Columbia, District of, slavery abol-
ished 447-535

Commissioner of Internal Revenue, . 110
General Land Office, ... 110
Indian Affairs, .... 110

Customs, 110

Pensions, Ill

Patents Ill

Education Ill

Commission, Electoral (note), . 114

Confederate 528

Electoral Act, . . . 632-633
Committee—

on Privileges and Elections, . 113

Finance, 113

Commerce 113

Naval Affairs 113

Postoffices 113

Foreign Affairs, .... 113
Compromise, Missouri (1820), . . 265

of 1833 321-323

Omnibus (1850) 446

Lecompton 492

Crittenden's (1860), . . 497-499
Comptrollers of the currency, . 110
Conant, i. A., can. Vice Pres. (1884), 737
Confederacy, Southern, Congress of, 499
Confederate Commissioners visit Wash-
ington 528

intercepted 533

Confederation of the Colonies, . 28

articles of 28

Conference, Peace (1861). ... 499
Congress of American States, . 286-713
Congress, first Continental, . . 23
resolutions of, .... 28
Presidents of Continental, . 29-105

Elaces of meeting 29
ranches, ,. 107

salary of members, . . . 108

sessions of 108

powers of, . . . , - 168
meeting of the first, . . . 112

duration of 112

first under the Constitution, . 113
declares War of 1812. . . .247
declares Mexican War, . . 430
bitter debates on Slavery, . . 492
war issues in, ... 532
at variance with President, . . 556
extra session of the XLIst, . 584
.. XLIId, . . 590
"XLVth, . 662
bills left over by the XLVlth, . 666
bitter debates in (1819), . . 663
proceedings in (1881), ... 708
Congresses, 1st and lid, . . .. 113

IIid and IVth 127

Vth and Vlth 183

Vllth and VHIth, .... 200

IXth and Xth 215

Xlth and Xllth 238

XHIth and XlVth, ... 249

XVth and XVlth 253

XVIIth and XVIIIth, . . 266

XlXth and XXth 280

XXIst and XXI Id. ... 307
XXIIId mid XXIVth, . . . 378
XXVth and XXVIth, . . 386
XXVIIth and XXVIIIth, . . 401
XXIXth and XXXth, . . 425
XXXIst and XXXIId. ... 442
X XXIIId and XXXIVth, . . 459
XXXVthandXXXVIth, . . 486
XXXVIIth and XXXVIIIth, . 524

Congresses, XXXIXth and XLth, . 546
XLIst and XLIId. ... 576
XLIIId and XLIVth, . . .614
XLVth and XLVlth. ... 652
XLVIIth and XLVIIIth, . .. 692
Congressional debate, importance of, 156

committees 113

caucuses decide election, . . 308
Congressmen, status of our, . 157

province of 157

Ccnkling, Senator, opposes removal of

troops from the South . . 657
favors third term for Grant, . 668
resigns seat in Senate, . . . 696
biography and portrait, . 701-702
Associate Justice, .... 708
Connecticut refuses aid in War of 1812, 250
Conrad, Chnrles M., Secretary War, 451
Conscription Act riots, . . . 536

Conspiracy, Burr's 216

Conspiracies, border State, . . 533
Constitution, first written, ... 13
for Connecticut Colony, . . 14
history of our Federal, . . .47

text of our, 57

adopted in Convention (1789), . 49
Amendments to the, . . 67-122

ratified, 71

Patrick Henry s Speech on the, . 72
Edmund Randolph's Speech on, 88
comments on the, . . . 105

objects of the 106

Webster's support of the, . . 322

basis of written 106

functions of, .... 155
proposed Amendments to the, . 721
Constitutional Convention (1787), . 49
Union Party, Convention of (I860), 496

Platform (1860) 501

Constructionists, loose, . 280-285-314

strict 285

"Contrabands," 531

Convention of 1787, Constitutional, 49

Hartford (1816) 251

Conventions, National (1832), . . 378

(1836) 386

(1840) . 395

1844), . . 420

1848) 434

18521 454

1856) 468

1860) 495

1864) 538

1868) 561

1872) 591

(1876) 628

(1880) 667

(1884) . . 725

Cooke & Co., J., failure of, . . 614
Cooper, Peter, candidate for Pres., . 628
Corwin, Thomas, Secretary Treasury, 451

Cotton Gin, the 264

Council of Burgesses, . . . 13-22
Council. British Orders in, . . 217

Courts, Territorial Ill

Federal Ill

District Ill

Supreme, Ill

Circuit Ill

minor 156

Cox, Jacob D., Secretarv Interior, . 583
Crawford. Wm. H.. Sec'y Treasury 258
candidate for President, . 254-280

Secretary War 243

Senator 24?
Crawford, Oeorge W.. Sec'y War, 445-451
Credit Mobilier, investigation, . . 589
Creeks, Choctaws, and Chickasaws, 246
join the Seminoles, . . . 262
Cresswell, John A. J.—

Postmaster General, . . . 583
Crittenden. John J.—

Attorney-General. . 407-409-451
his Compromise (1860), . . 497-499
Croivninslilcld, Jacob, Sec'y Navv, . 206
Crowninshleld, B. W., Sec'y War, 243-258

Crystal I'alace, the 463

Currency Question, the, . . 660

Comptroller of the, . . .110

the Federal 639

Chase's National 537

Cnrtis, Mr*. Martha, .... 120
Cushlng, Caleb. Attorney-General, 462
at Charleston Convention, . . 495
Customs, Commissioner of, 110
Ciar of Russia, mediation of (1814), . 251

DALLAS. ALKX. J., See'v Treasury, . 243
Dallas, (leo. ■., Vice President, 420-421
Davis, John W., Speaker House, . 428
Davis, Jefferson, Sec'y of War, . 461
Pres. Southern Confederacy, . 499
biography and portrait, . 509-510
speech on leaving U. S. Senate, . 512
offers letters of marque, . . 531
Davis, David. President of Senate, . 707
Dayton, Jonathan, Speaker House, 133-191
Dayton, Wm. L., can. for Vice Pres., 469
Dearborn, Henry, Secretary of War, 206
Debt, National, discussed (1790), . 123
Hamilton's report, . . . 123
imprisonment for, abolished, . 381
Declaration of Independence, the, 30

signers of 33-36

of Rights 22-259

Deficiency Appropriation Bill vetoed, 667
Delano, Columbus. Sec'v Interior, . 583

Delegates, Territorial 108

Democrat, the name 1-6

term first used (note), . . . 238
Democratic-Republicans, . 126-128-255-314
Democrats— [324-317
favor National Bank, . . . 324
Conservative, .... 393

Douglas, 495

Northern 496

a war party (1812), . . . .247
Platform (1832), . , . . . 325

party crippled 383

Calhoun wing of party, . . 384
policy with the Whigs, . . . 384
in National Convention (1832), . 378
"" " (1S36), . 386

(1840), . 396

Platfonn (1840) 397

in National Convention (1844), . 420

Platform (1844) 424

partv cry of 1844, ... 429
in National Convention (1848), . 434

Platform (1848) 436

in National Convention (1852), . 454
(1856), . 468
"" " (I860), . 495

Platform (Douglas), 1860, . . 504
(ISreekenridge), 1860, . 505
in National Convention (1861), . 539

Platform (1864) 542

in National Convention (1868), . 561

Platform (1868) 572

in National Convention (1872), . 592

Democrats—

Platform (1872), . . . . 613
in National Convention (1876), . 628

Platform (1876) 643

in National Convention (1880), . 668

Platform (1880) 681

orators (1880), .... 669
Bourbons of Virginia, . . . 714
Union War Party (1882). . . 715
in National Convention (1884), . 738

Platform (1884) 742

Democracy, a pure 51

Dennison, Wm., Postmaster-Gen., 527-552
Dent. George, Speaker of the House, . 191
Deseret, Mormon, Utah, ... 493
Devens, Charles, Attornev-General, . 656
Dexter, Samuel. Sec'y Treasury, 190-206
Dirkerson, Hahlon. Sec'y Navy, 311-390
District Judge, office of, . . Ill

District of Columbia, limits of, . 29

government 30

slavery abolished in, . . 447-535
Dix. John A., Secretory Treasury, . 489
Dobbin, James C, Secretary Navy, 461
Documents, public, Superintendent of, 111
Donelson, Andrew J.—

nominated by Know'Nothings, 468
Dougherty, Daniel—

speech nominating Hancock, . 691
Douglas, Stephen A.—

introduces Kansas-Nebraska Bill, 465
his Democratic adherents, . . 495
nominated for President (1860), 496
biography and portrait, . . 514-515
speech on Secession, . . . 516
Dred Scott Decision, the, . . 490-491
Duane, Wm. J., Secretary Treasury, 311

EATON. JOHtf H., Secretarv of War, . 311
Edmunds's Anti-Polvgamv Bill, 709-710
Elective Body, first, . . . .13
Election Presidential,former mode,114-184

present mode 114

modes discussed 288

first contested 183

Election Law, general, . . 664

Electoral College, the, ... 109
subject for criticism, . . . 269
Electoral Count. (1877), ... 629
Electoral Commission (note), . . 114
Electoral Commission Act. . 632-6:53
Ellmaker, Amos, can. for V. P. (1832), 378
Ellsworth. Oliver, can. for President, 184
Emancipation Petition, Dr. Franklin's, 125
Proclamation, Lincoln's, . . 535

text of 544

Embargo Act, the 218-238

threatens disunion, . . . 244

Enforcement Act, the 585

English. Wm. H., can. for V. P. (1880), 669
"Era of Good Feeling," . . . 259

Erie Canal, the 262

Eustls, Wm., Secretary of War, . 243
Evarts, Wm. M., Attorney-General, . 552
Centennial Orator, . . . 618

Secretary State 655

Everett, Edward, Secretary State, , 451
sets forth " Monroe Doctrine," . 453
candidate for Vice President, . 196

sketch of 520

Ewing. Thomas, Sec'v Treasury, 407-408
first Secretarv Interior, . 436-445-451

Excise Laws, the 125-130

Executive, power of the, . . . 109
modes of electing, . . 114-183-288

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FAREWELL ADDRESS—

Washington's 133-183

"Feather-heads," .... 696

Federalists, the 121-347

papers, 241

and the Republicans, . 183-184-347
oppose the Embargo Act, . . 244
Hamilton, leader, . . . 126
Fisher Ames, leader, . . . 132
position in War of 1812, . . 248
position on the tariff, . . .252
fall of the party, . . . 208-253

Federal Currency 539

Federal Courts Ill

Federal Republic defined, ... 107
Federal Constitution, history of our, 47

text of 57

adoption in Convention, . . 49

ratification 71

Amendments 67-122

Patrick Henry's speech on, . 72
Edmund Randolph's speech on, 88
comments on, .... 105

objects of It 6

Webster's support of, . . . 322
proposed Amendments to, . 724

Fenians, the 558

Fessenden, Win. P., Sec'y Treasury, 527
Fillibusters, Cuban (1851), . . .453
Fillmore, Millard, can. for Vice Pres., 734
Vice President, . . . 435-442
becomes President, . . . 448
nominated by Know-Nothings, . 468

his Cabinet 450

Biography and portrait, . 448-449

Finance Committee 113

Financial Panic of 1837, . . 334-392

of 1873 614

Fish, Hamilton, Secretary of State, . 582
Florida ceded to the U.S., . . 263

admitted 409

Florida, the privateer, ... 537

Flovd, General 268^198

Floyd. John, candidate for Pres. (1832), 378
Floid, James B., Secretary War, . 489
Foliter, Charles J , Sec'y Treasury, . 704
Foot, Senator. Nullification Res. of, 313

on the tariff, 318

Force Bill passed, the, ... 590
Fort Sumter captured, . . . 530
Forsyth. John, Secretary State, 311-390
Forward, Walter, Sec'y Treasury. , 408
Foster, Lafayette S.. Acting Vice Pres. 551

.317

49
19-20
. 16
125
. 463
131
. 187
316
. 554
. 435
454
'455
451
. 466

Fox and Sacs Indians,
Franklin, Benjamin—

at Constitutional Convention,
biography and portrait, .
his Plan of Union, .
his Emancipation Petition,

Franklin, Sir John, in search of,

France, relations with (1795), .
difficulties with (1797), .

Free Masonry opposed.

Freedmen's Bureau Bill, .

Free-Soilers, the

Convention (1852),
Platform (1852),
denounce Compromise of 1850,
in Kansas, ....

Frelinghuvsen, Theodore-
candidate for Vice President.
Secretary of State, .

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French Revolution, the, . . 126-128
Fremont. John C, nominated for Pres. 469
declares slaves in Missouri free, 531
candidate for President, . . 538

his Platform 541

Frye, speech nominating Blaine (1880), 691
Fugitive Slave Law passed, . . 447
provisions of, .... 447
endorsed by Whigs, . . . 454

question of 531

Fnlton, Robt., constructs first steamb't.219

GADSDEN PURCHASE, the, . 462
Gallatin, Albert 131

Secretary of the Treasury, . 206-207-243
Garfield, James A., nominated for Pres.668
elected, ...... 670

resigns as Senator, .... 670

speech nominating Sherman (1880), 688

inaugurated 692

inaugural address, . . .693
trials and anxieties, . . . 693
tries to avoid " nepotism," . . 694

his Cabinet 695

shot by Guiteau, . . . .696
effect of the assassination, . 697-698
biography and portrait, . . 698-699
his pacific intentions, . . 708
Garrison, Wm Loyd, sketch of, . . 508
speech on Slavery, . . . 508
Geneva Award, the, .... 588
Genet, "Citizen," . . . 128

Germany, Emperor of, in arbitration, 589
Gerry, Elbridge, envoy to France, . 1S8
Vice President, . . . 242-249

Ghent, Treaty of, 251

Gilmer, Thos. W., Secretary Navy, 408
Gilpin, Henry D., Attorney-General, 391
Goff, Jr., Nathan, Secretary Navy, . 655

Gold in California 435

Golden Circle, Knights of the, . . 533
Government, seats of, 29
first Territorial. .... 48
the three branches, ... 107
State and Territorial, . . 111-112

in the people 285

Graham, Geo.. Secretary War, . . 258
Graham. Wm., Secretary Navy, . 451
candidate for Vice President, . 454
Granger, Gideon. Postmaster Gen., 206-243
Granger, Francis, Postmaster Gen., . 407
Grangers, the, . . . . . . 615
Grant, Ulysses S.. Secretary War, . 551
elected President, .... 561

inaugurated 576

biography and portrait, . . 576-577

his Cabinet 582

re-elected (1872), . . . 591-592
his Indian policy, . . . 614
mentioned for a third term (1876), 628
defeated for third term nomina-
tion (1880), 668

Gray, Horace, Justice Supreme Court, 708
Greeley, Horace, candidate for Pres., 591
biography and portrait. . . 596-597
Greenback Party, rise of the, . . 628

Platform (1876) 639

National Convention (1880), . 669
Platform (1880), ... 675

National Convention (1884), . . 726

Platform (1884) 726

"Greenback " issued, .... 532
the onlv currencv, ... 534
Gresham, Walter Q., Postmaster Gen., 704
Grinnell, Henry, . . . . .463
Griswold, Rosier Secretary War, . 190
Crow, Oalaslia A., Speaker House, . 528
Grundy, Felix, Attorney-General, . 391
Gnitean, Chas J., assassinates President

Garfield, 696

tried and executed, . . 698-707
Guthrie, James, S'ec'y Treasury, . 461

HABERSHAM, JOSEPH—

Postmaster General, . . 132-191-206
Hale, John P., candidate for Pres., . 454
"Half-breeds," the term, . . 696-709
Halifax Award, the, . . 660

Hall, Independence 34

Hall, Nathan R., Postmaster Gen'l, . 451
Hamilton, Alexander, Sec'y Treasury, 122
report on public debt, . . . 123
his National Bank, ... 124
leader of the Federalists, . . 126
plan of internal taxation, . 131
his integrity, . . .207

duel with Burr 210

biography and portrait, . . 210-211
in Convention at Annapolis, . 212
in Convention at New York, . 212
Secretary of State, . . 213

favors United States Bank, . 324
Hamilton, Paul, Secretary Navy, . 243
Hamlin, Hannibal, Vice Pres., 497-524-527
Hampton, candidate for Gov. S. C, . 656
Hancock, W. S , can. for Pres. (1880), 669-670
supported by Beadjusters, . . 713
Harlan, James, Secretary Interior, 551
Harper's Ferry seized by John Brown, 494
seized by Confederates, . . 531
Harrison, Wm. H., Gov. Indiana Ter., 246

at Tippecanoe 246

candidate for President (1836), . 386
nominated by the Whigs (1840), . 395
elected President, ... 397
inauguration and death, . . 402
biography and portrait, . 403-404

his Cabinet 407

bill for his widow, . . . 410
Hartford Convention, the, . . .251
Hartranft, Got., .... 638
Hayes, Rutherford B., can. for Pres., 621

elected (1877) 636

inaugurated 652

biography and portrait, 652-653

nisCabinet 655

his Southern policy, . . . 656
his civil service reform, . . 657
his political situation, . . . 658
vetoes Chinese immigration bill, 661
vetoes Appropriation bills, . . 662
vetoes Judiciary bill, . . . 662
his last message, .... 664
his Indian policy, . . . 665
vetoes Deficiency bill, * . . . 667
close of his Administration, . 666
fails to break the "Solid South," 715
Hayne, R. Y., speech on Public Lands, 342

sketch of, 377

on the tariff. .... 318
debate with Webster, . . 318-350
Hendricks, Thos. A., can. for V. Pres., 628
Henry, Patrick, biog. and portrait, 22-23
speech on British tyranny (1775), 25
"the Constitution (1788), 72

Henshaw. David, Secretary Navy, . 408
Hermitage, Jackson at the, . . 387
Hlsh Protective Tariff discussed, . 287
Hoar, E. Rockwood, Attorney'Gen., 583
Holy Alliance, the, . . .268

Holt Joseph, Secretary of War, . 489
Postmaster'General, . . . 489
Homestead Bill, opposition to a (1859), 495

passed (1861) 532

text of 543

Hopkins. Geo. W., Speaker House, . 409
House of Representatives, . 108

elects President (1804), ... 201
decides Pres. election (1824), . 280
Howe, Timothy O., Postmaster-Gen., 704
Hubbard, Henry, Speaker House, . 311
Hubbard, Saml. D., Postmaster-Gen., 451
Hunt, Wm. H., Secretary Navy, 695-704
Hunter. General, proclaims freedom

to slaves in Missouri, . . . 535
Hunter, R. M. T., Speaker House, 391-394
Husbandry, Patrons of, 615

ILLINOIS admitted 259

Impeachment trial of Pres. Johnson, 557
Imperial Decrees, . 217-246-247
Impressment of American seamen, 218-245
Inaugural Address, Washington's, 115
Independence, Declaration of, . 30

signers of 33-36

Hall of 34

Independent National Con. (1876), . 627

(Greenback) Platform (1876), . 639
Independent Treasury Act repealed, . 410
"Independents," the term, . . 709
Indian Policy, Jackson's, . . .317

Grant's, 614

Hayes's 665

Indian war in the Northwest (1811), 245
Indian Territory organized, . 317

Indian Schools, . 665-666

Indian Affairs, Commissioner of, 110
Indiana admitted. . . . 243-253
Industry, Sovereigns of, 615
Ingersoll, Jared, nominated for Vice

President, 249

Ingersoll, Robert G., sketch of, 650

speech nominating Blaine (1876) 650
Ingham, Samuel D., Sec'y Treasury, 311
Interior Department established, . 435

Secretary of, duties, . . . 110
Internal Taxation, . . 131-431

Iowa admitted 409

Iredell, James, candidate for Pres., . 184
Ironclad Oath, the 532

JACKSON. ANDREW, advice toMonroe,260
subdues the Seminoles, . . 262
candidate for President, . . 280
opposes "American System," . 287
his first Administration, . . 307
biography and portrait, . 308-309

his Cabinet 310

results of his election, . . 312
dissolves and reconstructs Cabinet, 316
his Indian policy, . . . .317
proclamation to Nulliflers, . 320
vetoes U. S. Bank Bill, . . .324
character of his Administration, 384
progress in his Administration, . 385

re-elected, 378

his Message (1835), . . . . 383

his character 384

his retirement 387

James, Thos. L., Postmaster-Gen., 695-704
exposes " Star Route" frauds, . 716

Japan, treaty with (1853), . . 464

Jay, John, Chief Justice, . . . 122
Envoy Extraordinary. . . 129
makes treaty with France, . . . 130
Jay, John, candidate for President, 184
Jefferson, Thomas, Sec'y State, 122-132

Anti-Federalist 126

candidate for President, . . 127

Vice President 183-184

writes " Ky. Resolutions," . . 189
elected President, . . . 200
inaugurated (first terra,) . . 202
his republican simplicity, . 203
biography and portrait, 203-204

his Cabinet 206

his first Message 208

re-elected President, . . . 215
declines third term, . . . 219
progress in his Administration, 219

his death, 298

Webster's eulogy on, . . 298
Jewell, Marshall, Postmaster-Gen., . 583
Johnson, Col.K. M., Vice Pres., . 387
. his bill to abolish imprisonment for

debt 381

Johnson, Reverdy, Att'y-Gen., . 445-451
Johnson, Cave, Postmaster-Gen., . 427
Johnson, Herschel, nominated for Vice

President, 496

Johnson, Andrew, Vice Pres , 527-538-539
becomes President, . . .547
biography and portrait, . 547-548

his Cabinet, 551

vetoes Civil Rights Bill, . . 555
at variance with his Cabinet, . 556
vetoes Tenure-of-offiee Bill, . 556
removes Secretary Stanton, . . 556
impeachment trial, . . . 557
warns the Fenians, . . . 558
Johnston, Samuel, candidate for Pres., 184
Johnston. Albert Sidney, in Utah, . 494
Joint High Commission, the, . . 588
Jones, John W., Speaker House, . 409

KANE, DR. ELISHA KENT, . 463
Kansas-Nebraska Bill introduced, . 465
Kansas, civil war in, . . . 466

admitted 490-493

Keifer, (ieneral, Speaker House, . 704-708
Kellogg, W. P., Governor, . 592-615
Kelly, John, Tammany leader, . 628
Kendall Amos, Postmaster-Gen., 311-391
Kennedy, John P., Secretary Navy, 451

Kentucky admitted 133

Resolutions (1798), . . 189-190

neutrality 531

Kerr, M. C, Speaker House, . . 583
Key. David M., Postmaster-General, 656
King, Rufus, candidate for Vice Presi-
dent (1804), .... 216
candidate for Vice Pres. (1808), . 238
candidate for President (1816), 254
King, Horatio, Postmaster-Gen., . 489
King.Wm. R., nominated for Vice Pres., 454
Kirkwood, Samuel J., Secretary Inte-
rior 695-704

Knights of the Golden Circle, . 533
Knox, (ieneral. Secretary War, . 122-132
Know-Nothing party, the, . . 466
National Convention (1856), . . 468
(1860). . 496
Know-Nothingisnt, speech of Henry A.

Wise against, .... 480
Kossuth, Louis, Hungarian patriot, 454
Koszta, Martin, affair of, . . . 462

Kn-Klux-Klans, the 585

Ku-Klux Act passed, .... 585

LABOR REFORM PLATFORM (1872), 606
Lafayette, " the Nation's Guest," . 270
at Bunker Hill Monument, . 289
Land Office, General, commissioner of. 110
Lane, Joseph, nominated for Vice Pres-
ident (1860) 496

Langdon, John, Pres. Senate, pro tem., 114
Lasker Resolutions, the, . . 719-720
Law-Makers, our. .... 156
Lecompton Compromise, the, . . 492
Lee, Charles, Attorney-General, 133-191
Lee, (ien'l Henry, in com. of army, . 131
candidate for Vice Pres. (1832), . 378
Legare, Hugh S., Secretary State and

Attorney-General. . . 408-409
Legislature, the National, . . 107
Legislative Branch, the, . . . 156
checks on power of, 156
bill vetoed by Hayes, . . 662
Legislators, status of our, . . .157
province of our, .... 157
Lemoyne, Francis, can. for Vice Pres., 390
Leopard and Chesapeake, . 218-245
Lewis and Clarke's explorations, . 217
Liberties, body of, ... 14

Liberia founded 253

Liberty, germ of, ... 16
Bell (history and cut), . . 34-35
Personal Laws, ... 447
Liberty, or Abolition party (1840), . 396
in Convention (1843), . . 421
Liberal Republican Convention (1872), 591

Platform (1872) 612

Liberal, National, Platform (1879), . 671
Liberals in Mexico, .... 559
Lincoln, Levi, Attorney-General, . 206
Lincoln, Abraham, elected Pres. (I860). 497

inaugurated 524

biography and portrait, . 525-526

his Cabinet 527

inaugural address, ... 528
calls for troops, .... 530
issues Emancipation Proclamation.535

re-elected 538-539

inaugural address, . .' . 546
assassinated, .... 546
Lincoln, Robert T., Secretary War, 695-704
"Little Belt" captured, 270
Livingston, Ed ward, sketch of, . . 191
speech on Alien Law, . . 192

Secretary State 311

Livingston, Robert, opposes purchase

of Louisiana. . . . 209

"Locofbco" Platform (1836), . . 385
Logan, John, Senator, . . 657

opposes removal of troops from the

South 657

names Grant for third term, . 668
candidate for Vice Pres. (1884), . 729
biography and portrait, . 732-733
Loose Constructionists, . 280-314

Lopez, filibuster 453

Louisiana, Territory, purchase of, . 208
benefits of the purchase, . . 208
State admitted, . . . 243-2",3
political troubles in, . . 615-656

"MACHINE MEM," .... 696
MacVeagh, Wayne, Att'y-Gen., 695-704-716
McClellan, Geo. B., can. for Pres., . 539
MrHenry, James, Secretary War, 132-190
McLean, John, Postmaster-Gen.. 258-2S4
Sec'y State, War and Treasury, . 311

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