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Abaco, The Island of, 176; 598.

Abolitionists, Convention of in 1823-4, 113; irreverent and “infidel” tendencies of, 121; they oppose Clay for President in 1844, 167.

Abolition Society of Pennsylvania, The, 107.

Aborigines, The Enslavement of, 27; do, by the Puritans, 30.

Academies, etc., number of, by the 8th Census, 23.

Adams, Charles Francis, nominated for Vice-President by the “Freesoilers,” 191.

Adams, ex-Gove., one of South Carolina's Commissioners to Washington, 411.

Adams, Green, of Kentucky, 194.

Adams, John, allusion to, 33; 35; 42; letter from, to Robt. G. Evans, 51; letter to Jefferson on the Missouri Restriction, 80; becomes President in 1797, 88; his Treaty with the Indians in 1798, 102.

Adams, John Quincy, his firm stand in behalf of the Georgia Indians, 103; attempts to purchase Texas, 149; unites in an anti-Annexation Address, 159; allusion to, 248; 250; favors the Panama Congress, 267-8; 357.

Adams, Samuel, 42.

Adrain, Garnet B., of N. J., Resolution, 374.

Agriculture, 19; 20-21; statistics of by 8th U. S. Census, 22; value of implements of, by do., 28.

Aiken, William, (Gov.) of S. C., 241.

Aiken, U. S. Cutter, surrendered to the South Carolinas, 410; reappears as the Petrel, 599.

Alabama, 123; Legislature of favors Annexation, 157; the “Union” party triumph in, 211; Legislative instructions to her delegates to the Demoeratic National Convention, 312-13; statement and withdrawal of the delegation, 313-14; secession meeting in, 330; her Commissioner at the South Carolina Convention, 344; Governor of, sends a dispatch to the Convention, 345; secession of, and vote thereon, 347; population in 1860, 351; “Declaration of causes” at Mobile, 355; offers volunteers to South Carolina, 410; seizure of Federal property in, 412; surrender of the U. S. cutter Cass to, 413.

Alabama, The Privateer, is fitted out at Liverpool, for Rebel service, 603.

Alamo, the, battle of, 150.

Albany, N. Y., “Peace” Convention at, 388-96.

Albany Argus, The, editorial of, sympathizing with and justifying “the South,” 395; against “coercion,” 396; on the President's call for troops, 456-7.

Albany Evening Journal, The, editorial of, in favor of “Conciliation,” 366-61; citation from, 632.

Alexander I. of Russia, arbitrates between Great Britain and the United States, 176.

Alexandria, Va., originally included in the District of Columbia, 142; retaken by Unionists, 533.

Alien and Sedition laws, 82-3; are denounced by Jefferson, in his “Resolutions of ‘98,” 84.

Alleghany Summit, Va., battle at, 527.

Allentown, Pa., military organization at, in 1860, for defense of “Southern rights,” 396.

Alton, Ill., Lovejoy's speech at the Court House of, 138; Federal property taken thither from St. Louis, 490. See Lovejoy, and The St. Louis Observer.

American Colonization Society, The 73.

American Society for promoting National Unity, The, 439; programme of, 439-40.

Anderson, Maj. Robert, evacuates Fort Moultrie and occupies Fort Sumter, 407-8; The Charleston Courier accuses him of commencing civil war, 408; attempt to relieve him by the Star of the West, 412; confers with Col. Lamon, 442; is notified that he will be attacked, 443; surrenders the fort, 448; his report to the Secretary of War, 449; is in command in Kentucky; solicits reenforcements from Fremont, 587; 612; 613.

Anderson, Richard C., of Ky., appointed to attend the Panama Congress, 268-9.

Andrew, Gov. John A., of Mass., a delegate to the Chicago Convention, 321; his correspondence with Mayor Brown, of Baltimore, 465-6.

Andrews, T. A., of Phila., letter refusing the use of his hall to George W. Curtis, 367.

Annapolis, Md., landing of Gen. Butler at, 469.

Anthony, Henry B., of R. I., his speech on the crisis, 381-2; allusion to, 404.

Archy, a fugitive slave in California, 218.

Arista, Gen., defeated at Palo Alto, 187.

Arkansas, legislative enslavement of free negroes in, 73; withdraws from the Democratic National Convention, 315; 341; secession of, and vote thereon, 348; population in 1860, 351; progress of secession in; Convention votes not to secede, 486; Ordinance of secession passed; the nature of her tenure to her soil; action of the “conservatives,” 487; seizure of Fort Smith, 488; testimony of Gen. Gantt in regard to Union sentiment in, 515.

Arkansas Territory, organization of, 75; 108.

Armstrong, Commander, orders the surrender of the Pensacola forts, 412.

Atchison, David R., his advice to the Border Ruffians, 237; surrounds Lawrence with an army of Missourians, 243; 244; 283; defeats a small Union force in Northern Missouri, 587.

Atherton, Charles G., of N. H., offers resolutions to reject petitioners for the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia, 146.

Atlantic States, The, proverty of at close of Revolution, 18; obstacles to transportation in, 19.

Aughey, Rev. John A., of Miss., reference to, 350; extract from his “Iron furnace,” 514.

Augusta, Ga., seizure of the Federal Arsenal, 411; a letter from, in testimony of the common use of deadly weapons by the Southrons, 500.

Agusta (Ga.) Chronicle, The, extract from, 123; citation from. “Death to the Abolitionist,” 128; citation from, 347.

Austin, Moses, 148.

Austin, Stephen, F., 148; 150.

Avery, William W., of N. C., 278; his resolves in the Democratic National Convention, 309-10; his speech there, 311; 318.

Avis, camp. John, referred to in one of John Brown's letters, 296; his treatment of old Brown, 289.

Ayres, Capt., engaged at Blackburn's Ford, 539.

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