Letter : Newport, R.I., to Daniel Webster, Washington, D.C., 1850 March 18.

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Choules, John Overton, 1801-1856. Letter : Newport, R.I., to Daniel Webster, Washington, D.C., 1850 March 18.

Letter : Newport, R.I., to Daniel Webster, Washington, D.C., 1850 March 18.

Choules recounts the reactions of numerous public men to Webster's Seventh of March speech including Nathaniel Borden, George Nixon Briggs, Henry Cranston, Orin Fowler, Isaac Hill, John Hubard, Horace Mann, Wendell Phillips, William Henry Seward, Daniel Sharp, and Henry Wilson. Also refers to Fletcher Webster and the Horticultural Club.

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Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

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Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852) was an American lawyer and statesman who represented New Hampshire and Massachusetts in the U.S. Congress and served as the U.S. Secretary of State under Presidents William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, and Millard Fillmore. As one of the most prominent American lawyers of the 19th century, he argued over 200 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court between 1814 and his death in 1852. During his life, he was a member of the Federalist Party, the Nati...

Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875

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Henry Wilson (born Jeremiah Jones Colbath; February 16, 1812 – November 22, 1875) was the 18th vice president of the United States (1873–75) and a senator from Massachusetts (1855–73). Before and during the American Civil War, he was a leading Republican, and a strong opponent of slavery. Wilson devoted his energies to the destruction of the "Slave Power" – the faction of slave owners and their political allies which anti-slavery Americans saw as dominating the country. Originally a Whig, Wil...

Hubbard, John, 1794-1869

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Sharp, Daniel, 1783-1853

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Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872

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Lawyer, politician, and statesman; principle residence and law practice was in Auburn, New York; Governor of New York State, 1838-1842; United State Senator, 1849-1861; U.S. Secretary of State, 1861-1869. From the description of Collection, 1828-1936; bulk 1828-1873. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50872192 New York lawyer and U.S. Senator who served as Secretary of State for Abraham Lincoln. From the description of Letters, 1852-1888. (Abraham Linc...

Borden, Nathaniel B., 1801-1865.

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Hill, Isaac, 1789-1851

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Governor of and U.S. senator from New Hampshire and publisher. From the description of Isaac Hill papers, 1829-1834. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980684 Journalist, publisher, governor of New Hampshire, U.S. senator, and member of President Andrew Jackson's "kitchen cabinet." From the description of Papers, 1811-1852. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963781 ...

Choules, John Overton, 1801-1856

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Fowler, Orin, 1791-1852

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Cranston, Henry Young, 1789-1864.

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Briggs, George Nixon, 1796-1861

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Mann, Horace, 1796-1859

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Horace Mann was an educator and a statesman who greatly advanced the cause of universal, free, non-sectarian public schools. Mann also advocated temperance, abolition, hospitals for the mentally ill, and women's rights. From the description of Horace Mann Letter, 1858. (University of the Pacific). WorldCat record id: 213372958 Horace Mann, "Father of our Public Schools," was born in Franklin, Massachusetts on May 4, 1796. His family was poor and his father di...

Webster, Fletcher, 1813-1862

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Colonel in the Civil War. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Mr. Miller, 1857 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586795 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to A.L. Strong, Esq., 1858 Apr. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586799 ...

Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884

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Wendell Phillips (born November 29, 1811, Boston, Massachusetts – died February 2, 1884, Boston, Massachusetts), orator and reformer, was one of the leaders of the abolitionist movement in Boston, Massachusetts, wrote frequently for William Lloyd Garrison's Liberator, and eventually became president of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He contributed much to the cause through inflammatory speeches favoring the division of the Union and opposing the acquisition of Texas and the war with Mexico. ...