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nd perils — appealed, in view of his comparative 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 So
Kane, Judge John I., letter to from Polk, 169; his decision in the case of Euphemia Williams, 216.
Kane, George P., Marshal of the Baltimore Police, 421; puts a stop to the riot at Baltimore, 464; his dispatch to Bradley T. Johnson, 465; is sent to Fort McHenry by Gen. Butler, 529.
Kansas, the Nebraska-Kansas struggle, 224 to 251; admitted as a State, 251.
(See John Brown, Border Ruffians, etc.)
Kearsarge, U. S. Gunboat, blockades the Sumter at Gibraltar, 602.
Keitt, Lawrence M., of S. C., an abettor of the assault on Sumner, 299; in Secession Convention, 345.
Kelley, Col., of W. Va., in command of Camp Carlile, Ohio, 520; crosses to Wheeling, 522; is wounded at Philippi, 522; captures Romney, etc., 527.
Kelly, William, at Tweddle Hall, 388.
Kendall, Amos, to P. M. at Charleston, 129.
Kentucky, 17; slave population in 1790, 36; unanimously devoted to Jefferson, etc., 83; the Resolutions of ‘98, 83; withdrawal of delegates from the Douglas Co