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

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ERRATA.
Page 10, ninth line, seven children should be nine.
" 14, twenty-fourth line, powers should be power.
" 47, second line from bottom, imperfect should be imperial.
" 60, twelfth line from bottom, not is left out, should be, Let not the voice.
" 82, fifth line from bottom, convert should be covert and insidious.
" 94, fourth line from bottom, the should be left out, to read, of beauty,
" 158, sixteenth line from bottom, his should be this.
" 179, seventh line from top, editor should be editors.
" 187, eighteenth line from bottom, cavalling should be cavilling.
" 192, ninth line from top, is should be as.
" 203, letter accepting nomination for Congress was placed after the pages were numbered and forms printed.
" 204, the date of year 1872 is omitted.
" 212, the date of year 1872 is omitted.
" 217, fifteenth line from bottom, stagarile should be stagarite.
" 225, tenth line from bottom, histories should be historians.
" 228, tenth line from bottom, wastes should be coasts.
" 236, fourth line from top, writing should be uniting.
" 237, sixteenth line from top, could should be would.
" 260, eleventh line from bottom, Raulin should be Rawlin.
" 271, eighteenth line from bottom should read, William taught.
" 548, second line from bottom, I was should read, and was.
" 551, thirteenth line from top, and transcendent should read, of transcendent.
" 579, sixteenth line from top, Petigru should be Pettigru.

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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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