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sed to come in the evening and talk his strong common-sense. Sometimes he favored me with shrewd criticisms of men and things. Once he was very indignant with Mr. Cushing for ripping out his scientific stuff to impress me; but I have found, and so told Mr. Cushing, that I do not know much, but things I do know well, he does not. Mr. Cushing, that I do not know much, but things I do know well, he does not. Once Mr. Guthrie sat down in one of the trumpery chairs in our furnished house, and being very tired, dropped asleep. He was a very large man and proved too much for the chair, so it gave way with a crack which wakened him. He rose deliberately, examined the chair for some minutes, then looked at me quizzically, and said, You know a man is heavier when he is asleep, do you suppose it possible I could have been asleep? He lived a few doors from us, and Mr. Cushing boarded not far off. Mr. Campbell lived more in the centre of the city, and Governor Marcy only a few squares from the Executive Mansion. Mr. Dobbin, the Secretary of the Navy, was also quite n
household. The Honorable William Appleton, Robert C. Winthrop, Caleb Cushing, Edward Everett, Colonel Charles Green, of The Post, Professor hink, was considered a kind of ward politician. This speech and Mr. Cushing's address of welcome are here quoted to show the tone Mr. Davis all was packed and the meeting was enthusiastic. The Honorable Caleb Cushing introduced Mr. Davis to the assembly in the following speech, om the Boston Morning Post, October 12, 1858. The welcome of Mr. Cushing was extremely cordial, cheer upon cheer going up in token of thetion of the Democrats of this locality. Address of Honorable Caleb Cushing. Mr. President, Fellow-Citizens: I present myself beforso long and so happily enjoyed. Your own great statesman (the Hon. Caleb Cushing) who has introduced me to this assembly, has been too long nd these, added to the address of my old and intimate friend, General Cushing, bear to me fresh testimony, which I shall be happy to carry a
s made to proceed to an election for President, on April 30th, Louisiana, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, and Texas withdrew in orderly procession; Tennessee, Kentucky, California, and Oregon followed. The president of the convention, General Caleb Cushing, then withdrew; a part of the Massachusetts delegation followed. Some few delegates from five of the eight seceding States remained, and the convention passed a resolution to recommend the Democratic party of the several States to supply two sections are not the same people, but are the complement of each other, and their extreme opinions would have thus been modified by the education of each in the other's sphere. In Baltimore. June 18th, the convention met again with General Cushing again in the chair. Everyone who could find standing room went from the adjacent cities. It put one in mind of the old Scotch song, O little wot ye wha's coming. New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Ohio, Illinois, Kentucky, Ten