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Abolition party. Rise and progress of, 5.

Bennett, James Gordon. Notice of, to friends of Fremont, 84.
Abolition petitions. Proceedings in Congress relative to, 5. Bennett, H. 8., of Miss. Extract from speech of, in H. R., 600.
Abolitionists and Republicans. Extracts from speeches, &c., Bennett, Henry, of N. Y. On the Kansas Conference Bill,
of, 18.

739.
Abolition platforms, 16.

Benton, T. H., of Mo. On the deposit bill, 141.
Adams, John Quincy. Speech of, on the admission of Ar-

On distribution, 511.
kansas, 30.

Berry, Henry, of Va. Opinion of, upon slavery, 666.
On abolition petitions, 8.

Biggs, Ase, of N.C. On alien suffrage, 35.
Adams, Green, of Ky. On power of Congress over Territo Bingham, John A., of Ohio. On the admission of Kansas
ries, 609.

under the Locompton con-
Adrain, Garnett B., of N. J. On the admission of Kansas

stitution, 711.
under the Lecompton constitution, 709.

On the Kansas Conference
Anderson, T. L., of Mo. On the admission of Kansas under

Bill, 738.
the Lecompton constitution, 709.

Bishop, W. D., of Conn. On the admission of Kansas under
Aiken, William. Vote of, for Speaker, 84.

the Lecompton constitution, 711.
Reply of, to certain interrogatories, 30. Black, J. S., Attornoy-General. Opinion of, on Thompson's
Alabama History of admission of, 31.

claim, 649.
Laws of, relative to foreign paupers, &c., 218. Blair, F. P., Jr, of Mo. On the admission of Kansas under
Law of, in relation to conventions under certain the Lecompton constitution, 712.
contingencies, 247.

Bocock, Thomas S., of Va. Extract from speech of, 602.
Alion and Sedition Laws. History of, and votes on, 52.

Opinion of, upon slavery, 566.
Alion Suffrage, 31. Debate in House of Representatives on,

On the admission of Kansas
as allowed in constitution of Minnesota, 42.

under the Lecompton consti-
Allen, James C., of Illinois. Proceedings vacating seat of, 54.

tution, 712.
American party. Defence of, by writer signed Madison, 283. Bolling, P. A., of Va. Opinion of, upon slavery, 566.
American platforms, 65.

Bonham, M. L., of 8. C. On the Kansas Conferenco Bill, 739.
American Ritual, 57.

Boston Convention of 1855. Dissolution resolutions of, 28.
Americanism in Missouri. Extract from speech of L. M. Botts, John M., of Va. On the Mexican war, 316.
Kennett, 278.

Bowie, Thomas F., of Md. Extract from speech of, 604.
Americanism in Louisiana. Defined by George Eustis, Jr., Boyce, W. W., of 6. C. Extract from speech of, 602.
281.

On the admission of Kansas under
Ames, Mr., of Mass. On abolition petitions, 7.

the Lecompton constitution, 713.
Annexation of Texas, 646. Speech of Mr. Buchanan on, 89.

Report on Free Trade, 222.
Appendix, 709.

Bright, Jesse D., of Ind. On the admission of Kansas under
Arkansas. History of admission of, 68.

the Lecompton constitution, 713.
Articles of Confederation, 69.

Broderick, D. C., of Cal. On the admission of Kansas under
A tchison, Dr. R., of Mo. Speech of, on the first Nebraska the Locompton constitution, 714.
bill, 349.

Brodhead, Richard, of Pa. On power of Congress over terri.
Atherton, Charles G., of N. H. Celebrated resolutions of, tories, 610.
relating to slavery, 73.

Bronson, Green C. Letter of, on slavery, 84.
Atkins, T. D.C., of Tenn. On the admission of Kansas under Brooks, Preston S. Speech of, at Columbia, S. C., 85.
the Lecompton constitution, 709.

Extract from speech of, in H. R. 601.
Avery, William T., of Tenn. On the admission of Kansas | Brown, A. G., of Miss. On alien suffrage, 31.
under the Lecompton constitution, 709.

Opinion of, upon slavery, 566.
Baldwin, Judge, on fugitive slaves, 238.

On the Kansas Conference Bill, 740.
Bank of the United States, history of, 75.

Brown, A. V., of Tenn. Resolutions prepared by, submitted
Bankrupt act, 80.

to the Nashville Convention, 698.
Banks, N. P., Jr. Extract from speech of, 19.

Brown, Simeon. Abolition sentiment of, 20.
Reply of, to certain interrogatories, 81. Brownson's Review. On Know-Nothingism, 304.
Vote of, for Speaker, 83

Buchanan, James. Bargain and Intrigue letter of, 86.
Bargain and Intrigue, 84.

Independent Treasury speech of, 88.
Barney, Mr., of Md. On gradual extinction of slavery in the

Annexation of Texas, 89.
District of Columbia, 8.

Sanford letter of, 89.
Barksdale, William, of Miss. Extract from speech of, 605.

Hon H. M. Fuller's charge against, 20.
On the admission of Kansas

Inaugural address of, 90.
under the Lecompton con-

On abolition petitions, 7.
stitution, 710.

Ostend manifesto, 477.
Bayard, James A., of Del. On naturalization, 289.

On the deposite bill, 142
On the admission of Kansas

On naturalization, 296.
under the Lecompton consti-

On distribution, 508.
tution, 710.

On the political power of the Supromo
beacher, Rev. H. W. Anti-slavery speech of, 19.

Court, 632.
Bell, John, of Tenn. On alien suffrage, 36.

Special message on the Lecompton Con.
On the admission of Kansas under the

stitution, 408.
Lecompton constitution, 710. Buffalo and Utica Conventions. Proceedings and platforma
Benjamin, J. P. of La. Speech on slavery, 568.

of, 93.

Buffinton, James, of Mass. On the admission of Kansas Creole case, 132.
under the Lecompton constitution, 714.

Crittenden, Attorney-General. On the Drayton and Sayrus
Burlingame, Anson. Anti-slavery sentiment of, 20.

pardon, 146.
On the admission of Kansas under the

On the fugitive dare law of
Lecompton constitution, 714.

1850, 243
Burnett, 1. C., of Ky. Extract from speech of, 605. Crittenden-Montgomery amendment to the Kansas ta, til.

On the admission of Kansas under Crittenden, J. J., of Ký. On the admission of Kasus
the Lecompton constitution, 714.

der the Lecompton concusutan
Burnett, Henry, of N. Y. On the admission of Kansas under

717.
the Lecompton constitution, 710.

On the Kansas conference 12
Butler, A. P., of 8. O. On alien suffrage, 38.

743.
On fugitive slaves, 240,

Cuba. Proclamation respecting an invasion of, 133.
Extracts from speeches of, 603. Curtis, Associate Justice. On the Dred Soott case, 171
Calhoun, John C. On abolition petitions, 8.

Cushing, C., Attorney-General. Opinion of, against Dec
On alien suffrage, 39.

citizenship, 158.
Fort Hill address of, 95.

Custom-houses, Post-offices, and Court-houses. Reteos
On the Constitution and government of collected at, 778.
the United States, 102.

Darien. Resolutions of colony of, relative to slsvery,
On the deposite bill, 142.

Davis, H. Winter, of Md. On the presidential elscts
On distribution, 503, 507.

1856, 134.
On the Missouri Compromise, 387.

On the admission of Kansze es
Railroad to the Pacific, 529.

der the Lecompton or
Views of, relative to secession, 554.

tion, 717.
Views of, on slavery, 566.

Davis, Jefferson, of Miss. On the Kansas conferepos .
On squatter sovereignty, 611.

746.
Celebrated resolutions of, 101.

Davis, John G., of Ind. On the admission of Kansas de
California. Admission of, 102.

the Lecompton constitution, 717.
Law of, relative to foreign convicts, &c., 219. Davis Reuben, of Miss. On the admission of Kansas ed
Campbell, John P., of Ky. Extract from speech of, 601. the Lecompton constitution, 718.
Caruthers, Sam). Celebrated letter of, 103.

Davis, W. R., of 8.C. On the political power of the Suprema
Case, Charles, of Ind. On the admission of Kansas under the Court, 628
Lecompton constitution, 715.

Dawes, Henry L., of Mass. On the admission of Kats
Cass, Lewis. On Missouri Compromise, 340.

under the Lecompton constitution, 718.
Nicholson letter of, 462.

Debate in the House of Representatives on the first Keterea
Extract from speech of, on power of Congress bill, 349.
over territories, 611.

Debates upon Nebraska and Kansas bill, 352
Chaffee, C. O., of Mass. On the admission of Kansas under Decision of Court in Prussia in regard to a slave, 16.
the Lecompton constitution, 715.

Declaration and pledge of certain members of Coopro
Chandler, Mi., of Va. Views of, upon slavery, 566.

against slavery agitation, 136.
Chapin, Mayor of Worcester. Abolition sentiment of, 20. Declaration of Independence, 136.
Chase, Mr., of Ohio. Amendment of, to Nebraska bilí, 352. Defence of American party, by a writer signed Mafas.
Clarke, Bayard, of N. Y. Anti-slavery, anti-catholic speech 283.
of, 110.

Delaware. Laws of, relative to foreign copricts, 219.
Clark, Daniel, of N. H. On the admission of Kansas under Democratic caucus 34th Congress. Resulutions of, 1X.
the Lecompton constitution, 715.

Democratic platforms, 138.
Clark, J. B., of Mo. On the admission of Kansas under the Deposite

bill. 140.
Lecompton constitution, 715.

Dexter, Samuel, Jr. On naturalization, 287.
Clay, Henry. On abolition petitions, 10.

Dissolution of the Union. Petition for, 24.
On alien suffrage, 32.

Distribution of proceeds of public lands, 145.
Extract from speech of, 299.

Distribution of public lands. Congressional history ,
Report of, on the public lands, 491.

Douglas, Stephen A. Letter of, on tonnage duties, 651
On the cession of the public lands, 501.

Chicago resolutions of, 145.
Land system, 501.

Alien suffrage, 33.
Opinion of, upon slavery, 566.

Missouri compromise, 339.
On slavery in the territories, 611.

Report of, and Kansas bill, 349.
Amendment to celebrated resolutions of J.C.

Report on admission of Minnes
Calhoun, 101.

323
Cay, J. B., of Ky. On the admission of Kansas under the

Report of, Locompton constituba,
Locompton constitution, 716.

429.
Clayton compromise, 112.

On the Kangas conference bill. 7.
Clayton-Bulwer Treaty, 116.

Dowdell, James F., of Ala. Extract from speech of, 603
Clemens, Sherrard, of Va. On the the admission of Kansas Drayton and Sayres' pardon, 145.
under the Lecompton constitution, 715.

Dred Scott case. Opinions of Supreme Court on, 14.
Cobb, Howell. On the relations of a government employee

Hon. W. H. Seward. On the decision
to his public duties, 117.

the, 205.
Letter of, on African slavery, 693.

Hon. Mr. Benjamin's reply to Mr. Set
Cochrane, Clark B., of N. Y. On the admission of Kapsas

206.
under the Lecompton constitution, 716.

Dunn, Geo. Grundy, of Ind. Celebrated amendment - 2
Cochrane, John, of N. Y. On the admission of Kansas under

Extract from speech of, 28.
the Lecompton constitution, 716.

Duval, W.0. On abolitionisin, 20.
Cockerill, J. R., of Ohio. On the Kansas Conference Bil1, 741. Election of Gen. Whitfield as delegate from Kansas, &.
Colfax, Schuyler, of Ind. On the admission of Kansas under Election. Presidential of 1856. Vote of States, 29.
the Lecompton constitution, 716.

Elliott, Thos. D., of Mass. Proposition of, to repeal foret
Collamer, Jacob, of Vt. Report of minority committee on slave law, 209.

territories, on Lecompton consti. Emancipation party of St. Louis, Missouri. Resolation
tution, 423.

210.
On the Kansas Conference Bill,741. Emigrant Aid Society. Origin of, 210.
Colonial laws on relative position of slaves and whites, 162. English, W. H., of Iod. On squatter sovereignty, 616
Convention act of Kansas, 395.

Remarks on the Kansas confesse
Compromises of 1850. History and votes on, 117.

bill, 749.
Connecticut. Law of, relative to foreign convicts and pau Etheridge, Emerson. Resolution against rrival of Afrin
pers, 219.

slave trade, 585.
Constitution of the United States, 122.

Remarks of, upon, 591.
Convention system, 129.

Eustis, Geo., Jr., of Louisiana. On Americanism in his state
Conventions, History of, 127.

281.
Corrupt Congressional combinations, 310.

Expenditures of the general government Debate on. 16
Cox, L. M., of Ky. Extract from speech of, 601.

Exports and imports, 781.
Cox, 8. 8., of Ohio. On the Kansas conference bill, 746. Expunging resolutions, 211,
Cragin, Aaron I., of N. H. On the Kansas conference bill, Faulkner, C. J., of Virginis. Address of. against distribel
746.

of public lands, 500
Craik, Wm., of Md. On naturalization, 289.

Speech explanatory of resp.
Crawford, M. J. of Ga. On power of Congress over territo

Witte resolutions, 707
ries, 611,

Farnsworth, J. F., of Ill. On the admission of Kanses a
On the admission of Kansas under der the Lecompton constitution, 718.

the Lecompton constitution, 716. Featherston, W. S., of Miss. Opinion of, upon slavery.

Fenton, Reuben E., of N. Y. On the admission of Kansas | Illinois. Resolutions of American party of, 249.
under the Lecompton constitution, 719.

Laws of, permitting alien suffrage, 31.
Fillmore, Millard. Erie Letter of, 211.

Immigration. Treatise of Louis Shade on, 250.
Letter of, to Hon. John Gayle, 212. Independent Democrats. Appeal of, 255.
Speech of, at Albany, 212.

Platform of, 16.
Florida. History of admission of, 213.

Independent or Sub-Treasury, 259.
Force bill, 215.

Indiana. History of admission of, 261.
Foreiguers. Arrival of, in the United States, 217.

Derire to have slavery therein, 261.
Foreign criminals and paupers. Extract from report of

Laws of, permitting alien suffrage, 31.
H.M. Fuller, of Pa.,on, Inge, S. W., of Alabama. Upon slavery, 567.
217.

Iowa. History of admission of, 263.
State laws relating there Iredell, Mr., of N.C. On fugitive slaves, 238.
to, 218.

Upon slavery, 567.
Foss, Rev. Andrew T. Abolition'sentiments of, 20.

On a religious test, 631.
Foster, Abby Kelly. Abolition opinions of, 21.

Jackson, Andrew. Remission of fine imposed upon, 264.
Foster, L. F. S., of Conn. On the admission of Kansas un-

Proclamation of, against nullification,
der the Lecompton constitution, 719.

264.
Foster, Stephen C., of Me. On the admission of Kansas un-

On distribution, 508.
der the Lecompton constitution, 719.

Veto of Maysville Road bill, 548.
Franklin, Benjamin. Abolition petition of, 5.

Statement of, on bargain and intrigue
Free Germans. Platforms of, 220.

slander, 686.
Free trade. Report of Special Committee of the House of Jackson, James, of Georgia. On naturalization, 286.
Representatives, on, 222.

Jackson, Joseph W., of Georgia. Resolutions of, 273.
Freeman's Journal on Know-Nothingism, 307.

Jefferson, Thomas. Views on the Missouri compromise, 336.
Fremont, John C. Letter of acceptance of, 231.

Opinion of, upon slavery, 567.
French Spoliations prior to 1800. History of, 232.

On foreign immigration, 287.
President Polk's veto Johnson, Andrew, of Tenn. On the resources of the North
message on, 236.

and South, 765.
Frothingham, Rev. O. B. Abolition views of, 21.

Johnson, W. Cost, of Md. On abolition petitions, 14.
Fugitive slaves, 238.

Jones, James C., of Tenn. Reasons for supporting the Demo
Fugitive slave law of 1850, 241,

cratic ticket, 274.
Judicial and other opinions of, 238.

Extract from speech of, 603.
Fuller, Henry M. Answer of, to certain interrogatories, 245. Keitt, L. M., of $. C. Extract from speech of, 604.
Saxton letter of, 104.

On the relation of the Democratic
Allegheny City speech of, 104.

party to squatter sovereignty, 613.
Gallatin A., of Pa. On abolition petitions, 7.

Kellogg, Wm., of Illinois. On the admission of Kansas
Gardner, Gov. H. J., of Mass. On Abolitionism, 21.

under the Lecompton constitution, 723.
Garnett, M. R. H., of Va. On the admission of Kansas under Kennedy, Armstrong, of Md. On the admission of Kansas
the Lecompton constitution, 719.

under the Lecompton constitution, 724.
Garrison, Wm. Lloyd. Sentiments of on abolition, 19-21. Kennett, L. M., of Missouri. Definition of Americanism, 275
Gartrell, L. J., of Georgia. On the admission of Kansas Kentucky. History of admission of, 276.
under the Lecompton constitution, 720.

Resolutions of 1798 and 1799, 276
Gaston, Judge, of N.C. Upon secession, 554.

Ketchum, Hiram. Upon slavery, 568.
Geary, Gov., of Kansas. Inaugural address of, 391.

Kilgore, David, of Ind. On vegroes and foreigners, 24.
Georgia. Platform of State Convention of 1850, 599.

La L. Q.C., of Miss. On the admission of Kansas under
Laws of, relating to foreign convicts, 219.

the Lecompton constitution, 724.
Law of, in relation to State Conventions under Lane, Jos., of Oregon. On the admission of Kansas under
certain circumstances, 246.

the Lecompton constitution, 724.
Jerry, Elbridge. Op naturalization, 295.

Lawrence, Wm., of Ohio. On thu Kansas Conference Bill,751,
Ghent. Treaty of, 247.

Leigh, Mr., of Va. Upon slavery, 568.
Giddings, J. R. Abolition views of, 21.

Leiter, B. F., of Ohio. On the Kansas Conference Bill, 751.
On the dissolution of the Union, 15. Letcher John, of V. Extract from speech of, 603.
Proposition to expel him from the House, Letcher, Robert, of V4. On the expenditures of the general
133.

government, 772.
Extract from speech of, 319.

Liberator. Garrison's paper on dissolution, 24.
Gilbert, Ezekiel. On naturalization, 288.

Logan, Mr., of Pa. On abolition petitions of, 8.
(toodwin, H. C., of N. Y. On the admission of Kansas under Louisiana. Laws of, relating to foreign paupers, 219.
the Lecompton constitution, 720.

History of admission of, 280.
Gott, Daniel, of N. Y. Celebrated resolution of, 247.

American party of, 281.
Green, Senator, of Mo. Report of Committee on Territories, Maclay, W. B., of New York. On the admission of Kansas
413.

under the Lecompton constitution, 725.
Groesbeck, Wm. S., of Ohio. On the admission of Kansas Madison, James. Upon slavery, 568.
under the Lecompton constitution, 720.

On the power of Congress over territo-
Grow, G. A., of Pa. On the admission of Kansas under the

ries, 612.
Lecompton constitution, 721.

On a religious test, 534.
Grundy, Felix, of Tenn. Report of, upon Public Lands, 499. Madison Letterg. Defence of the American party, 283.
Hale, John P.' Abolition sentiments of, 24.

Maine. Laws of, relating to foreign paupers, 219.
On the admission of Kansas under the Le-

Ilistory of admission of, 310.
compton constitution, 721.

Mann, Horace. Abolition sentiments of, 25.
IIammond, J. H., of S.O. On the resources of the South, 763. Marshall, Mr., of Va. Upon slavery, 568.

On the admission of Kansas under Marshall, Chief Justice. Upon slavery, 568.

the Lecompton constitution, 721. Marshall, H., of Ky. On squatter sovereignty, 613.
Hamilton, Alexander. On fugitive slaves, 232.

On the Kansas Conference Bill, 751.
Harlan, James, of Iowa. On the admission of Kansas under Marshall, A. K., of Ky. On the power of Congress over ter-
the Lecompton constitution, 722.

ritories, 624.
Harris, T. L., of Illinois. On the admission of Kansas under Marshall, s. 8., of Illinois. On the admission of Kansas under
the Lecompton constitution, 722.

the Lecompton constitution, 725.
Harrison, Wm. H. On the power of Congress over territo Maryland. Laws of, relating to foreign paupers, 219.
ries, 612.

Maynard, H., of Tenn. On the admission of Kansas under
Harper, Robert Goodloe. On naturalization, 288.

the Lecompton constitution, 725.
Hartford Convention. Platform of, 248.

Mason, J. Y. Ostend manifesto, 478.
Haskin, J. B., of N. Y. On the admission of Kansas under Mason, James M. On naturalization, 295.
the Lecompton constitution, 722.

Mason, Geo., of Va.. On alien suffrage, 34.
Hatch, Israel T.,
of N. Y. On the admission of Kansas under

On the doctrines of the Kansas bill,
the Lecompton constitution, 722.

613.
Hill, Joshua, of Georgia. On the admission of Kansas under

On slavery, 568.
the Lecompton constitution, 722.

Massachusetts. LAW: of, relating to foreign paupers, 219,
Hughes, James, of Ind. On the admission of Kansas under Matteson, Gilbert, Edwards and Welch. Corrupt Congrep
the Lecompton constitution, 723.

sional combination, 310.
Hunter, R. M.T. On alien suffrage, 34.

Maysville Road bill. Gen. Jackson's veto of, 648.
On the admission of Kansas under the McClintock, Professor. On Americanism, 303.
Lecompton constitution, 723.

McDowell, Jas., of Va. Upon slavery, 562
On the Kansas Conference Bill, 749. McMullen, Fayette, of Va. Extract from speech of, 601.
Illinois. History of admission of, 249.

McKinley, John. Upon the constitutionality of the N. Y
Negro law of, 249.

passenger laws, 313.

McKnight, Rev. Dr. ['pon slavery, 569.

Nebraska and Kansas. Report of Mr. Douglas, fres
McLean, Associate Justice. Upon the N. Y. passenger laws,

rity of tho Commit o lo
314.

tories in the Senate, 12.
Mexican war, 315.

Report of Mr. Stephens of GST
Michigan. History of admission of, 318.

chairman of the majority
laws of, permitting alien suffrage, 31.

Committee of Fifteen. HZ
Mifflin, Warner. Abolition petition of, 6.

The Senate Kansas bul, 45ů.
Miles, W. Porcher, of S. C. On the admission of Kansas

The Crittenden-Honigonery ze
under the Lecompton constitution, 726.

ment, 451.
Military appropriation bill of 1856, 318.

Tabolar statement of votes at the
Millson, John 3., of Va. On the admission of Kansas under

Lecompton Constitution, si
the Lecompton constitution, 726.

Lecompton Constitution, a
Ministers of the Gospel. Protest against the Nebraska bill, 319.

from, 157.
Minnesota History of, 3:20, 325.

Topeka Constitution, extract fra
Alien suffrage permitted in, 32.

459.
Debate in II. of R. on alien suffrage in, 42.

Leavenworth Constitution, entrata
Douglas's report to the Senate, 323.

from, 460.
Mississippi. History of admission of, 326.

Opinions of public men oa te si
Alien suffrage in territory of, 31.

mission of Kanses under lede
Missouri. History of admission of, 3:27.

ton Constitution, 709,
First compromise, history of, 327.

Opinions of publie men on the Le
Second compromise, 333.

sas Conference Bill, 138.
Views of Jefferson thereon, 336.

Negro citizenship, 461.
Calhoun
337.

Nelson, Justice, of N. Y. On fugitire slaves, 239.
Pinckney
338.

New Hampshire. Laws of, relative to foreign paupers,
Douglas
339.

New Jersey.
Cass
340.

Now York
Extension of the compromise to the Pacific, 340. New York Tribune. On the dissolution of the Union, X
Monroe doetrine, 341.

New York National Anti-slavery Standard. On abolicia
Montgomery, Wm., of Pa. On the admission of Kansas ism, 19.
under the Lecompton constitution, 727.

Nicaragua. Proclamation respecting an apprehended inn
Moore, Sydenham, of Ala. On the admission of Kansas sion of, 461.
under the lecompton constitution, 7-27.

Nicholson Letter. From General Cass upon the Films
Morris, E. Joy, of Pa On the admission of Kansas under Proviso, 462
the Lecompton constitution. 728.

Niles. John M. On the Deposite Bill, 143.
Morris, Isaac X., of n. On the admission of Kansas under North and South. Debate on the resources of, 763.
the Lecompton constitution, 728.

Northwest Territory. Laws of, in relation to sliza
Morris, Mr., of Ohio. On abolition petitions, 9.

frage, 31.
Nashville Convention. Resolutions of, 595.

Obio. Ilistory of admission of, 465.
National Era. Extracts from, 25.

Ordinance of 1784 and 1787, 465.
Naturalization. Laws of the United States relative thereto, Oregon. History of, 472.
3+2.

Alied suffrage permitted in, 31.
Views upon, in Constitutional Convention,

Constitution formed by the people of, 474
315.

Proclamation by Governor of, 475.
Nebraska and Kansus. History of, 346.

Bill for the admission of. 476.
Action of inhabitants in 1853, in Orr, Jas. L., of S. C. On squatter sorereignty, &c, 615.

relation to territorial organiza- | Ostend manifesto, 474.
in, 348.

Page, Mr., of Va. On abolition petitions, 6.
1: rt and bill of Mr. Douglas, 319. Paide, R. T., of N. C. On corrupt Congressional contes
Er met from speech of Mr. Gid- tion, 310.
ulius of Ohio, 319.

Palmer, G. W., of N. Y. On the admission of Kansas aeda
Amendment of Mr. Chase of Ohio, the Lecompton constitution, 728.
to the Nebraska bill, 352.

Parker, Rev. Theodore. On the dissolution of the Union,
Debates upon bill, 352

Parker, Chief Justice, of Mass. On fugitive slaves, 720
Bill to organize Nebraska and Kan. Parrott, Marcur, of Kansas. On the admission of Kansu
Nas, 356.

under the Lecompton constitution, 728.
Organization of the territory, 361. Patton, J. M., of Va. On abolition petitioos, 1
Topeka Convention, 362.

Pearce, J. A., of Md. On alien suffrage, 33.
President's Message in regard to Penilleton. G. H., of o On the Kansas conference bill, 743
affairs of, 362.

Pennsylvania. Laws of relating to foreign con ricts and
Proclamation 366.

paupers, 219.
Report of Committee on Territories, Personal liberty bill of Massachusetts and Vermont, 48L
360.

Peyton, S. O., of Ky. On the admission of Kansas UBE
Election of Gen. Whitfield as dele- the Lecompton constitution, 7 29.
gate from, 369.

Phillips, II. M., of Pa. On the admission of Kansas under
Minority report of Senate Commit- the Lecompton constitution, 729.
toe on Territories, 377.

Phillips, Wendell. On the dissolution of the Union, a
Report of committee on “Dunn's Pierce, Franklin. On abolition petitions, 481.
Amendment.” 385.

On abolition of slavery in the District of
Mr. Grow's bill for admission of

Columbia, 481,
Kansas, 359.

On the religious test in the constitutio
Referred to Committee on Terri-

of New Hampshire, 482.
tories, 390.

Letters on the compromise, 482.
Admission of Kansas, 301.

On the results of the Presidential eles
Reports of investigating coinmit-

tion, 483.
tee, 392.

On & railroad to the Pacific, 529
Inaugural address of Governor

Veto of river and harbor bill. 540.
Geary, 394.

Special Kansas message of, 362
Convention act of Kansas, 395.

Veto message on Public Land bill, 516.
Address of Hon. F. P. Stanton, 398. Pinckney, H. L. On abolition petitions, 10.
Correspondence upon mode of elect- Pinckney, C.C. On fugitire slaves, 233.

ing delegates to convention in, 399. Pinckney. Wm., of Md. Upon savery, 570.
Inaugural address of Hon. R. J. Polk, President. Veto of French Spoliation bill, 236.
Walker, 401.

Polk, T., of Miss. On the admission of Kansas under the
An item of history of the Kansas- Lecompton constitution, 730.
Nebraska Bill, 407.

Population. Increase of, in the United States, 484.
Alien suffrage permitted in, 32. Post Office Department, 782.
Mr. Buchapan's special message on

Potter, John F., of Wis. On the admission of Kanses under
the Lecomption constitution, 408. the Lecompton constitution, 730.
Report of Mr. Green, chairman of Power of Congress over slavery in the territories, 609

the majority Committee on Terri. Prentiss, Mr., of Vt. On French spoliations prior to 1800, 234
tories in the Senate, 413.

Presidential election of 1856. Debate on in the House, 484
Repeat of Mr. Collamer, from the Prusia, Decision of court in, in the matter of a slave, 42.

minority of the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Clay's report on in 1832, 491.
Territories in the Senate, 423.

Mr. Grundy's report on in 1840, 499.

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Public Lands. Address of Hon. C. J. Faulkner against dis- / Southern Senators Protest of, against the admission of
tribution of, 500.

California, 605.
Views of Daniel Webster, 501.

Southeru States. Address to the people of the, 606,
Views of Mr. Clay, 501.

South Carolina. Laws relating to foreign convicts, 220.
Speech of Mr. Calhoun, 507.

South. Position of, as shown by the sentiments of her
Views of Mr. Buchanan, 508.

public men, 600.
Views of General Jackson, 508.

Debate on the resources of the North and South,
Views of Mr. Benton, 511.

763.
Congressional history of distribution of, 521. Spaulding, Mr., of 0. On the dissolution of the Union, 28.
Grants of, to states for railroads, 523. Squatter sovereignty. (See Nicholson Letter), 609.
Veto message of President Pierce, 616. Stanton, Hon. F. P., of Kansas, Address of, 398.
Bill passed by the House of Representa- State laws. Relative position of whites and slaves, 154.
tives, 525.

States. Reservations of, in their instructions to their con
Tables of areas, &c., 783, 784.

tinental delegates, 628.
Pugh, Mr., of 0. On alien suffrage, 36.

Steele, Mr., of N. C. On abolition petitions, 7.
On the Kansas conference bill, 754. Stephens, A. H., of Ga Extract from speech of, 603.
Quincy, Edmund. On the dissolution of the Union, 26.

Report of Com. of Fifteen on LA
Quincy, Josiah.

26.

compton constitution, 412.
Quitman, John A. On the bill to repeal the neutrality | Stevenson, John W., of Ky. On the admission of Kansas
laws, 526.

under the Locompton constitution, 732.
On the revival of the African slave Stewart, Jas A., of Md. Extract from speech of, 602.
trade, 590.

On the admission of Kansas under
On the power of Congress over terri-

the Lecompton constitution, 732.
tories, 625.

Stewart, Chas E., of Mich. On the admission of Kansas
On the Kansas conference bill, 755 under the Lecompton constitution, 732.
Railroad to the Pacific, 528.

Stone, Michael, Jr. On naturalization, 286.
Randolph, T. J., of Va. Upon slavery, 570.

Story, Judge. On fugitive slaves, 239, 240.
Randolph, Edmund. On fugitive slaves. 238.

On a slave case in England, 628.
Randolph, John. On naturalization, 295.

Sumner, Charles. On the dissolution of the Union, 28.
Rawle, William. On fugitive slaves, 238.

Supreme Court. Political power of the, 628.
Raynor, Kenneth. Speech at Philadelpbin on the union of Swanwick, Mr., of Pa. On abolition petitions, 7.

the opposition to the Democracy, 630. Talbrt, A. G., of Ky. Extract from speech of, 602.
On religious toleration, 533.

Tapey, Chief Justice. On naturalization, 284.
Ready, Chas., of Tenn. On squatter sovereignty, 626.

Opinion in Dred Seott case, 148.
On the admission of Kansas under Tappan, M. W., of N. H. On the admission of Kansas un-

the Lecompton constitution, 730. der the Lecompton constitution. 732.
Reilly, Wilson, of Pa. On the admission of Kansas under Tariffs. The several, enacted by Congress, 635.
the Lecompton constitution, 730.

Taylor, Geo., of N. Y. On the aimission of Kansas under
Religious freedom. Virginia act of, 533.

the Lecompton constitution, 733.
Religious test. Debate in the convention on, 533.

Taylor, Miles, of La. Extract from speech of, 603.
Republican Association of Washington. Address of, 535.

On the admission of Kansas under tha
Republican platform. Adopted at Philadelphia in 1856, 536.

Lecompton constitution, 733,
Revenue froin custom-houses, &c., 778.

Temporal allegiance due the Pope. Declarations of the six
Tables relating to, 785.

principal Universities of Europe upon. 611.
Rhett, R. B. On abolition petitions, 13.

Tennessee. History of admission of, 616.
Rhode Island. Laws of, in relation to foreign convicts, 219. Texas. Laws of, relating to foreign paupers, 220.
Richardson, Wm. A., of Ill. Answer to certain interroga-

Annexation of, 646.
tories, 537.

Thompson's claim. Opinion of Attorney-General Black, 649.
Riley, Gen. Bennett. California proclamation

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Thomson, J. R., of N.J. On the admission of Kansas under
Rivers and harbors, 510.

the Lecompton constitution, 733.
Road bill. Gen. Jackson's veto of the Maysville, 548. Tilghman, Judge. On fugitive slaves, 238.
Rockwell, Julius. On abolitionism, 27.

Tompkins, Cydner B., of Ohio. On the admission of Kansas
Sandidge, J. M., of La. On the resources of the North and under the Lecompton constitution, 731.
South, 766.

Tonnage duties to make river and harbor improvements, 251.
Sapp, W. R. Extract from speech of, 27.

Amount of, in the United States from 1789 to 1857,
Savage, John H., of Tenn. Upon slavery, 570.
Scott, Winfield. On Native Americanisın, 518.

Toombs, Robert, of Ga Upon slavery, 571.
Letter of accrptance of, 519.

On the Kansas conference bill, 767.
Search. Right of. Views of Daniel Webster thereon, 552. Topeka Convention. Account of, 362.
Searing. J. A., of N. Y. On the admission of Kansas under Toucey, Isaac On alien suffrage, 35.
the Lecompton constitution, 730.

Trippe, Robert P., of Ga. On the admission of Kansas under
Sebastian, W. K., of Ark. On the admission of Kansas the Lecompton constitution, 734.
under the Lecompton constitution, 731.

Tucker, Mr., of 8. C. On abolition petitions, 6.
Secession. Right of, 550.

Union. History of the, 656.
Ordinance of South Carolina relative thereto, 554. Upshur, A. P., of Va. Upon slavery. 582.
Sedgwick, Theodore. On naturalization, 286.

Underwood, W. L., of Ky. On the admission of Kansas un
Seward, Wm. H. Abolition sentiments of, 27.

der the Lecompton constitution, 734.
Higher law speech of, 27.

Vallandighum. C. L., of Ohio. Opinion of. upon slavery, 58%
On the admission of Kansas under the Van Buren. John, of N. Y. On the admission of Kans
Lecompton constitution, 731.

under the Lecompton constitution, 735.
award, Jas. L., of Ga. Extract from speech of, 602.

Vermont. Laws of, relating to foreign paupers, 220.
Sherman, John, of Ohio, on the expenditures of the General

History of admission of, 664.
Guvernment, 767.

Virginia. Laws of, relating to foreign convicts, 220.
Shorter, E. S., of Ala. Extract from speech of, 604.

Legislature of, 1798-99. Resolutions in opposition
On the Kansas conference bill, 756.

to foreign immigration, 296.
Singleton, Otho R., of Miss. On the admission of Kansas

Resolutions of 1798, drawn by Mr. Madison, on
under the Locompton constitution, 731.

the unconstitutionality of ihe Alien and Sedi.
Slade, William, of Vt. Abolition resolutions of, 551.

Lawr, and defining the rights of the states, 664.
On abolition petitions, 11.

Address to the people. 665.
Slavery. Votes relative to, during the first session 31st

Answers of the -tate legislatures, 666.
Congress, 551.

Wade, Benj. F., of 0. Abolition sentiments of, 29.
Opinions of public men upon, 566.

On the Kansas conference bill. 759.
Slave trade, African. Proceedings relative to revival of, 585. Waldron, Henry, of Mich. On the admission of Kansas ud.

Letter of lion. Howell Cobb on, 693. der the Leconipton constitution, 735.
Smith, Mr., of 8. C. On abolition petitions, 6.

Walker Amendment, 671.
Smith, Wm., of Va. Upon slavery, 571.

Walker, Percy, of Ala. Extract from speech of, 600.
Upin alien suffrage in Minnesota, 42. Walker, Robert J. Inaugural address as governor of Kan.
Smith, S. A, of Tenn. Extract from speech of, 604.

Бая, 401.
Speech of, on tbe result of the Pre-

On the deposite bill, 142.
sidentinl election, 484.

Upon slavery, 582.
On the finisjon of Kansas under

On the Kansas conference bill, 761.
the Lempton coustitution, 732. Walworth, Chancellor. On fugitive slaves, 239.
Soule, Pierre. Ostend manifesto 3i.

Ward, Elijah, of N. Y. On the admission of Kansas under
Southern Conventions in 1850. Resolves of, 695.

the Lecompton constitution, 735.

787.

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