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CONSTITUTION OF the AMERICAN Anti-Slavery Society,

1833.–From text in “Platform of the American Anti-

Slavery Society and Its Auxiliaries." New York: The So-

ciety, 1860, pp. 3-4

233

John Quincy Adams On The Right OF PETITION AND Free-

DOM OF SPEECH, 1838.–From pamphlet issued by Gales

& Seaton, Washington, 1838

238

WEBSTER-ASHBURTON TREATY, 1842. — From "Revised

Statutes Relating to District of Columbia . . . 1873-74

together with the public treaties." Washington:

Government Printing Office, 1875, pp. 315-320 .

257

The ANNEXATION OF Texas, 1845.-From “United States

Statutes at Large,” Vol. V., pp. 797–798

271

Polk's Mexican War Message, 1845.—From "Senate

Journal,” First Session, Twenty-ninth Congress, 1845-

46 (Serial No. 469), pp. 280-285 ·

275

Oregon TREATY WITH GREAT BRITAIN, 1846.--From “Re-

vised Statutes Relating to District of Columbia

1873–74 . . . together with the public treaties.” Wash-

ington: Government Printing Office, 1875, pp. 320-322 289

The INDEPENDENT TREASURY Act, 1846.-From “United

States Statutes at Large,” Vol. IX., pp. 59-66 . .

297

The Wilmot PROVISO, 1846-47. — From "Congressional

Globe".

307

TREATY OF GUADALUPE-HIDALGO, 1848.—From “Revised

Statutes Relating to District of Columbia 1873-74

. . together with the public treaties.” Washington:

Government Printing Office, 1875, pp. 492-501

310

ABOLITION OF THE SLAVE TRADE IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUM-

BIA, 1850.-From “United States Statutes at Large,

Vol. IX., pp. 467-468

324

Clay's COMPROMISE RESOLUTIONS, 1850.-From “Senate

Journal,” Thirty-first Congress, First Session, pp. 118-

119

325

FUGITIVE SLAVE Act, 1850.-From "United States Statutes

at Large," Vol. IX., pp. 462-465 .

329

NOTES ON ILLUSTRATIONS

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ANDREW Jackson.-From a painting by Amans, 1840, in
Sayles Hall, Brown University

Frontispiece
HENRY Clay AT THE AGE OF FORTY-THREE.–From a por-

trait by Mathew H. Jouett Robert Fulton.—From a portrait by Benjamin West, painted

in 1805
Fulton's FIRST STEAMBOAT.-Redrawn from an old print .
GENERAL Andrew Jackson.-From a portrait in the City

Hall, New York, painted by John Vanderlyn in 1819, when
Jackson was fifty-two years of

age
CARPENTERS' Hall, PHILADELPHIA.-From a photograph

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Martin Van Buren.- From a portrait by Henry Inman, in

the possession of W. Duer, Esq.

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James KENT.-Redrawn from an old print
JEREMIAH Mason.-Redrawn from an old print
MODEL OF THE John STEVENS LOCOMOTIVE. THE FIRST

IN AMERICA. 1825.-Redrawn from an old print ..
MODEL OF THE STOCKTON AND DARLINGTON LOCOMOTIVE.

BROUGHT FROM ENGLAND. 1826.- Redrawn from an

old print DANIEL WEBSTER.- From a daguerrotype in the possession

of Charles Lanman, Esq.

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Robert Young Hayne.-From an engraving after a drawing

by J. B. Longacre ... TITLE-PAGE OF SPEECH OF DANIEL WEBSTER.–From the original in the New York Public Library

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The De Witt CLINTON TRAIN WHICH RAN IN 1830 BETWEEN

ALBANY AND SCHENECTADY.-Photographed from the
original locomotive and carriages by A. P. Yates, official
photographer of the New York Central Railroad

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DANIEL WEBSTER.–From the painting by G. P. A. Healy, now in Faneuil Hall, Boston, Mass

Facing p.

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Bell's STEAMBOAT Comet, 1812.-Redrawn from an old print
FREIGHT AND PASSENGER CARS, 1848.–From an old print

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THE FIRST CAPITOL OF Texas.—Redrawn from an old print .

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The OLD UNITED STATES BANK, NOW THE CUSTOM HOUSE,

Philadelphia.–From a photograph

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ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS.-From a photograph by Brady.

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Nicholas BirdLE.-Engraved by J. B. Longacre and T. B.

Walsh after a painting by Rembrandt Peale Roger B. TANEY.-From Coffin's Life of Lincoln

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Louis McLane.-Redrawn from an old print .

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ELECTORAL TICKET OF 1836.—From a photograph of the

original ticket

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A North CarolinA MANSION

STYLE.–From llarper's Encyclopædia of United States History

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John C. CALHOUN.–From the painting by De Bloch, in the possession of John C. Calhoun, Esq....

Facing p.

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Silas Wright, Jr.-From an engraving after a daguerrotype

by Brady

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Sam Houston.-Redrawn from an old print

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Cyrus Hall McCORMICK.—Reproduced from an engraving

kindly loaned by the McCormick Company of Chicago . John GREENLEAF WHITTIER.–From an engraving by Wilcox

after a daguerrotype. Edgar Allan Poe.-From Harper's Monthly Magazine

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William H. PRESCOTT.–From an old stipple engraving

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