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p would not come to my eyes, for my friend was wounded. Silently, and in small hours of the morning, I passed from my room to his; quietly opening the door, I called his name, and found that he, too, had been sleepless. Without a word of explanation, I went in the darkness to his bedside and leaned over him. He locked me in his embrace, and, shall I say it? we wept without a word; and I retired. Such, sir, was my friendship — such, his. My friend, Mr. President, was born on the 6th of September, in the year 1816, and consequently would have been forty five years of age on his approaching birth- day. A native of Georgia, and educated in his native State, he afterwards graduated at the University of our State with the highest honors that University can grant. Immediately thereafter he proceeded to the study and practice of the law in his native city, and that profession he prosecuted, unremittingly, down to the time of his connection with this Congress. He was seldom engaged