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George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 476 2 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 164 8 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 160 20 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 131 1 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 114 6 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 102 2 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) 68 2 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. 59 3 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3 45 1 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 33 1 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 30: addresses before colleges and lyceums.—active interest in reforms.—friendships.—personal life.—1845-1850. (search)
-slavery tone of that journal, especially in its Washington correspondence, Boston Whig, Jan. 5 and 19, 1817; The Next Presidency, insisting on a candidate of well-defined antislavery position, Courier, Jan. 22, 1847; D. P. King's speech in Congress, Whig, March 16, 1847; Rev. George Putnam's sermon on the Mexican War, a criticism on the sermon which brought about a correspondence between the preacher and the critic, ending however in a good understanding, Courier, May 8, 1847: Thanks to General Taylor, denying the propriety of such a testimony to victories obtained in an unjust war, Courier, April 17, 1847; The Position of Massachusetts, viewed in the light of the division in the Whig party on the slavery question, and the importance of union against the Mexican War and against slavery, Courier, May 13, 1847; The Fourth of July, suggesting the antagonism between the Declaration of American Independence and American Slavery, Courier, July 3, 1847; Rev. R. C. Waterston's sermon on The t
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 32: the annexation of Texas.—the Mexican War.—Winthrop and Sumner.—1845-1847. (search)
o the Nueces and stationed our fleet in the Gulf, directed General Taylor, Jan. 13, 1846, to move the army to the left bank of the Rio Grande William Jay's Review, pp. 140,141. The President, on receiving Taylor's report of the skirmish (for that was all it was), communicated hi the time required for their transportation to the seat of war. General Taylor did not ask for or need them for defence and succor, and he evelavery State. To George Sumner:— April 30. The victories of Taylor promise to overthrow all political speculations. He has fastened hries, because untimely, in his opinion; giving his adhesion to President Taylor's policy of non-interference; Feb. 21 and May 8, 1850. Addrhim. He gave the solitary negative to a resolution of thanks to General Taylor for services in the Mexican War. He and Adams were Whigs; but tchusetts. During the whole of 1847 and until the nomination of General Taylor, their correspondence concerned the probable course of parties
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 33: the national election of 1848.—the Free Soil Party.— 1848-1849. (search)
mination was only nominal, showing leanings to Taylor for President and Lawrence for Vice-President.ition of Cass and the unsatisfactory record of Taylor, citing and commenting upon the latter's numer part of the year Sumner thought that General Taylor could not command the votes of the Northern Whtill strong enough to hold its masses, and General Taylor was elected President. Van Buren receivedh Mr. Lawrence predicted the nomination of General Taylor, and justified it as the only one likely tn promoting it; stated that Mr. Choate was for Taylor, and implied that John Davis and Governor Linc, if nominated, could not be elected, and that Taylor was the only candidate whom the Whigs could eldelphia connecting the names of Washington and Taylor (printed in the Atlas, February 25), saying th several letters, urged him to declare against Taylor's nomination, and to take his place openly witt the result. we shall form the opposition to Taylor's administration, and secure, as we believe, t[36 more...]
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 34: the compromise of 1850.—Mr. Webster. (search)
us left to themselves, holding a convention at President Taylor's instance in September, 1849, formed a constin of Fillmore, who became President on the death of Taylor, July 9. The latter had been an obstruction, as h Dr. Bailey wrote Sumner, July 5, 1850, that General Taylor had been growing more and more Northern in sentto a compromise. Horace Mann took the same view of Taylor. (Mann's Life, pp. 305, 307, 322.) But in the end p. 341, 350. He put himself in antagonism with President Taylor's plan of admitting California as a State indeis edition of Webster's Works. On the death of President Taylor, he did not conceal from his friends his satisol. II. pp. 376, 377, 386, 387, 395. And if he [General Taylor] had lived, it might have been doubtful whetherent would have been made. He wrote, two days after Taylor's death, There is no doubt that recent events have writers suggest that a disposition to obstruct President Taylor had something to do with the course of Clay as
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 35: Massachusetts and the compromise.—Sumner chosen senator.—1850-1851. (search)
California independently, desiring to have her kept back in order to make one of the conditions of Clay's scheme of pacification. It objected to the retention of Taylor's Cabinet by Fillmore, because, Southern as it was, it was an anti-Compromise Cabinet. July 15, 16, and 17, 1850. It threatened the withdrawal of Whig support iary, May 14, 1851. The writer was present at both meetings. While the Compromise was pending Winthrop was appointed senator in place of Webster, who on President Taylor's death took office as Secretary of State in Fillmore's Cabinet. The Webster Whigs carried in August with feeble dissent the nomination of Samuel A. Eliot aent that there will be a new Cabinet soon. I have for several weeks thought that Webster would be Secretary of State, but I have some reason now to doubt whether Taylor would take him. He wishes to get out of the Senate, and I think desires to be Secretary. He can hardly dare confront the people of Massachusetts at the next elec