Biographical Sketches of Eminent American Statesmen, with Speeches, Addresses and Letters

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INDEX.
Address to Democracy Fifth Congressional District 153
Adams, James, President248
Ames, Fisher, Statesman and Orator518
Acceptance Nomination for Congress 203
Approval of Governor Perry's Nomination for Congress, Editorials 204
Butler, Pierce, United States Senator 459
Cleveland, Colonel Benjamin, Leader of a Hundred Fights577
Comments, Editorial, on Death of Governor Perry13
Cowpens, Battle of, Anniversary Address 65
Crawford, William H., Member of Cabinet 270
Choate, Rufus, United States Senator507
Court Common Pleas, Proceedings on Death Gov. Perry37
Disunion, Discussion of in 1860171
Drayton, William H., Provincial Congress President441
Erskine College, Address by B. F. Perry85
Ellsworth, Oliver, Chief Justice United States403
Eulogy of Governor Perry, by John D. Ashemore606
Franklin, Benjamin, Illustrious Philosopher308
Greenville Bar, Proceedings on Death of Gov. Perry27
Governor Perry's Address to his Constituency 212
Gadsden, Christopher, Prime Mover American Revolution264
Grundy, Felix, Attorney-General and U. S. Senator546
Hampton, General Wade, Governor and U. S. Senator564
History of National Democratic Convention of 1860186
Henry, Patrick, First Republican Governor of Virginia279
Hamilton, Alexander, Confidential Friend of Washington289
House of Representatives. Action on Death of Gov. Perry19
Jay, John, the Boast and Pride of New York393
Jefferson, Thomas, Founder of Virginia University339
Laurens, Henry, President Old Continental Congress420
Lee, Richard Henry, Delegate to Continental Congress362
Lee, Henry, Dashing Cavalry Revolutionary Officer535
Legacy to His Country and His Children, Gov. Perry's 111
Livingston, Edward, a distinguished Leader of Republican Party555
Life of Governor Perry1
Lowndes, William, First Captain of W. L. Infantry371
Letters, Dr. F. Peyre Porcher599

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • P R E F a C E. v
  • Introduction vii
  • An Outline Of Governor Perry's Life. 1
  • Editorial Comments. 13
  • Action of The House of Representatives Of South Carolina. 19
  • Proceedings Of The Greenville Bar. 27
  • Proceedings in The Court of Common Pleas. Greenville, April 6th, 1887. 37
  • Fourth of July Oration. 47
  • An Address 65
  • Address - Delivered Before the Literary Societies of Erskine College, Abbeville District, S. C., on the Fifth Anniversary, Sept. 18, 1844 85
  • Speech 111
  • Speech of B. F. Perry, Of South Carolina. 145
  • Address - To the Democracy of the Fifth Congressional District in South Carolina, May 28, 1860. 153
  • Disunion. 171
  • The National Democratic Convention in Charleston, 1860. 186
  • United States Senator. 190
  • National Restoration. 191
  • Editorials - Approving of the Nomination of Governor Perry for Congress. 204
  • The Ancients and the Moderns. - A Comparison 217
  • Sketches Of Eminent American Statemen. 243
  • John Adams. 248
  • John Rutledge. 254
  • William H. 270
  • Patrick Henry. 279
  • Alexander Hamilton. 289
  • Benjamin Franklin. 308
  • William Pinkney. 329
  • Thomas Jefferson. 339
  • James Madison. 350
  • John Randolph. 382
  • John Jay. 393
  • Oliver Ellsworth. 403
  • William Smith. 410
  • Henry Laurens. 420
  • Gouverneur Morris. 428
  • William Henry Drayton. 441
  • Charles Pickney. 447
  • Arthur Middleton. 454
  • Pierce Butler. 459
  • Theophilus Parsons. 478
  • David Ramsay. 496
  • Fisher Ames. 518
  • Felix Grundy. 546
  • Edward Livingston. 555
  • Wade Hampton. 564
  • Thomas Sumter. 570
  • Colonel Benjamin Cleveland. 577
  • Colonel Benjamin Roebuck. 592
  • Letter from Dr. F. Peyre Porcher. 599
  • Letter from James P. Adams. 600
  • Letter from Col. Joseph N. Brown, an Ex-Confederate Colonel. 601
  • Extract from a Letter Written by a Gentle Man in Charleston to Gov. Perry. 602
  • Monument to Governor Perry. 608
  • Index. 611
  • Errata. 613
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