The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volume 14

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John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond
A. S. Barnes., 1885
 

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FacSimile Extract of Proceedings of Union Defense Committee
72
Wall Street in the Civil War George Rutledge Gibson
78
Unpublished Letters from MajorGeneral Phillips to MajorGeneral Heath in 1777 and 1778
91
President Buchanan A Bit of Secret History Unfolded Honorable Horatio King
98
Notes Queries and Replies 101 210 321 412 516 621
105
Contributions to the Bibliography of Historical Societies in America
112
Portrait of General John A Dix
113
Portrait of Robert Toombs Secretary of State of the Confederacy
119
Portrait of Judah P Benjamin Attorney General of the Confederacy
125
Outline Map of Fort Moultrie
134
Cincinnati with the War Fever General Henry M Cist
138
Fort Sumter from the Battery at Charleston April 13 1861
141
The Charleston Convention General John Cochrane 148 623
154
The Revocation of the Edict of Nantes Honorable James W Gerard
170
Presidential Elections Historically Considered Professor E W Gilliam
181
John Breckinridge A Democrat of the Old Régime Ethelbert D Warfield
190
Original Settlement of the City of Hudson
201
General Grants Resting Place Its Historical Associations Mrs Martha J Lamb
224
Portrait of General U S Grant
225
Northern View of the Hudson River from the Clermont Bluff
232
The Old Livingston Mansion New York City
239
Washingtons First Public Service T J Chapman
249
Baltimore in 1861 MajorGeneral John C Robinson
257
Diagram of Fort McHenry
259
State Flag of South Carolina
269
Confederate BombProof Battery No 1
282
The Closing Days of Louis XIV Honorable James W Gerard
297

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Pagina 529 - I doubt, too, whether any other convention we can obtain may be able to make a better constitution : for when you assemble a number of men, to have the advantage of their joint wisdom, you inevitably assemble with those men all their prejudices, their passions, their errors of opinion, their local interests, and their selfish views.
Pagina 529 - I think a general government necessary for us, and there is no form of government but what may be a blessing to the people if well administered, and I believe further, that this is likely to be well administered for a course of years, and can only end in despotism as other forms have done before it, when the people shall become so corrupted as to need despotic government, being incapable of any other.
Pagina 376 - Resolved that provision ought to be made for the continuance of Congress and their authorities and privileges, until a given day after the reform of the articles of Union shall be adopted, and for the completion of all their engagements. 13. Resolved that provision ought to be made for the amendment of the Articles of Union whensoever it shall seem necessary, and that the assent of the National Legislature ought not to be required thereto.
Pagina 376 - That a national government ought to be established, consisting of a supreme Legislative, Executive and Judiciary.
Pagina 376 - Resolved, that the amendments which shall be offered to the Confederation, by the Convention, ought, at a proper time or times, after the approbation of Congress, to be submitted to an assembly or assemblies of representatives, recommended by the several Legislatures, to be expressly chosen by the people to consider and decide thereon.
Pagina 165 - If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot.
Pagina 373 - ... to them in the Union by the Constitution — no one of them ever having been a State out of the Union. The original ones passed into the Union even before they cast off their British colonial dependence; and the new ones each came into the Union directly from a condition of dependence, excepting Texas. And even Texas, in its temporary independence, was never designated a State. The new ones only took the designation of States on coming into the Union, while that name was first adopted for the...
Pagina 530 - I have had of its errors, I sacrifice to the public good. I have never whispered a syllable of them abroad. Within these walls they were born, and here they shall die. If every one of us in returning to...
Pagina 374 - ... common defence, security of liberty and general welfare.' 2. Resd. therefore that the rights of suffrage in the national Legislature ought to be proportioned to the Quotas of contribution, or to the number of Free inhabitants, as the one or the other rule may seem best in different cases.
Pagina 249 - Fathers, we kindled a fire a long time ago, at a place called Montreal, where we desired you to stay, and not to come and intrude upon our land. I now desire you may dispatch to that place ; for be it known to you, fathers, that this is our land and not yours.

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