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BOARD OF EDITORS

SCIENCE
ANGELO HEILPRIN, author of "The Earth and Its Story,” etc.;

Curator Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
JOSEPH TORREY, JR., Ph.D., Instructor in Chemistry in Harvard

University.
RAY STANNARD BAKER, A.B., author of “The New Prosperity,”

etc.; Associate Editor of McClure's Magazine.

BIOGRAPHY
MAYO W. HAZELTINE, A.M., author of “Chats About Books," etc.;

Literary Editor of the New York Sun.
JULIAN HAWTHORNE, author of “Nathaniel Hawthorne and His

Wife,” “History of the United States," etc.
CHARLES G. D. ROBERTS, A.B., A.M., author of "A History of

Canada"; late Professor of English and French Literature,
King's College.

FICTION
RICHARD HENRY STODDARD, author of "The King's Bell,” etc.;

Literary Editor of the New York Mail and Express.
HENRY VAN DYKE, D.D., LL.D., author of "Little Rivers,” etc.;

Professor of English Literature at Princeton University.
THOMAS NELSON PAGE, LL.D., Litt.D., author of “Red Rock," etc.

ORATIONS
HON. HENRY CABOT LODGE, A.B., LL.B., author of “Life of Daniel

Webster,” etc.; U. S. Senator from Massachusetts.
HON. JOHN R. PROCTOR, President U. S. Civil Service Commission.
MORRIS HICKEY MORGAN, Ph.D., LL.D., Professor in Latin, Har-

vard University.

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A LIBRARY OF

UNIVERSAL LITERATURE

ORATIONS

VOLUME EIGHT

CONTENTS

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AMERICA ORITTENDEN

On the Crittenden Compromise........ BUCHANAN

Inaugural Address... STEVENS

Against Webster and Northern Compromisers........

The Issue against Andrew Johnson.... EVERETT

History of Liberty.......... CHOATE

Books and Civilization in America......

Necessity of Compromises in American Politics....... WADE

On Secession..... DAVIS

Withdrawal from the Union.......

Inaugural Address.....
LINCOLN

On his Nomination to the United States Senate......
First Inaugural Address....
At Gettysburg.....

Second Inaugural Address.
TOOMBS

On Secession..... PHILLIPS

John Brown and the Spirit of Fifty-nine.......... SUMNER

On the Crime against Kansas...... BENJAMIN

Right of Property in Slaves DOUGLAS

On the Kansas-Nebraska Bill...............

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