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TO THE MEMORY OF

GENERAL ANDREW JACKSON:

CONTAINING TWENTY-FIVE

EULOGIES AND SERMONS

DELIVERED

ON OCCASION OF HIS DEATII.

TO WHICH IS ADDED

AN APPENDIX,

CONTAINING GENERAL JACKSON'S PROCLAMATION, HIS FAREWELI.

ADDRESS, AND A CERTIFIED COPY OF HIS LAST WILL.

THE WHOLE PRECEDED BY

A SHORT SKETCH OF HIS LIFE.

COMPILED BY B. M. DUSENBERY.

PHILADELPHIA:

WALKER & GILLIS, 32 SOUTH FOURTH STREET.

E 3001 ,097

Entered, according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1845, by

B. M. DUSENBERY,

in the office of the clerk of the District Court of the United States, in and for

the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

PREFACE.

The following work has been executed from a desire to erect a permanent literary MONUMENT TO THE MEMORY OF JACKSON. It contains the views of many of the ablest, most learned, and most worthy men in the Republic, respecting the public and private life of the General, his character, and conduct in all the relations which he was called upon by God and his country to sustain. In this point of view, the eulogies and addresses, contained in this volume, must certainly have great value in the estimation not only of the political and historical student, but in that of his countrymen generally, who have never been backward in acknowledging his worth and ability by marks of unbounded confidence.

General Jackson affords one of the most striking examples, recorded in history, of a man rising from the humble walks of private life to the most exalted station in the world, by dint of perseverance, firmness, integrity, and decision of character. His life, therefore, is full of instruction for the people. Its events form a study to which it is impossible they should give too much attention. No other man ever evinced so much knowledge of the character of the American people. No public man ever appealed so frequently and boldly to the

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