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California, The Route to, review, 204.
Damascus and Ba’aībek, An Excursion to, (Prof.
Adolphus L. Koeppen,) Part First, 157; Part
an account of the Divina Commedia, (Prof.
Philip Schaff) 125.
Day in October, A, verse, (J. H. Barrett,) 528.
Duhobret, The Painter, 501.
a Character of the Thirteenth Century, 53.
Adventure of his great-grandfather with a
pirate, 341 ; apprenticed to a clothier, 342;
his thirst for knowledge--studies law under
elected to the State Assembly in 1829, ib. :
to Congress in 1832, 313 ; Chairman of
Commitee on Elections—the New Jersey
case. ib. ; his arduous exertions as chairman
of the Committee of Ways and Means, 344;
peremptorily withdraws from Congress, 345;
elected Comptroller of New York in 1847, ib.
legitimate influence upon legislation, 194;
ends proposed by the Free Soil movement, | Letter from a Citizen of New York, to his Friend
W.,) 439. Reasons for not engaging in the
pledges from a candidate, 440; particular
measures not essential to the Whig creed,
ib.; perversion of power consequent on the
election of a pledged President, 442; General
A. M.,) 345. Retrospective view, 345; state sion, 443.
Court of, review, (N. S. Dodge,) 561. Ne-she-kay-be-nais, or the “Lone Bird,” an
Monuments, and Aboriginal, Semi-civilized
Nations, (E. G. Squier, A. M.,) 503. Emory's
and Abert's Reports, 504; primitive, semi-
civilized tribes, 505; description of Acoma,
aboriginal remains on the Pecos river, ib. ;
M. Mackie, A. M.,) 611. Description of the ancient remains among them, 511; their re.
Newspaper Press, The, 584.
1. Objections considered, 1; fitness of his
character--testimony of Hon. John J. Crii-
tenden, 2 ; letter from Hon. D. D. Barnard,
3; Gen. Taylor's position, 5; proceedings of
Oratory, Congressional, 361.
lina Doctrine in regard to Territory, (J. D.
W.,) 111. Bearing of the Constitution upon
Calhoun's view of the Declaration, 113; the
true idea of liberty, 114; the question not
between States, but individuals, 115; powers
of Congress, 116 ; slave representation, 118; | Schleswig, Wars between the Danes amd Ger-
453 ; geographical description of Jutland,
454; inhabitants, 455 ; sketch of its history
from the fifth to the thirteenth century, 456 ;
Holstein incorporated with Denmark in 1214,
the Philadelphia Convention, 332 ; singular sensions between the crown of Denmark and
with the Counts of Holstein, 459; Schleswig
foco Platform, (J. D. W.,) 8. The struggle for the Emperor of Germany, as umpire, 460 ;
of 1660, 467; Schleswig secured to Den-
mark in 1718 by the guaranty of Sweden,
dus) (William Wallace,) 24; Twenty Son- Russia, 468; the general peace of 1815, ib.
Importance of Swiss affairs to the rest of
Europe, 64; origin of the Swiss confederacy,
sion of new cantons, 66 ; consequent internal
dissensions, ib. ; bad policy in regard to for-
eigners, 68; the French Revolution, 69;
jacobin intrigues in Switzerland, 71 ; secret
political clubs, 73; efforts at revolution in
well Barrett,) 15; A Talk about the Princess, calling in of the Jesuits by Lucerne, 75 ;
(G. W. Peck,) 81.
W. Colton,) 509.
Sadi, the Persian Poet, 275.
Vanity Fair, review, (Charles A. Bristed,) 421
Vengeance of Eros, verse, imitated from The- Whig ascendency, 221 ; Whig principles-
opposition to executive usurpation--the veto,
Procures a collegiate education by teaching, executive functions, 223; ambitious views
ested professions of our candidate, 548;
by this election, ib.; a deadly blow given
Administration in the matter of annexation-
the Possession of Schleswig, (Prof. Adol- 550 ; what we have gained by the war, 551 ;
tariff system of the Administration, ib.;
D.,) 367. Man the centre and embodiment son's experiment in banking, 552; doctrine
of the country, ib. ; working of the credit
D. Barnard,) 221. Objects to be gained by tration, 559.
Ir is now certain who will be the candi- ment, the debt of honor must be paid, or date of the Whig Party for the next Presi- we lose all consideration, and therefore all dency. GENERAL Taylor has received force. a majority of all the voices of the Conven- The objections to the nomination of tion, and the spirit of our institntions, General Taylor arose out of a double miswhich rest for security in the acquiescence apprehension : first, of the political sentiof minorities, compels us, as good citizens ments of the nominee, and second, in reand good Whigs, to support the nomina- gard to his treatment of the Convention. tion.
On the first of these points, the homely Some inconsiderate persons in the North but spirited and satisfactory testimony of talk about a movement for the nomination Major Gaines, at the Whig Reception of Mr. Clay by Northern Whigs, notwith- | Meeting, held June 16th, in Faneuil Hall, standing he was among the candidates of Boston, will give some idea of the confithe Convention. If these persons were
dence reposed in his principles by his as careful of Mr. Clay's honor as they friends :were suspicious of Gen. Taylor's when it was falsely reported that the Gen. would “ Major Gaines then said he would recur to run whether he was nominated or not, they some of his late achievements, in which the would see that it is really a moral impos- He had exhibited the highest qualities of intel
country had opportunity to judge of the man. sibility for him to become a candidate, as
lect. He never in all his life had said or done it would have been impossible for Gen.
a foolish thing. He has never given a wrong Taylor had Mr. Clay been nominated. I order, has never made a mistake, or a wrong None of the names that were used by the Convention, except that of the nominee, “ As to General Taylor being a Whig, why can be used by Whigs represented in the there was no mistake about it. He is a greater Convention. Party conventions are not Whig than our worthy President, notwithstandunder the laws of the land; they are
ing bis boast. Why, said Major Gaines, they
called me in Kentucky the Whig High Priest, therefore governed by the code of honor. and, said he, General Taylor is a stronger The integrity and success of a party de- Whig than I.” pend on its rigid adherence to this code. Whatever be our chagrin or disappoint- To the virtues and character of the