Sketch Of The Life And Public Services Of General Lewis Cass; With The Pamphlet On The Right Of…

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byWilliam T. Young

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. act in the Senate, evinces his keen watchfulness over the rights and honor of bis country--Resolutions of Senator Allen--Gen. Cass supports them--His remarks thereon--The Oregon question--The great interests involved in its settlement--The recommendations of the President--Resolution of Mr. Allen, giving notice that convention of 1827, between the United States and Great Britain, he annulled and abrogated--Speech of Gen. Cass, in regard to our defences--His remarks thereon. The magnitude of the questions arising in Congress, impressed the public mind with the necessity of having in the Senate of the United States, the first and most eminent men of the country. It was apparent, that with the commencement of Mr. Folk's presidential term, an era in the affairs of the nation would arise, requiring all the skill and experience of our wisest statesmen. The official terms of many senators would expire with the administration of John Tyler. The filling the vacancies thus occurring was a subject of general interest, all through the United States. It was not confined to state limits. Each state felt interested in the choice her sisters in the confederacy might make. The term of Hon. Augustus S. Porter, of Michigan was one of those which would terminate in March, 1845. In regard to who would be his successor there was but one sentiment, not only within the the State of Michigan, but elsewhere. The universal choice fell upon Gen. Cass. The legislature of Michigan, at its annual session in January 1845, in compliance with public opinion, elected Gen. Cass, senator for six years ensuing the fourth of March, then next. Every democratic member of the legislature, except two in the senate, voted for him His election therefore may be said to have been unanimou...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. act in the Senate, evinces his keen watchfulness over the rights and honor of bis country--Resolutions of Senator...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217792642

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