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49.

Hunter, David, on his emancipation order,
i, 265, 262.

Hunter, E. M. T., in Senate, 1,42.

Hurd, F. W., tenders public dinner to F.
(1868), ii, 229.

Hyatt, Tbaddeus, contempt of Senate, i,

113.



Impeachment of Johnson, F. on futile at-
tempts, ii, 123, 128, 168, 182, 183 ; court or
political body? 139, 140, 156, 187, 226,
235, 236, 239, 269-274, 283-288 ; Trumbull
on true history, 149 ; events underlying,
156-168 ; removal of Stanton, 168, 169
Senate resolution on removal, 160
House resolution of impeachment, 160
articles, 162, 163; ti-iai begins, oath of
senators, 163 ; pressure on and threats
against F. and other recusants for con-
viction, 165, 186-188, 191, 204, 207, 214, 216,
217, 232, 233; House managers. Presi-
dent's counsel, 165 ; answer to charges,
165-167; Butler's opening speech, 167,
168 ; testimony for prosecution, 168-182 ;
Curtis's opening for defense, 182 ; inten-
tion of Tenure of Office Act, 182; F.'s
private expressions on, 184, 185; testi-
mony for defense, 188; Groesbeck's
argument, 189, 190 ; Stevens's argument,
190; Williams's argument, 191-197;
Butler-Nelson episode, 197-200; Bout-
well's "hole in the sky" speech, 200;
Evarts's reply, 201-203; Eepublicans
favoring acquittal, 203, 216 ; test vote to
be on eleventh article, 204, 214, 234;
Morrill's letter to F. advising convic-
tion, 206-207; excitement at Washing-
ton, 211, 213,233 ; Eoss on issue, 212-214;

text of eleventh article, 215 ; acquittal
on eleventh article, 217-219; commenda-
tion of votes to acquit, 220, 227, 228, 295-
297 ; acquittal on second and third arti-
cles, 221 ; adjournment sine die, 221 ;
feeling and attitude of recusants, 221-
227, 230-238, 296, 297 ; F. on popular pre-
judgment, 231, 232 ; F.'s opinion, 239-273 ;
opinions on removal of Stanton, 245-263,
274-276, 279-281; on appointment of
Thomas, 253-260, 276 ; On charge of con-
spiracy, 262; on Johnson's speeches as
misdemeanor, 262-266, 276, 277, 281 ; on
eleventh article, 266-269, 277, 278, 282;
Sherman's opinion, 273-278 ; Edmunds's
opinion, 278-282 ; Sumner's opinion, 283-
288 ; F. on political folly, 307.

Income tax, F. favors, i, 188.

Indians, war-time appropriation bills, 1,
214, 215,

Internal improvements and slavery,!. 56.

Internal revenue, bill of 1862, i, 196, 196 ;
tax on spirits (1864), 197 ; bill of 1866, 11,
107.

Isthmian transit, Senate on Clayton-Bul-
wer treaty (1856), i, 78, 79 ; F.'s opposi-
tion to Buchanan's policy (1859), 102 ;
F.'s speech on treaty, 170-176.



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INDEX



Jackson, F. T., tenders public dinner to
F. (1868), ii, 229.

Jeffries, Jolin, Jr., tenders public dinner to
F. (1868), ii, 229.

Johnson, Andrew, in Senate, i, 89 ; recon-
struction policy, F. on it, ii, 11-13, 35 ;
attitude of Congress as to policy, 13 ; in-
terviews with reconstruction committee,
21 ; F.'s speech on position of (January),
26, 32-35; F. on February 22d speech, 26,
65, 66 ; F. on Freedmen's Bureau Bill
veto, 47-50 ; F. hopeful concerning, 62 ;
duty and right as to reconstruction, 69-
72 ; policy based on insufBcient evidence,
72-74 ; F. on probable policy (December,
1866), 120, 121 ; F. on executive rights of,
134 ; breach with Congress, 157 ; North-
ern bill of indictment against, 161, 192-
197 ; and Fourteenth Amendment, 168 ;
speeches on tour (1866), 169-181. See
also Impeachment.

Johnson, Eeverdy, in Senate, i, 270 ; and
F.-Trumbull dispute, 293 ; member of re-
construction committee, ii, 19; on sub-
committee to interview President, 21;
and purchase of Petigru's library, 112 ;
on F. as debater, 345.

Jones, J. C, in Senate, i, 41.

Julian, G. W., on F., ii, 349.

Kansas, struggle, i, 69 ; account of an at-
tempt to enter (1866), 72-78; Pierce's
special message on (1856), 79 ; proclama^
tion against free-state government, 80 ;
Senate debate (1856), 80-86; Buchanan
and, 89 ; Lecompton Constitution, 92 ;
Senate debate on this, F.'s speech, 93-
95, 176; English Compromise, 96. See
also Kansas-Nebraska.

Kansas-Nebraska Bill, and F.'s election to
Senate, i, 33, 40 ; reception in North, 44 ;
F.'s speech on, 46, 46, 141-170 ; enacted,
46; remonstrance of New England
ministers, 47; and rise of Republican
Party, 49 ; introduction, 58 ; and popular
sovereignty, 69 ; Maine's protest against,
141 ; purpose, 167-159, 162.

Kent, Edward, gubernatorial campaigns,
i, 17 ; in State campaign (1855), 51.

Kentucky, Webster in (1837), i, 13-16.

Ketchum, Moses, on legal tender, i, 301.

King, Preston, and proposed removal of
Seward, i, 235, 236, 238, 251.

Know-Nothing Part? in campaign of 1854,
1,68.

Labor, eight-hour legislation, ii, 127.
Lalman, war claim, ii, 323, 324.



Lane, H. S., and proposed removal of
Seward, i, 237.

Lane, J. H., and proposed removal of
Seward, i, 237.

Lawrence, A. A., tenders public dinner to
F. (1868), ii, 229.

Lecompton Constitution, i, 92; Senate de-
bate on, 93-95 ; F.'s speech, 176.

Lee, Henry, tenders public dinner to F.
(1868), ii, 229.

Legal tender. See Paper money.

LeEoy, Edward, trip with Webster, 1, u.

Liberty Party, activity of Samuel Fessen-
den, i, 18, 30, 37-39.

Library of Congress, F.'s interest, i, '271.

Lincoln, Abraham, nomination, i, 112, 113 ;
F. predicts election, 116; inauguration,
126; attitude towards secession, 126;
and office-seekers, 127; Douglas on in-
augural, 128 ; and on lack of policy, 128-
130 ; first war measures, 186 ; Bepublican
dissatisfaction, 189 ; belief in Seward's
influence over, 231 ; Bepublican caucus
on removal of Seward, 231-238 ; Sherman
on, 237 ; interviews with caucus conunit-
tee, 239-249 ; and McClellan, 242; declines
to accept resignations of Seward and
Chase, 250, 251 ; F. on war policy, 263, 258-
267, 343 ; and colored troops, 266 ; Balti-
more plot, 259 ; reconstruction procla-
mation and plan, 266, ii, 6, 7 ; political ef-
fect of emancipation proclamation, i, 268 ;
and confiscation bill, 273 ; debate in Sen-
ate on summary arrests, 303-312; ap-
pointment of F. as Secretary of Trea-
sury, 316-324 ; promises and allows F. a
free hand, 324-343 ; F.'s Cabinet relations
with, 367 ; pocket veto of reconstruction
bill, il, 7 ; plan of indemnity for emancipa-
tion (1866), 8 ; Wade-Davis manifesto, 8.

Lincoln, Enoch, address on admission of
Maine, 1, 158.

Lincoln, F. W., Jr., tenders public dinner
to F. (1868), ii, 229.

Logan, J. A., impeachment manager, Ii,
166.

Longfellow, Ellen, F.'s flancfe, death, i, 6.

Loring, C. W., tenders public dinner to F.
(1868), ii, 229.

Louisiana, Northern attitude on admis-
sion (1811), i, 149; loyal government,
ii, 6.

Louisiana Purchase, constitutionality and
slavery in, 1, 148-151.

Lowell, J. B., tenders public dinner to F.
(1868), ii, 229.

Lyman, Theodore, tenders public dinner
toF. (1868), 11,229.



INDEX



363



McClellan, G. B., and administration, i,
242, 243 ; F. on, 260-264.

McCrlUis, W. H., and Kepublican conven-
tion (I860), i, m.

McCullocli, Hugh, and contraction, ii, 103-
106 ; F. defends, 118, 124.

McDowell, Irving, F. on, i, 262.

McLean, John, Blaine on candidacy (1860),
i, 112.

Macy, G. N., tenders public dinner to F-

(1868), ii, 229.

Madison, Dolly, in 1842, i, 22.

Maine, and Webster, i, 16; prohibition,
30 ; growth of anti-slavery, 30, 31, 38, 49 ;
election of 13S2, 32 ; and reciprocity, 48 ;
State election (1855), 49-63; admission,
55, 158 ; and Kansas-Nebraska Bill,' 141 -,
election of 1863, 269.

Mallory, S. K., F. declines to advise pardon
for, ii, 129, 130.

Marshall, T. F., attack on Adams, i, 24, 25.

Mason, J. M., in Senate, i, 42 ; in Lecomp-
ton Constitution debate, 96.

Mason, B. M., tenders public dinner to F.
(1868), ii, 229.

Meigs, M. C, F. on, i, 222.

Mexican War, aggression, i, B7.

Mexico, interference in (1859), i, 100.

Militia, F. on, in Southern States (1868), ii,
310.

Mint, proposed branch in Oregon, i, 287.

Mississippi Biver, F. on, i, 16.

Missouri Compromise, 1, 64, 66 ; F. on, 160-
163.

Monett's Bluff, battle, i, 287-289.

Money, war-time premium on gold, 1, 314,
328, 353, 369 ; effect of F.'s appointment
on premium, 321; premium and Con-
federate hopes, 328, 365 ; F. sells gold,
355. See also Paper money.

Monroe Doctrine, F. on Nicaraguan ques-
tion and, i, 171.

Morgan, E. D., reception for F., 11, 119.

Morrill, A. P., candidacy for governor, 1,
BO, 62 ; and Kepublican convention (I860),
111.

Morrill, J. S., member of reconstruction
committee, ii, 19; signs reconstruction
report, 99 ; on F. and Sumner, 146, 147 ;
letter to F. advising conviction of John-
son, 205-207 ; on F. as debater, 349.

Morrill, L. M., defeated for Senate (1854),!,
33 ; and proposed removal of Seward, 238.

Morse, F. H., F.'s letter to, on political con-
ditions (1867), ii, 129 ; F. to, on election
of 1868, 306, 307.
Morse, E. M., Jr., tenders public dinner to
F. (1868 , ii, 229.



Morton, 0. P., and payment of bonds in

legal tender, ii, 316, 319.
Mosquito Protectorate, F. on, i, 172, 174.
Mudge, E. B., tenders public dinner to F.

(1868), ii, 229.
Murphy, E. V., on F., 11, 346.
Murphy, Sue, F.'s opposition to war claim,

ii, 310-313.
Music, F.'s attitude, 1, S.

Navy, war-time appropriation bills, i, 203,
207 ; enlistments and army quotas, 22S.

Nebraska. See Kansas-Nebraska.

Negro suffrage, proposal of reconstruction
committee on, ii, 22, 37 ; F. and Fifteenth
Amendment, 313-316.

Negroes, F. on Oregon's exclusion of free,
i, 96 ; pay of soldiers, 203, 208, 226, 227 ;
testimony, 216 ; first troops, 266 ; F. on
troops, 267, 267; Bancroft on troops,
268; regulations for freedmen and
abandoned lands, 345-, Freedmen's
Bureau Bill, 11,27-34,47; Importance in
reconstruction problem, 80 ; Southern
attitude towards freedmen, 89. See alao
Slavery.

Nelson, T. A., Johnson's counsel at im-
peachment, ii, 165 ; Butler episode, 197-
200.

Nesmith, J. W., brush with F. over pro-
posed mint in Oregon, i, 286.

Newspapers, F. opposes aiding Southern
Union, ii, 126.

Niagara Ship Canal, F.'s attitude, ii, 109,
110.

Nicaragua, question in Senate (1856), i, 78,
79 ; Pierce and Walker, 84.

Northeast boundary, F. on, i, 7.

Norton, C. E., tenders public dinner to F.
(1868), ii, 229.

Nourse, B. F., tenders public dinner to F.
(1868), ii, 229.

Official Records of BebeUion, F. on prepa-
ration, ii, 116.
Ohio, F. on political responsibility of

(1868), ii, 307-309.
Oregon, F. on constitutional exclusion of
free negroes, i, 96 ; proposed mint, 286.

Pacific Baikoad, F. on, I. 103, 124, 11, 109,

114.
Paine, B. T., Jr., tenders public dinner to

F. (1868), 11, 229.
Palmer, Mary, Mrs. Fessenden, i, 1.
Paper money, legal-tender bill, F. on, 1,

192-196, 296-302 ; Collamer on, 302 ;

Sherman on, 303 ; certificates of deposit.



364



INDEX



296, 298; amount (July, 1864), 313, 329;

F. refuses to increase, i, 314, 332-334,

369 ; compound-interest notes, 335, 346,

373 ; increase of legal tenders forbidden,

364 ; contraction of legal tenders, ii, 104-

106 ; F. on resumption (1868), 289-291, 302 ;

as issue (1868), 299 ; question of payment

of bonds In, 302-304, 316-322.
Parker, F. E., tenders public dinner to F.

(1868), ii, 229.
Parkman, Francis, tenders public dinner

to F. (1868), ii, 229.
Patterson, D. T., admitted to Senate, Ii,

116.
Patterson, J. W., on F., ii, 346.
Payson, T. K., tenders public dinner to F.

(1868), ii, 229.
Peace Conference, F.'s attitude, i, 120.
Pearce, J. A., in Senate, i, 41 j F.'s eulogy,

253.
Pensions, F.'s opposition, ii, 291-293.
Petigru, J. L., F. on purchase of library

of, by Congress, ii, 111-113.
Pierce, Franklin, and Kansas, i, 79, 84;

and Walker's filibustering, 84.
Pierce, Nathaniel, F. on, i, 48.
Pike, J. S., on F.'s election to Senate, i, 40 ;

on F. as debater, 43 ; political letter from

F. (1856), 66.

Pillow, Fort, F. and investigation of mas-
sacre, i, 286.

Pomeroy, S. C, and proposed removal of
Seward, 1, 238, 246.

Popular sovereignty, F. on, i, 59, 180.

Portland, in 1830, i, 5 ; charter, 7 ; charter
for railroad to Montreal, 30 ; Republican
mass meeting (1855), 50; fire (1866), ii,
117, 118 ; F's. speech (1868), 299-309.

Powell, L. W., on fishing bounties, i, 207,
208; on civil appropriations, 216; on
summary arrests, 304.

Pratt, T. G., In Senate, i, 41.

Prohibition. See Temperance.

Purviance, S. A., on F.'s appointment to
Treasury, i, 322.

Quartermaster's Department, war-time
criticism, i, 209-212 ; auditing of officers'
accounts, 222, 223 ; F. on Meigs, 222.

Band, E. T., tenders public dinner to F.
(1868), ii, 229.

Raymond, H. J., reconstruction theory, ii,
24.

Read, J. M., on F.'s appointment to Trea-
sury, i, 321.

Reciprocity treaty with Canada, F.'s atti-
tude, i, 48.



Reconstruction, F. on Lincoln's proclamit-
tion, 1, 266 ; Lincoln's plan, Ii, 6 ; loyal
governments of Louisiana and Arkan-
sas, 6 ; bill of 1864, 6 ; Lincoln's pocket
veto and proclamation on it, 7 ; theories
of executive and legislative authority, 7 ;
Wade-Davis manifesto, 8 ; F.'s theory, 9,
10 ; F. on bill of 1864, 10 ; Johnson's exec-
utive reconstruction, F. on it, 11-13 ; Con-
gress and Johnson's acts, 13, 35, 36 ; black
codes, 14 ; debate on formation of recon-
structiion committee, 14-18 ; F. on task
of committee, 18 ; personnel of commit-
tee, 19; sub-committee's interview with
Johnson, 21; propositions before com-
mittee, 22 ; consideration of representar
tion amendment, 22, 36-44, 56, 69, 60, 81, 82;
theories in Congress, 24, 61-53, 69, 74; de-
bate on Freedmen's Bureau Bill, 27-34 ;
F. on Johnson's position (Jan., 1866), 32-
34; F. on right of Congress, 44-55 ; pro-
irosed representation amendment lost,
56, 69 ; Fourteenth Amendment, 60-62,64,
115, 168, 306 ; report of committee, 62-64,
67-99 ; F. on continuing military rule, 65,
306 ; F. on Johnson's breach with Con-
gress, 66; condition of South at end of
war, 68; reconstruction committee on
duty and right of President, 69-73; un-
repentance of South, 73, 83-85, 87-93;
and taxation, 78, 90 ; importance of f reed-
men, 80; illegality of State constitu-
tions, 84-87, 98 ; Of Tennessee, 116 ; con-
gressional acts, 124 ; question of Federal
responsibility for debts of unrecon-
structed States, 132-134; F. on sustain-
ing (1868), 304, 305; F. on militia, 310;
Fifteenth Amendment, 313-315.

Red River campaign, Frank Fessenden In,
i, 286-291.

Reed, Isaac, candidacy for Governor, i, 50.

Reed, T. B., on F.'s Portland speech
(1868), ii, 299, 300.

Removal of officers, right under Constitu-
tion, 11, 241-245, 276.

Representation, F. on slave, 1, 146-148 ; re-
construction amendment on apportion-
ment, 11, 22, 36-44, 56, 59, 60, 81, 82.

Republican Party, F. and organization, i,
49, 63 ; campaign in Maine (1855), 49-63 ;
in other States, 62 ; F.'s defense (1860),
108. See also Elections.

Resumption, P. on (1868), ii, 289-291, 302.

Revenue and expenditure, estimated and
actual for 1862, i, 189, 190 ; estimate for
1863, 190 ; bill to prevent frauds, 223 ;
resources (July, 1864), 301, 369 ; daily ex-
penditures (1864), 330, 369. See cUeo



INDEX



36&



Bonds, Internal revenue, Faper money,

Tariff, Taxation.
Ritchie, Harrison, tenders public dinner

to F. (1868), ii, 229.
Rogers, A. J., member of reconstruction

committee, ii, 19.
Kopes, J. C, tenders public dinner to F.

(1868), ii, 229.
Boss, E. G., on impeachment trial, Ii, 212-

214, 218 ; pressure on, to convict, 216,

217 ; votes to acquit, 219.
Botch, B. S., tenders public dinner to F.

(1868), il, 229.

St. Louis reception of Webster (1837), i, 15.

Saltonstall, Leverett, F. on, 1, 19 ; in Wash-
ington society, 22.

Saulsbury, Willard, on passage of Thir-
teenth Amendment, i, 284 ; on simunary
arrests, 303, 310 ; on Freedmen's Bureau
Bill, ii, 27, 29.

Saxton, Euf us, and colored troops, 1, 256.

Scott, Winfield, presidential candidacy, 1,
32.

Secession, F. on threats (1854), 1,46,46,
155, 169, 170 ; (1859 , 107, 109 ; F.'S atti-
tude (1865), 60 ; movement and com-
promise proposition, 115; F. belittles,
and opposes compromise, 116-122, 124;
F. and Peace Conference, 120; F. re-
frains from speaking on, 120, 122; Se-
ward's speech, 121 ; problem of Border
States, 122 ; failure of compromise, 126 ;
Douglas's attitude, 126 ; reluctance to
Tise coercion against, 126 ; F. and Davis
on disunion sentiments (1858), 182, 183;
repeal of ordinances, ii, 85.

Senate, personnel (1854), i, 41,42; (1864),
270; style of speeches, 47; povfer to
punish for contempt, 113; right to origi-
nate appropriation bills, 11, 131.

Sergeant, John, F. on, i, 19.

Seward, W. H., on F.'s election to Senate,
1,40; in Senate, 41; on Know-Nothing
Party, 68 ; and Nicaraguan question, 79 ;
and army bill (1858), 91 ; candidacy lor
presidential nomination (1860), 112, 113 ;
speech on compromise (1861), 121 ; desire
for removal, 229; supposed influence
over Lincoln, 231; F.'s account of pro-
posed removal, 231-263, 264; Senate
caucus on removal, 231-238; caucus
committee, 238; committee's paper sub-
mitted to Lincoln, 239 ; committee's in-
terview with Lincoln and Cabinet, 240-
249 ; resignation tendered, 243, 247 ;
resignation not accepted, 260, 251;
caucus proceedings divulged to, 251,



262 ; proceedings made public, 262 ; F.
on foreign policy, 268.
Shattucl:, G. O., tenders public dinner to

F. (1868), ii, 229.

Shaw, Lemuel, tenders public dinner to
F. (1868), ii, 229.

Sherman, John, on Quartermaster's De-
partment, i, 209, 211 ; on bm'den of chair-
man of committee of finances, 216 ; on
exemptions from draft, 224; and pro-
posed removal of Seward, 237, 238; on
Lincoln (1862), 237; on legal tender, 303;
letter to F. (1864) on whislcey tax, 366 i
on resolution as to admitting Southern
senators, ii, 44; and contraction of
currency, 104; impeachment opinion,
273-278 ; and payment of bonds in legal
tender, 316, 319, 321; national banks
bill (1869), 324, 325.

Slavery, F.'s early opposition, 1, 4 ; Creole
case, 23 ; finality of Compromise of 1860,
44, 67, 58 ; F.'s speech'on growth of slave
power (1856), 62-61 ; compromises in Con-
stitution, 63 ; Missouri Compromise, 54,
66, 151-163; and American system, 66;
and admission of Texas, 56, 154; and
Mexican War, 67 ; F. on political con-
ditions (1865), 70; Dred Scott decision,
87, 88; bill to purchase Cuba (1369), 98,
99, 102 ; F. on Northern attitude (1869),
106 ; opposition, 142, 156, 168 ; F. on right
to discuss, 143-145 ; and dignity of labor,
143; solidarity, 146; slave representa-
tion, 146-148 ; Northern acquiescence in
extension, 148-161, 164 ; Southern respon-
sibility for agitation, 161; control over
territorial, 162-167, 180 ; F. on sanction of
State, 182 ; Hunter's emancipation order,
256; political effect of Emancipation
Proclamation, 268 ; F. on emancipation
and compensation as congressional war
powers, 282, 283 ; F. and consideration of
Thirteenth Amendment, 283, 284; Lin-
coln's plan of compensation for emanci-
pation, ii, 8. See also Abolitionists, Kan-
sas-Nebraska, Kansas.

Smith, C. B., and proposed removal of
Seward, i, 249.

Smith, Truman, in Senate, i, 41 ; in Maine
campaign (1855), 60.

South, F. on aggression, i, 19, 23, 24, 30, 48.
See also Reconstruction, Slavery.

Sowdon, A. J. C, tenders public dinner to

F. (1868), ii, 229.

Spoflord, A. E., on F. and Library of Con-
gress, 1, 271.

Stackpole, J. L., tenders public dinner to
F. (1868), ii, 229.



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INDEX



Stantery, Henry, Johnson's counsel at
impeachment, ii, 166.

Stanton, E. M., F. and appointment to
War Department, i, 229-231 ; on proposed
removal of Seward, 249 ; and F.'s attack
on the administration, 267, 280; F. on
court-martials, 279; and F.'s appoint-
ment as Secretary of Treasury, 320 ; F.
on, ii, 18 { on F. and Johnson, 34; F.'s
defense of, 149-152 ; expression of grati-
tude towards F., 150, 152; breach with
F., 162; F.'s post-impeachment speech
on vote of resolution of thanks to, 163,
154; breach unhealed, 154; suspension
and removal, 158, 169; opinions on right
to remove, 246-263, 274^276, 279-281.

Stephens, A. H., claim to seat in Senate, ti,
88, 91.

Stevens, Thaddeus, reconstruction resolu-
tion (1866), ii, 14 ; member of reconstruc-
tion committee, 19 ; and apportionment
of representation, 22 ; on sub-committee
to report amendment, 22 ; reconstruction
theory, 24 ; signs reconstruction report,
99 ; and adjournments of Congress, 117 ;
impeachment manager, 165 ; argument,
190.

Stewart, A. T., on F.'s appointment to
Treasury, 1, 321.

Stewart, W, M., and payment of British
war claim, ii, 323.

Stockton, J. P., exclusion from Senate, ii,
110, 111.

Stone, J. C tenders public dinner to F.
(1868), ii, 229.

Storey, C. W., tenders public dinner to F.
(1868), ii, 229.

Storrow, C. E., tenders public dinner to F.
(1868), ii, 229.

storrow, J. J., tenders public dinner to F.
(1868), ii, 229.

Summary arrests, attack on, in Senate, i,
303-306; F.'s defense, 306-312.

Sumner, Charles, in Senate, i, 41; on F.'s
advent in Senate, 46 ; moves repeal of
Fugitive Slave Law, 68; and Kansas
debate (1866), 81, 82; assaulted, 82, 86 ;
public effect of assault, 83 ; on Senate's
power to punish contempt, 113 ; and
tariff bill (1861), 188; and negro testi-
mony, 216 J collision with F. over negro
troops, 226; and proposed removal of
Seward, 237, 238, 242, 246 ; and conflscar
tion, 275 ; brush with F. over repeal of
Fugitive Slave Law, 286; and recon-
struction committee, ii, 20, 25; recon-
struction speech, 37 ; F.'s reply to re-
construction speech, 37-44; F.'s reply



to, on propriety in debate, 65, 57-60 ; F.'s
private expressions on, 66, 62, 65, 66, 183,
221 ; and preparation of War Becords,
116 ; and adjournment of Congress (1867)r
131; resolutions directed against F.
(1867), 140 ; newspaper interview on F.,
142-146 ; F.'s reception of interview, 145,
146; contemporaries on relations of F.
and, 146-149 ; and Nelson-Butler episode
at impeachment trial, 198-200 ; impeach-
ment opinion, 283-288; and seat in
Grrant's Cabinet, 309, 322; reconcilia-
tion with F., 341 ; on F. as debater, 346.
Supreme Court, question of ctcuit duty
(1855), i, 67 ; Dred Scott decision, 87, 88,
180.

Tariff, Canadian reciprocity, i, 48; and
slavery, 66 ; first war biU, 188 ; bill of
1864, 197, 199 ; coin payments required,
296 ; bill Of 1866, ii, 107.

Taxation, bill of 1862, i, 190-192; resolu-
tion on (1862), 192; and reconstruction,
ii, 78, 90. See also Internal revenue.
Tariff.

Taylor, Mts., levee (1842), i, 22.

Telegraph, F.'s opposition to trans-Asiatic
project, i, 291, 292, 294; West Indies
cable, ii, 108, 109.

Temperance, F.'s advocacy, i, 4, 6 ; Maine
legislation, 30.

Temporary loans, amount (July, 1864), i,
329 ; problem, 336 ; reduction under F.,
373.

Ten Eyck, J. C, and proposed removal of
Seward, i, 238.

Tennessee, question of reconstruction, ii,
26, 94, 115.

Tenure of OfBce Act, F. on, ii, 128 ; pro-
visions, 168 ; and Impeachment of John-
son, 162, 182 ; constitutionality, 241-245,
276 ; application to removal of Stanton,
245-263, 276, 279-281 ; to appointment of
Thomas, 263-260, 276 ; proposed repeal,
323.

Territories, popular sovereignty, 1,59, 180;
control over slavery in, 162, 180.

Texas, admission, i, 56 ; F. on admission,
154.

Thirteenth Amendment, F. and considera-
tion of, i, 283, 284.

Thomas, Lorenzo, opinions on right to ap-
point, 253-260, 276.

Thompson, J. B., in Senate, 1, 41.

Tod, David, and Treasury portfolio, i, 294,
316.

Toombs, Robert, In Senate, i,4l ; on Cuba
Bill, 98.



INDEX



367



Toucey, Isaac, on Loalslana Furcbase, 1

118.

Trumbull, Lyman, amendment to Harper's
Ferry inquiry, 1, 106 ; on army deficiency
bill, 211 J brushes with F., 212, 284, 291-
294 ; on revenue-fraud bill, 223 ; and pro-
posed removal of Seward, 232,238; and
confiscation, 275; on summary arrests,
312; on F. and Sumner, ii, 1484 on true
history of impeachment, 149; votes to
acquit Johnson, 203, 216, 219 ; abused for
vote, 221, 222 ; on F., 346.

"Tyler, John, breach vfith Whigs, 1, 21 ;
bank veto, 21 ; levee, 22; and Webster
(1842), 26, 27.

Van Brunt, Henry, tenders public dinner
toF. (1868), ii, 229.

Van Winkle, P. G., votes to acquit John-
son, ii, 203, 216, 21a

Wade, B. F., on F.'s election to Senate, I,
40 ; in Senate, 41 ; F. on (1854), 47 ; in
Maine campaign (1855), 50; on Kansas
debate (1856), 83 ; on Pierce and Walker's
filibustering, 84; candidacy for presi-
dential nomination (1860), 112; and pro-
posed removal of Seward, 233, 236, 238,
240; and confiscation, 275; manifesto,



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