to 18th1818 to 1824
Jesse B. Thomas15th to 19th1818 to 1826
John McLean18th to 20th1824 to 1830
Elias Kent Kane19th to 23d1826 to 1835
David J. Baker21st1830
John M. Robinson21st to 27th1831 to 1841
William L. D. Ewing24th1836
United States Senators—Continued.
Richard M. Young25th to 27th1837 to 1843
Samuel McRoberts27th1841 to 1843
Sidney Breese28th to 31st1843 to 1849
James Semple28th1843 to 1846
Stephen A. Douglas29th to 37th1847 to 1861
James Shields31st to 33d1849 to 1855
Lymnan Trumbull34th to 42d1855 to 1871
Orville H. Browning37th1861
William A. Richardson37th to 39th1863 to 1865
Richard Yates39th to 42d1865 to 1871
John A. Logan42d to 45th1871 to 1877
Richard J. Oglesby43d to 46th1873 to 1878
David Davis45th to 47th1877 to 1883
John A. Logan46th to 49th1879 to 1886
Shelby M. Cullum48th to —1883 to —
Charles B. Farwell50th to 51st1887 to 1891
John M. Palmer52d to 55th1891 to 1897
William E. Mason55th to 58th1897 t
ct that Judge Douglas alleges, after running through the history of the old Democratic and the old Whig parties, that Judge Trumbull and myself made an arrangement in 1854 by which I was to have the place of General Shields in the United States Senate, and Judge Trumbull was to have the place of Judge Douglas.
Now all I have to say upon that subject is that I think no man—not even Judge Douglas—can prove it, because it is not true.
I have no doubt he is conscientious in saying it. As to those to read, as being the platform of the Republican party in 1854, I say I never had anything to do with them; and I think Trumbull never had. Judge Douglas cannot show that either of us ever did have anything to do with them.
I believe this is true a
This is the plain truth about all that matter of the resolutions.
Now, about this story that Judge Douglas tells of Trumbull bargaining to sell out the old Democratic party, and Lincoln agreeing to sell out the Old Whig party, I have the means o