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Smith, William Prescott, of Baltimore, 538;
character and accomplishments of, 359.
ures, 9; character of, 57.
slaveholders, grotesque manners and hab-
Texas, annexation of, opposed by J. Q. Ad-
ams, 48; supported by Stephen A. Doug-
rel of debate, 58.
its of, 194.
UNCONSCIOUS courage, anecdote of, 290.
Van Buren, John, a dinner-table despot, 70.
Martin, had few realfriends, 146.
Speaker, election of, 32, 375; speeches at,
376 et seq.; high compliment to J. W. For-
tion as War Minister, 185; letter
Fred. P., Secretary of Kansas, 119.
relations with George Wolf, 281; attacked
William, his Under-ground Railroad
over election of Speaker, 110; Nathaniel P.
Banks chosen by a majority of three, 111.
hospitality of, 64.
83; in peril at Baltimore, 158; his opinion
of Pennsylvania, 346.
WALKER, ROBERT J., anti-slavery Governor
of Kansas, 32 ; at the Baltimore Conven-
London Times, 121.
tocrat of the dinner-table, 394.
Washington, 80; at table,
acter by Jefferson, 391.
her person and dress, 263 ;
vance into a great city, 233 ;
Taine, Henri A., on biography, 411.
a duel, 28.
Washington Union, organ of President
the Presidential nomination, il; change
his retort to Signor Blitz, 417.
leon, 366; visits the prisoner of Ham, 369.
tures Mason and Slidell at sea, 156.
Wilkins, Judge William, of Pennsylvania,
87; character of, 88; his mental trial of
Jefferson Davis, 89.
character and talents, 342.
Savings Bank in Washington,
ism, 135; his public life, 144; Governor
of Virginia, 145.
mont), her socialistic theories, 115.
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