The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster

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Beard Books, May 1, 2001 - History - 720 pages
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Contains selected famous speeches and orations of Daniel Webster, to illustrate his genius and character as a lawyer, statesman, Senator, negotiator, patriot, and citizen. An introcustory essay describes and explains the man as a master of English style.
 

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Contents

THE DARTMOUTH COLLEGE CASE
1
FIRST SETTLEMENT OF NEW ENGLAND
25
DEFENCE OP JUDGE JAMES PRESCOTT
55
THE REVOLUTION IN GREECE
57
THE TARIFF
77
THE CASE OF GIBBONS AND OGDEN
111
THE BUNKER HILL MONUMENT
123
THE COMPLETION OF THE BUNKER HILL MONUMENT
136
ON THE LOSS OF THE FORTIFICATION BILL IN 1835
407
RECEPTION AT NEW YORK
422
SLAVERY IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
445
THE CREDIT SYSTEM AND THE LABOR OF THE UNITED STATES
449
REMARKS ON THE POLITICAL COURSE OF MR CALHOUN IN 1838
453
REPLY TO MR CALHOUN
458
A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF BANKRUPTCY
471
THE LOG CABIN CANDIDATE
476

OUR RELATIONS TO THE SOUTH AMERICAN REPUBLICS
152
ADAMS AND JEFFERSON
156
THE CASE OF OGDEN AND SAUNDERS
179
THE MURDER OF CAPTAIN JOSEPH WHITE
189
THE REPLY TO HAYNE
227
THE CONSTITUTION NOT A COMPACT BETWEEN SOVEREIGN STATES
273
PUBLIC DINNER AT NEW YORK
307
THE PRESIDENTIAL VETO OP THE UNITED STATES BANK BILL
320
THE CHARACTER OP WASHINGTON
339
EXECUTIVE PATRONAGE AND REMOVALS FROM OFFICE
347
EXECUTIVE USURPATION
353
THE NATURAL HATRED OF THE POOR TO THE RICH
359
A REDEEMABLE PAPER CURRENCY
362
THE PRESIDENTIAL PROTEST
367
THE APPOINTING AND REMOVING POWER
394
ADDRESS TO THE LADIES OF RICHMOND
478
RECEPTION AT BOSTON
481
THE LANDING AT PLYMOUTH
496
THE CHRISTIAN MINISTRY AND THE RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION OP THE YOUNG
505
MR JUSTICE STORY
532
THE RHODE ISLAND GOVERNMENT
535
OBJECTS OF THE MEXICAN WAR
551
EXCLUSION OF SLAVERY FROM THE TERRITORIES
569
SPEECH AT MARSHFIELD
575
JEREMIAH MASON
589
KOSSUTH
598
THE CONSTITUTION AND THE UNION
600
RECEPTION AT BUFFALO
626
THE ADDITION TO THE CAPITOL
639
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