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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 295 1 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 229 1 Browse Search
Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party at the times of their Delivery. 164 0 Browse Search
William Alexander Linn, Horace Greeley Founder and Editor of The New York Tribune 120 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 78 0 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 66 2 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3 60 0 Browse Search
James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley 54 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 51 1 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 40 0 Browse Search
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of amending the 4th section of the act making regulations concerning licenses; by Mr. Newton, of incorporating the Richmond and Liverpool Packet Company; by Mr. Wood, of reporting a bill to establish a School of Military Science in connection with the University of Virginia; by Mr. Bisbie, of incorporating the Virginia Boot and Shoe Manufacturing Company; by Mr. Alderson, of constructing a turnpike from the mouth of Twenty-Mile Greek on the Western and Gauly Bridge Turnpike Company, by way of Clay C. H., terminating at the upper three forks of Sandy; by Mr. Bell, of changing the time of holding the Circuit Courts of Page county. Petitions, &c., Presented.--By Mr. Graham, the petition of Solomon D. Maxwell and others, asking for an extension of the Black Lack and Plaster Bank Turnpike; by Mr. Jones, of Appomattox, the petition of members of the County Court of Appomattox, asking authority to borrow money for the purchase of arms; by Mr. Morris, the petition of Robt. Alexander and o
The Value of a statesman. Some of our contemporaries exclaim, Oh, for a statesman! Oh, for an hour of Daniel Webster or of Henry Clay! True, we have no such men; but if we had, they would be powerless. Whilst Daniel Webster lived, he was frowned down by his own section, abused, defamed, hunted to his grave, and his memory insulted after his body was at rest. --Were he living, he could not be elected constable in Massachusetts. Edward Everett, second only to Webster as a statesman, and hil as a scholar and patriot, delivered a lecture lately on Astronomy. They will listen to him in Massachusetts on the subject of the planetary system, but not permit him to breathe a syllable about the stars of this Confederacy. And so with Henry Clay. He struggled to the last for compromise and conciliation; but, were he living now, he could only say and do what the venerable Crittenden is saying and doing in vain. We need not blink the true source of all our woes. Demagogism, the curse o