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Page 402 - and nominated John Bell of Tennessee for President, and Edward Everett of Massachusetts for Vice-President.
Page 383 - sufficiently to induce him to go about the State and make a blackguard- of himself, he should seek the remedy
Page 255 - had answered you and let you know that I was not hurt, you would not have dug me out of the snow, and then I would have had all the work to do myself.
Page 56 - to California were young men—the very flower, physically speaking, of the United States; and the pictures in the modern wood-cuts no more represent them than they do Chinamen. It has been my aim in this work to give a correct history of the times and doings of the men and women
Page 165 - should have let him go and taken my chances with the crowd. I said to him, "Seymour, I will let you go. If you have been a bad man, reform ; you have had a narrow escape ; get out of the county as fast as you can." I then asked him if he had any money and he said,
Page 83 - Not a living thing in sight, everywhere a dreary waste, we traveled all that night. Next morning found us traveling through sand such that the wheels of the wagon » sank in eight or ten inches, which made our progress very slow. As the sun rose higher in the heavens the heat became very oppressive, and our team required
Page 441 - was one of the leading members of the convention. He had been