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[647] the Mexicans, 187; nominated for President, and elected, 192; vote received, 193; inaugurated, 198; 199; 200; 201; Special Message, 202; Annual Message. 202; communicates the California Constitution, 203; his death, 2081; proclamation against fillibustering, 269.

Taylor, John W., of N. Y., 75; his speech on the Missouri question, 77; 78.

Tennessee, slave population in 1790, 36; withdraws from the Charleston Convention, 318; refuses to secede, 349; population in 1860, 351 ; her answer to the President's call, 459; progress of Secession in, 481 to 484; vote on Secession; the “conservative” party, 481; makes a convention with the Confederacy, 482; Ordinance of Secession, 482-3; vote on separation, 483; 496; reign of terror in, 514. See East Tennessee.

Texas, reasons for its Annexation, 68; historical sketch of, 147-8; early efforts to purchase it, 149); revolution in, 150-1; Webster opposes the Annexation of, 152-8; further efforts to acquire it, 154-8; Whigs in Congress protest against Annexation, 159; Van Buren and Clay oppose it, 161-4; Col. Benton on, 165; influence of the question on the Presidential election, 166-8; Calhoun favors Annexation, 169 to 171; Congressional, 171 to 174; Annexation consummated, 175; admitted into the Union, 185-6; 209; withdraws from the Dem. Convention, 315; Houston and Runnells, 339 ; secession of, and vote thereon, 348 population in 1860, 351; 373; Twiggs's treason, etc., 413; 514-15.

Thayer, James S., in Tweddle Hall, 392-3 ; 396.

Theodora, the, conveys Mason and Slidell, 606.

Thomas, Adjutant Gen., accompanies Gen. Cameron on his Western tour, 590; 615.

Thomas, Col., (Rebel,) killed at Bull Run, 543.

Thomas, Francis, replies to Mr. May, 564.

Thomas, Gen., crosses the Potomac, 215.

Thomas, Jesse B., of 111., on Missouri, 79.

Thomas, Philip Francis, appointed Secretary of the Treasury, 411; resigns, 412.

Thompson, Jeff., 574; is defeated at Fredericktown, Mo, 591.

Thompson, Jacob, fraud discovered in his Department, 410; advises the traitors of the Star of the West's departure; his resignation, 412; 485.

Thompson, Judge James, of Pa., speaks in favor of the Fugitive Slave Law, 212.

Thompson, George, 127.

Tipton, Mo., Gen. Fremont is visited by Gen. Cameron and suite at, 590.

Titus, Col., of Fla., a Border Ruffian, 243.

Tod, Gov. David, of Ohio, chosen President of the Douglas Convention, 318.

Tompkins. Lieut. C. H., dashes into Fairfax, 533.

Toombs, Robert, of Ga., 382: his dispatch to Georgia, 384; 88; a member of Davis's Cabinet, 429.

Topeka, Kansas, Free-State Convention at, 240; the Legislature at, dispersed, 244.

Toucey, Isaac, in the Dem. Convention, 317.

Townsend, Col. F., at Little Bethel, 529-30.

Travis, Col., put to death in Texas, 150.

Trenholm, Mr., of S. C., offers resolves favoring “cooperation,” 313-4.

Trent, the, Mason and Slidell abstracted from, 606; Secretary Welles on the seizure, 606; Great Britain's course, 607-8.

Trescott, Wm. H., Garnett's letter to, 479-80.

Troup, Gov., of Ga., sympathizes with the Nullifiers, 100; his treatment of the Indians, 103.

True American, The, on the President's call, 457.

Trumbull, Lyman, Of 11., 307; 568; offers an amendment to the Confiscation bill, 569.

Truxillo, landing and death of Walker at, 277.

Tuck, Amos, of N. H., a member of the “Peace Conference,” 398; resolutions of, 399; 404.

Turrill. Joel, of N. Y., 145.

Tuscarora, U. S. Gunboat, blockades the Sumter, 602; blockades the Nashville, 603.

Tyler, Col., routed in West Virginia, 525.

Tyler, Gen., at Bull Run, 539; 541-2.

Tyler, John, sketch of his political life. 154 to 156; 169; 174; 185; Chairman of the “Peace Conference,” 397; 402.

Twiggs, Gen., surrenders in Texas, 413; 442.


Union humane Society, the, 112.

Unitarians, the, and Slavery, 121.

United States Telegraph, The, 143.

Universalists, the, and Slavery, 121.

Upton, Mr., of Va., in XXXVIIth Congress, 559.

Utica, N. Y., Abolitionists dispersed at, 127.

Utica Observer, The, on the President's call, 455-6.


Vallandigham, C. L., of Ohio, catechises old Brown, 293; his opinion of Brown, 294; his “Peace” proposition, 384-5; remarks at the Extra Session, censuring the Administration, 561; moves provisos to thee Army Appropriation bill, etc., 561 ; 562; 615; 629.

Van Buren, John, on Fugitive Slave Act, 213.

Van Buren, Martin, influences causing his defeat in the Baltimore Convention of 1844, 69: supports the Tariff of 1828, 91: supplants Calhoun as Vice-President in 1832. 93; allusion to, 130; makes an offer to Mexico for Texas, 149; his reply to Gen. Hunt, 151; is beaten by Gen. Harrison, 154: 156 ; 159: his reply to Wm. H. Hammet, 161 162; 163; 165 ; letter to Waterbury and others, 190); nominated for President by the Free-Soilers, 191; to Minister Van Ness, 269; 426.

Vandever, Mr., of Iowa, offers a resolution, 568.

Vermont, slave population of, in 1790, 36; 326.

Verplanck, Gulian C., his Tariff bill, 101.

victor, O. J., reference to his “History of the Southern Rebellion,” 350.

Vienna, Va., the affair at, 533-4; reoccupied by our forces, 620.

Vincennes, U. S. Ship, runs aground, 603.

Virginia, 17; feeble colonial growth, natural advantages of, etc., 28; negroes first introduced, 29; slave population of, in 1791;: troops furnished during the Revolution, 36; her territorial claims, 37: her deed of cession to the Confederation, 38; legislative resolves of 1789. 84; sympathizes with South Carolina in her Nullificaticn defeat, 100; first Abolition Society in, 107; Convention of 1829, 108 to 111; resolution of the Legislature on the suppression of Abolition, 123 ; relations with the District of Columbia, 142; Resolutions of ‘98 and ‘99 indorsed by the Democeratic Convention of 1852, 222; withdrawal of delegates from the (Charleston Convention, 318; the position of Letcher as Governor, 340; State unable to secede, 348-9; population in 1860), 851; Convention of to ratify the Federal Constitution, 357; calls the “ Peace” Conference. 396-7; sends new Commissioners to President Lincoln, 452; the President's reply to the Commissioners. 452 ; Secession of the State, and the Convention's vote thereon, 452 ; her answer to the President's call for troops, 459; emissaries of, sent to Baltimore, 462; State troops seize Harper's Ferry, 462; she threatens Western Maryland, 468; commences hostilities before she is fairly out of the Union, 473; allusion to the Convention of, 486; enters into a Convention with the Southern Confederacy. 477; reign of terror in; the “situation” considered by Messrs. Stuart and Mason, 478-9; popular vote on the Ordinance of Secession, 479; M. R. H. Garnett on Virginia and West Virginia, 479-80; sends no delegates to the Kentucky “ Peace” Convention, 495; allusion to her Disunion, 510; Convention between the State and the Confederacy, 516; Letcher calls out the militia to repel Federal invasion, 516-17; admitted into the Confederacy, and Gen. Lee placed in command of the Confederate forces, 518; boundary between West and Old Virginia, 527; the President's Message with regard to, 557. See West Virginia, Norfolk, Bethel, Bull Run, etc.

voyages, Ocean, by 8th Census, 23.

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