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BOARD OF EDITORS
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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 WAN 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, Harvard University.

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CONTENTS

AMERICA

GRITTENDEN

On the Crittenden Compromise................... ---------------------------...---- ? BUCHANAN

Inaugural Address..................................... ----------------------------...... 16 STEVENS

Against Webster and Northern Compromisers 26

The Issue against Andrew Johnson 36 EVERETT

History of Liberty.............. ----- - - - - - - - ------------ ------------ ------------------- 39 CHOATE

Books and Civilization in America.................................................. 67

Necessity of Compromises in American Politics.......... ---------------------- 77 WADE

On Secession............................................. ------- -------------------- ..... 89 DAVIS

Withdrawal from the Union.... . ......... 108

Inaugural Address......................... ----------------- ------------------ - - - - - - - - 115 LINCOLN

On his Nomination to the United States Senate................................... 121

First Inaugural Address................................................ ............. 131

At Gettysburg................ 142

Second Inaugural Address... 143 TOOMBS

On Secession.................................................. ------------- .......-.... 146 PHILLIPS

John Brown and the Spirit of Fifty-nine......................................... 159 SUMNER

On the Crime against Kansas....................--................................... 177 BENJAMIN

Right of Property in Slaves........... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ------------------------ e -----ee- 200 DOUGLAS

On the Kansas-Nebraska Bill........................................................ 218

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