Reminiscences and Anecdotes of Daniel Webster

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INDEX.
A.
ABERDEEN, the Earl of, 168.
ADAMS, John, dines with Webster, 209; anecdote of, 210.
ADAMS, John Quincy, 167.
ADAMS, Samuel, 381, 382.
ADAMS, William, 406.
APPLETON, Julia Webster, 329.
APPLETON, William, nominated for Congress, 193.
ASHBURTON, Lord, discusses right of search with Webster, 167.
ASHBURTON Treaty, negotiation of, 163.
B.
BALTIMORE, Whig Convention at, 194.
BANCROFT, George, 164.
BARCA, Don Calderon de la, 180.
BEAN, William, freedom purchased, 313-315.
BENTON, Thomas H., relations with Webster, 222; anecdote, 223; reconciled with John Wilson, 227; relations with Calhoun, 231; at Calhoun's funeral, 232; character of, 232.
BLAKE, George, anecdotes of, 128- 138, 264.
BRAMBLE, Matthew, case of, 67-73.
BROUGHAM, Lord, 258, 259.
BURNHAM, Gordon W., presents statue of Webster to New York (Appendix), 449.
BURR, Aaron, 75.
C.
CALHOUN, John C., quarrel with Jackson, 159; relations with Webster, 218; last appearance in the Senate, 220-222; funeral, 231.
CALIFORNIA, Webster's prophecy about, 203.
CASS, Lewis, protest against Ashburton Treaty, 163; arrival in Boston, 164; controversy with Webster, 165; at the French court, 256.
CHOATE, Rufus, 64; counsel in Sanborn case, 87; opinion of Webster as an advocate, 145; on refusal of Faneuil Hall, 183, 185, 189; visits Webster at Washington, 195; action in campaign of 1852, 197; Webster's regard for, 234; estimate of Webster's ability, 235; anecdote, 358.
CLAY, Henry, nomination for President, 198; contrasted with Webster, 214; Webster's advocacy of, 215; hostility to Webster's nomination, 216; Webster's estimate of, 217.
COLBY, John, visit of Webster to, 412.

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