Jacob Thompson March 6, 1857
Caleb B. Smith March 5, 1861
John P. Usher Jan. 8, 1863
James Harlan May 15, 1865
Orville H. Browning July 27, 1866
Jacob D. Cox March 5, 1869
Columbus Delano Nov. 1, 1870
Zachariah Chandler Oct. 19, 1875
Carl Schurz March12, 1877
Samuel J. KirkwoodMarch 5, 1881
Henry M. Teller April 6, 1882
L. Q. C. Lamar March 6, 1885
William F. Vilas Jan. 16, 1888
John W. Noble March 5, 1889
Hoke SmithMarch 6, 1893
David R. Francis Aug.24, 1896
Cornelius N. Bliss March 5, 1897
Ethan A. Hitchcock Dec. 21, 1898
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Samuel OsgoodSept.26, 1789
Timothy PickeringAug. 12, 1791
Joseph Habersham Feb.25, 1795
Gideon Granger Nov.28, 1801
Return J. Meigs, Jr March17, 1814
John McLean June 26, 1823
William T. BarryMarch 9, 1829
Amos Kendall May 1, 1835
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stification, for such as caught a generous elevation of spirit from the speculative enthusiasm of Rousseau.
For us who stand in the dusty matterof-fact world of to-day, there is a touch of pathos in recollections of the ardor for democratic liberty that filled the air of Europe and America a century ago with such quickening influences.
We may sometimes catch ourselves regretting that the inoculations of experience have closed our systems against the infections of hopeful revolution.
Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive, But to be young was very heaven!
O times In which the meagre, stale, forbidding ways Of custom, law, and statute took at once The attraction of a country in romance!
When Reason seemed the most to assert her rights, When most intent on making of herself A prime Enchantress, to assist the work Which then was going forward in her name!
Not favored spots alone, but the whole earth, The beauty wore of promise, that which sets (As at some moment might not be un