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CHAPTER I. Birth of Salmon P. Chase—Cornish—His Ancestry—His Marriages and Children—Some Account of the Chase Family—Childhood . - - CHLAPTER II.
Removal to Keene–His Father's Death—Recollections of Keene—At School at Windsor—Journey to Ohio–Niagara Falls—Cleveland—“The FerryBoy”—Arrival at Worthington - - - - - -
The Bishop's School at Worthington—“Shaving a Pig”—Removal to Cincinnati-Cincinnati College—An Incident—Returns to Keene -
Undertakes a School at Roxbury, and fails—Royalton—Dartmouth College— Successful as a Teacher at Reading—Trouble with the Faculty of the College–Graduates—Out in the World. - - - -
Frederick City, Maryland—On to Washington—Advertises a Select Classical School—No Results—Tries for a Clerkship—Mr. and Mrs. Plumley—Mr. Plumley gives up his School—Success—“The Sisters.”—Student in William Wirt's Office—John Randolph—William Wirt—Admission to the Bar— Goes West - - - - - - - - - - - :
Begins Life as a Lawyer at Cincinnati-Speculation in 1836—The Lyceum and some Literary Work—Eulogy upon Brougham—Chase's Statutes—Commendations of Chancellor Kent and Justice Story - -
The Presidential Canvass of 1882—Anti-Masons—Mr. Wirt their Candidate—
Mr. Chase takes his Seat in the Senate—Thirty-first Congress—Slavery Agita-
O CHAPTER XX.
Presidential Canvass of 1856, and in 1860—Want of Influence of Ohio Delega-