood that Mr. Benjamin, of Louisiana , stood second to no lawyer in the land.
In the Senate he was among the foremost, and Charles Sumner, whom he often opposed in debate, declared that Mr. Benjamin was the most eloquent speaker to w...
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