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parative youth for a Presidential candidate, with resistless fascination, to the noble young men of our country; while his silence and patience throughout the canvass, under a perfect tempest of preposterous yet annoying calumnies, had contributed to widen the circle of his admirers and friends.
A most wanton and brutal personal assault
May 22, 1856. on Senator Sumner, of Massachusetts, by Representative Brooks of South Carolina, abetted by Representatives Keitt, of South Carolina, and Edmundson, of Virginia, doubt-less contributed also to swell the Republican vote of the following Autumn.
Mr. Sumner had made an elaborate speech in the Senate on the Kansas question — a speech not without grave faults of conception and of style, but nowise obnoxious to the charge of violating the decencies of debate by unjustifiable personalities.
Yet, on the assumption that its author had therein unwarrantably assailed and ridiculed Judge Butler--one of South Carolina's Senators, and a relative
t Royal forts, 604; Rebels surrender to, 605; 627.
Duryea, Col. 11.
B., 529; at Little Bethel, 531.
Earle, Thomas, biographer of Benj. Lundy. 115.
early, Col., (Rebel,) at Bull Run, 543.
East Tennessee, Declaration of Grievances by the people of, 4,3-4; Unionism in; persecution by the Rebels, 484; her expectations from our forces in Kentucky, 616; her hopes blasted by Schoepf's retreat.
Eddy, Sam., of R. I., on Missouri Compromise, 80.
Edmonds, John W., 166.
Edmundson, Henry A., of Va., abettor of the assault on Sumner, 299.
Edwards, Rev. Jonathan, extract from his sermon on the Slave-Trade, etc., 50; 70; 255; 501.
Edwardsville, Ill., fugitive-slave case at, 217-18.
Elliot, John M., of Ky., in Conf.
Elliot's Debates, extract from, 81.
Ellis, Gov. John W., of N. C., calls a Convention, 348; his seizure of Federal property, 411-12; answers President's call for troops, 459 ; exerts his influence for Secession; seizes Federal