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Biographical Sketch of Linton Stephens, (late Associate Justice of the ... - Page 92
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Biographical sketch of Linton Stephens, containing a selection of his ...

Linton Stephens - 1877
...without getting in at all. Shepperd, of North Carolina, whom you know as being more Whigisk than Clayish, rather snappishly remarked, when we got to our mess-quarters,...to hear him speak, and fewer to vote for him, than any man in America. [From AHS to LS ] WASHINGTON, DC, February 23, 1845. DEAR BROTHER— I dined with...
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Biographical Sketch of Linton Stephens: (late Associate Justice of the ...

James D. Waddell - Judges - 1877 - 434 pages
...without getting in at all. Shepperd, of North Carolina, whom you know as being more Wkigish than Clayish, rather snappishly remarked, when we got to our mess-quarters,...to hear him speak, and fewer to vote for him, than any man in America. [From AHS to LS ] WASHINGTON, DC, February 23, 1845. DEAR BROTHER — ...... I...
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Life of Alexander H. Stephens

Richard Malcolm Johnston, William Hand Browne - Governors - 1883 - 709 pages
...as being more Whiggish than Clayish, rather snappishly remarked, when we got to our quarters, that Clay could get more men to run after him to hear him speak, and fewer to vote for him, than any man in America." The great question in Congress this session was that of the admission of Texas,...
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Life of Alexander H. Stephens

Richard Malcolm Johnston, William Hand Browne - Confederate States of America - 1883 - 635 pages
...as being more Whiggish than Clayish, rather snappishly remarked, when we got to our quarters, that Clay could get more men to run after him to hear him speak, and fewer to vote for him, than any man in America.' 1 The great question in Congress this session was that of the admission of Texas,...
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Life of Henry Clay, Volume 2

Carl Schurz - Statesmen - 1893
...Shepperd of North Carolina, being " more Whiggish than Clayish," remarked, " rather snappishly," that " Clay could get more men to run after him to hear him speak, and fewer to vote for him, than any man in America." In the mean time grave events were preparing themselves in Congress. In his annual...
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Life of Henry Clay, Volume 2

Carl Schurz - Statesmen - 1893
...of North Carolina, being “more Whiggish than Clayish,” remarked, “rather snappishly,” that “Clay could get more men to run after him to hear him speak, and fewer to vote for him, than any man in America.” In the mean time grave events were preparing themselves in Congress. In his...
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Henry Clay, Volume 2

Carl Schurz - Statesmen - 1899 - 857 pages
...Shepperd of North Carolina, being " more Whiggish than Clayish," remarked, " rather snappishly," that " Clay could get more men to run after him to hear him speak, and fewer to vote for him, than any man in America." In the mean time grave events were preparing themselves in Congress. In his annual...
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Henry Clay, Volume 2

Carl Schurz - Statesmen - 1899 - 857 pages
...Shepperd of North Carolina, being " more Whiggish than Clayish," remarked, " rather snappishly," that " Clay could get more men to run after him to hear him speak, and fewer to vote for him, than any man in America." In the mean time grave events were preparing themselves in Congress. In his annual...
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Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union

Robert Vincent Remini - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 880 pages
...“the most obnoxious man in the Union. Tyler to Mrs. Wailer, September 13, 1844, ibid., III, 155. to run after him to hear him speak, and fewer to vote for him, than any man in America.” Others predicted the inevitable demise of the Whig party as well. After all,...
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The American Leadership Tradition: The Inevitable Impact of a Leader's Faith ...

Marvin Olasky - Political Science - 2000 - 295 pages
...a political gathering by the river, but he could not make them drink. One supporter complained that Clay “could get more men to run after him to hear him speak, and fewer to vote for him than any man in America.” Clay was particularly adept at getting the denizens of the District of Columbia...
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