Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Breckinridge” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: March 4, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
... power which had swept away the old Whig party.
They all went down before the antislavery party of the North.
History would bear to after times no sublimer record than that of the gallant band of Breckinridge men, who refused at Charleston to sell their birthright for the spools of party.
He denied the position of the gentleman from Rockbridge that the Cotton States sought the aid of Virginia for a self...
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