Abaco, The Island of, 176; 598.
Abolitionists, Convention of in 1823-4, 113; irreverent and “infidel” tendencies of, 121; they oppose Clay
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.
, Charles Francis
, nominated for Vice-President
by the “Freesoilers,” 191.
, ex-Gove., one of South Carolina
's Commissioners to Washington
, of Kentucky
, 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.
, 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.
, Samuel, 42.
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.
, William, (Gov.
) of S. C.
Aiken, U. S. Cutter
, surrendered to the South Carolinas, 410; reappears as the Petrel
, 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
, 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
, originally included in the District of Columbia, 142; retaken by Unionists
Alien and Sedition laws, 82-3; are denounced by Jefferson
, in his “Resolutions of ‘98,” 84.
Alleghany Summit, Va., battle at, 527.
, military organization at, in 1860, for defense of “Southern rights,” 396.
's speech at the Court House
of, 138; Federal property taken thither from St. Louis
, and The St. Louis Observer
American Colonization Society, The 73.
American Society for promoting National Unity, The, 439; programme of, 439-40.
, 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.
, Richard C., of Ky.
, appointed to attend the Panama Congress
, Gov. John
A., of Mass.
, a delegate to the Chicago Convention, 321; his correspondence with Mayor Brown
, of Baltimore
, T. A., of Phila., letter refusing the use of his hall to George W. Curtis
, landing of Gen. Butler
B., of R. I.
, his speech on the crisis, 381-2; allusion to, 404.
, a fugitive slave in California
, defeated at Palo Alto
, 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.
, organization of, 75; 108.
, orders the surrender of the Pensacola
, 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
, 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.
, Rev. John
A., of Miss.
, reference to, 350; extract from his “Iron furnace,” 514.
, seizure of the Federal Arsenal
, 411; a letter from, in testimony of the common use of deadly weapons by the Southrons, 500.
) Chronicle, The
, extract from, 123; citation from.
“Death to the Abolitionist,” 128; citation from, 347.