Memoir of De Witt Clinton: With an Appendix, Containing Numerous Documents, Illustrative of the Principal Events of His Life, Volume 1

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J. Seymour, 1829 - 530 páginas
 

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Hie discourse before the Literary and Philosophical Society
76
His speech in the Senate of the United States 4
77
at Union College
80
to the Alumni of Columbia College
81
Is appointed Canal Commissioner
82
His services in the canal navigation of this state
100
S3 removal as Canal Commissioner
108
Description of his person
120
His private virtues
124
domestic character
125
religious sentiments
127
Closing scenes of his life
129
His death and funeral obsequies
131
General outline of his character
132
Ancestors of De Witt Clinton
137
His services to the Historical Society 14X 3 attainments in natural history
145
services to the NewYork Hospital and the Asylum for Maniacs
152
improvement of the school fund and promotion of common schools
155
patronage of the Lancastrian system of education
164
services in the establishment of Infant Schools
173
Communications from Samuel H Cox D D
177
Mr Clintons character and services as Chief Magistrate
185
Acknowledgment of his public services by the Merchants of the City of NewYork
188
Chancellor Kents notice of Mr Clintons legal opinions
193
Counsellor Sampsons view of Mr Clintons legal character and opinions
194
Mr Clintons tender of military services in the year of 1812
196
Termination of Mr Clintons administration under the old constitutionapprobation of the citizens of Albany
198
Mr Clintons address to the judiciary of the state
204
Reply of Chancellor Kent
205
of Judge Platt
206
Judge Conklings testimonial to the merits and services of Mr Clinton
207
Mr Clintons communication to the Commissioners of the state of NewJersey in relation to the Canal from the Delaware to the Passaic
209
His communication to the Canal Commissioners of the state of Ohio relative to the Ohio Canal
217
Communication relative to the Morris Canal
220
His observations relative to the Hampshire and Hampden Canals
222
Delaware and Raritan Canal
226
Governor Clintons observations relative to the case of Miller under sentence of death for murder
228
His letter to Judge Edwards
229
LieutenantGovernor Coldens account of the fur trade and predictions of the improved internal navigation of the state of NewYork
232
Claims of Joshua Forman
342
Services rendered by the valuable report of Mr Gallatinthe speech of Mr Pope of Ken tuckythe speech of Peter B Porter and by the writings of Dr Hu...
357
Speech of Peter B Porter in the House of Representatives on internal improvements
359
Services of the late Thomas Eddy
374
Services of Jonas Platt
379
Communication from Dr Samuel L Mitchill
389
from Edward P Livingston
394
Injustice of a proposed tax of the general government upon the trade of the Canal observations on by Mr Colden and Governor Clinton
399
Speech of Gen Talmadge on the same
401
Memorial by Governor Clinton
406
Services of the late Dr Hugh Williamson
421
of Robert Troup
423
of Gideon Granger Myron Holley John Greig Nathaniel Howell and Na thaniel Rochester
424
Communication from William L Stone relative to the legislative proceedings of 1316
429
Services of Nathaniel Pendleton William Duer Peter A Jay James Lynch Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer Elisha Williams Martin Van Buren and Samuel ...
450
Removal of De Witt Clinton as Canal Commissioner
464
Address of the Citizens of Albany on bis removal
465
Mr Clintons reply
467
Meeting and address of the Citizens of NewYork
469
Reply of Mr Clinton
480
Mr Cunninghams speech in the House of Assembly
483
Services of George Tibbits
487
Communication of Wheeler Barnes
491
Messages of Governor Yates in 18231824
493
Communication from Nathaniel II Carter
496
GO Address of the Citizens of Utica to Governor Clinton and his reply
497
Services of Benjamin Wright and Canvass White
500
Resolutions of the Bar of NewYork and address of George Griffin Esq
505
Analysis of Gov Clintons Discourse before the Alumni of Columbia College
507
Proceedings of the Alumni upon the death of Gov Clinton
513
Letters announcing the death of Gov Clinton
514
Proceedings of the Legislature upon his death
517
Corporation of the city of Albany
522
Citizens of Albany
523
Funeral of Governor Clinton
524
Proceedings of the Common Council of the city of NewYork
527
Proceedings of the NewYork Delegation at the city of Washington
528
Letter of condolence from Lafayette
530

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Página 278 - The Western States (I speak now from my own observation) stand as it were upon a pivot. The touch of a feather would turn them any way.
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