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OF

JAMES BUCHANAN

Comprising his Speeches, State Papers,

and Private Correspondence

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VARVARD COLLEGE

APR 13 1910

LIBRARY

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COPYRIGHT, 1910

By
J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY

Printed by J. B. Lippincott Company
The Washington Square Press, Philadelphia, U. S. A.

CONTENTS of VOLUME XI

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To MR. BAKER, September 5....

Comments on speech of General Foster as to Douglas's position on slavery in the

Territories.

To Mrs. BAKER, September 5...

Thanks her for copy of letter written by himself to her grandfather in 1821.

To MR. CORYELL, September 26. .....

Discusses approaching elections.

To QUEEN VICTORIA, October 6.....

Writes of favorable impression made by Prince of Wales during his visit to the

United States.

To Miss MacALESTER, October 10...

Congratulates her upon her engagement to marry.

From Mr. Rhett, November 24...

Warns him that the sending of more troops to Charleston Bay will cause bloodshed

in the secession of South Carolina.

To Mr. Holt, November 30.....

Sends him draft of annual message.

FROM GOVERNOR LETCHER, December 1. .....

Urges Mr. Buchanan to prevent retirement of Mr. Cobb from the Cabinet.

FOURTH ANNUAL MESSAGE, December 3.

To MR. PHILLIPS, December 5. ....

Acknowledges favorable opinion of his message.

MESSAGE ON A CONVENTION WITH Costa Rica, December 5....

MESSAGE ON THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE, December 5...

MEMORANDUM, December 10.....

Interview with agents of South Carolina-Refuses to agree not to reinforce United

States forts at Charleston.

MEMORANDUM, December II......

General Cass announces his purpose to resign as Secretary of State.

FROM GENERAL Cass, December 12.

General Cass resigns-Statement of reasons.

MEMORANDUM, December 15......

Comments on General Cass's resignation.

To GENERAL Cass, December 15.....

Accepts General Cass's resignation-Editorial note, and letter of Judge Black.

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