t with the Kentucky delegation to attend the great Whig Convention at Niagara, and we have still in our possession the letter which he wrote us, in the full gush of his youth's success.
His return home was one continuous ovation.
To speak of his career in New Orleans during that canvass would be unnecessary.
The trials and triumphs of those days are green in the memory and hearts of the people.
His life as an orator, as District Attorney, member of the Legislature, Captain and Lieut.
Col., is known to all. The versatility of his genius was marvelous; he spoke with the utmost facility and correctness the English, French and Spanish languages, while his conversation glittered and sparkled with the choicest gems of classic lore.
As a man, none could know him without being drawn toward him by irresistible sympathetic influences; his friendship was passion's essence — it kindled and warmed you with its own congenial heat; did the gloom of sadness light upon your soul, like sunshin