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Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty, by

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CIIAPTER XVI.

Fifth Congressional District.—Letter to Judge Stone.—Is nominated

for Congress.-Know Nothing Party.—The Canvass.-Letters.-

His Position in Congress.--Great Speech on the Neutrality Laws.

—Its Effect.—Letter from James K. Paulding.—Col. E. G. W. But,

ler.--Dr. Samuel A. Cartwright...................................... 210

CHAPTER XIX.

Quitman and tho Vice-presidency. — Buchanan and Fremont.—

Specch on Federal Relations.—Its Influcince on Public Opinion.—

His Views on the Slave-trade.—The subject considered.—Views

of Luther Martin.—Argument of Major Marshall.—Re-clected to

Congress. – Decline of his Health.-IIis last political Letters.-

The English-Kansas Bill.—Quitman's Vote.—The North and the

South.-Alarming Posture of Affairs.-Can the Union be pre-

served?..................................................................... 281

CHAPTER XX.

Quitman visits South Carolina.—His Appreciation of that State.—

Reception in Columbia.—The Palmetto Association.—Contrast

V between Quitman and Calhoun.—His last Letter from Washing-

ton.—Decline of his IIealth.-Journcy homo.—Last Ictters.-

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