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convention, i. 394; valuation, ii. 136, 137;
new capitol, ii. 167, 169, 258-260, 315,
316; streets, ii. 340.

Albany County: Anti-Rent difficulties, i.
186," 188, 180; Ring trial, i. 472, 553,
555.

Alden, N. Y., town-meeting, ii. 342.

Alexander's Lock, i. 361, 36G, 367, 370,
ii. 42.

Alienage, not a matter of birth, i. 415.

Alleghany Mountains : southern population,
i. 315 ; cloven, ii. 37.

Allen's Canal Bill, i. 272.

Allen, William, nomination, ii. 355.

Alvord, Ring cases, i. 602-604.

America: specie, i. 71, 141; current of ad-
judication, i. 219: home of the people, i.
431; principles of liberty, i. 443; money

VOL. II.



barometer, ii. 62; birthright, ii. 82; con-
trast with England, ii. 486-492. (See
Federal Government, United States, etc.)

American: stocks, i. 109; law and practice,
i. 173; ideas, i. 423.

American System: explained, i. 158, 159,
399; family foundation, i. 411-420; ad-
vocated, i. 433; forsaken, i. 442 ; glorious,
i. 499; citizenship, ii. 230. (See England,
Europe, etc.)

Ames, Fisher, on Executive Departments, i.
33, 35.

Ames, Governor, letters, ii. 75-84.

Amherst College, Walker's professorship, i.
426.

Ancestors, wise warnings, i. 411.

Andre, Major, centennial, ii. 507-509.

Andrews, canal matters, i. 364.

Angel and Ames, on Corporations, i. 177.

Anglo-Saxons and Common Law, i. 281.

Antietam, battle of, i. 342.

Anti-Rent Disorders, i. preface (xiii), 186-
220.

Applied, criticism on the word, i. 251-255.

Appomatox, surrender, ii. 64.

Argus, Albany, criticisms, i. 55-57, 64.

Aristarchus, comparison, i. 50.

Aristocracy : system in America, i. 46, 83;
how established, i. 82. (See American
System.)

Arkansas: growth, i. 316; disputed vote,
ii. 430, 435, 444, 446; slavery, ii. 558.

Armstrong, General, leases, i. 193.

Army: abolished in the United States, i.
302: instrument of oppression, i. 401-414;
expenditures in times of peace, i. 434-446;
old scores, i. 439; outrage in Louisiana, ii.
75, 81 ; bounties, ii. 172. (See Civil War,
Republican Party, United States, etc.)

Assembly, New York, Documents quoted,
i. 220/357, 358. (See New York.\

Atkinson, Government expenditures, i. 435-
442.

Atlanta, Ga., Exposition, ii. 510-513. (See
I Cotton.)

| Atlantic. Coast: allusion, i. 419; limit, i.
429, ii. 232.

Atlantic merchants, i. 128.

Atlantic Ocean: rapid trips across, i. 349;
great ships, i. 372 ; limit, i. 486; naviga-
tion, ii. 250.

37



578



INDEX.



Auburn, N. Y. : repayment, ii. 160; prison,

ii. 202, 263.

Auctions, duty on, i. 274.
Austria, currency and labor, i. 156.



BACON, FKAXCIS, corruption, i. 487.

Badger, on United States Bank, i. 181.

Bailey, King matters, i. 566, 571.

Baldwinsvifie Canal, ii. 254.

Baltic Sea, wheat, i. 151.

Baltimore: Convention of 1848, i. preface
(ix, x, xiii), 232-247, ii. 573, 574; flour-
inspection, i. 107; Niles's Register, i. 132,
134; prices, i. 134.

Banking-: to be separated from Govern-
ment, i. 55-87; resolutions of 1838, i. 87;
New York Constitution, i. 221-231; in
1874, ii. 10, 11; LIAVS of 1838, ii. 29.

Bank-notes: Governmental, i. 57-77 ; State,
i. 221-231; over-issue, ii. 51-66; expan-
sion, ii. 283-205 ; evils, ii. 363-371, 541.

Bank of England: over-issues, i. 110; ex-
perience, ii. 54; parlor, ii. 62; plan of
1844, ii. 285.

Banks: State, i. 57-77; New York, i. 59;
circulation in United States, and general
relation to prices, i. 103-164; affecting
currency fluctuation, i. 107-114: new, i.
115-118"; largest circulation, i. 145; as a
Government foundation,;!. 164; New York,
ii. 67, 271. 272: certificates accepted, ii.
191 ; failures, ii. 541. (See Currency,
Specie, United States Bank, etc.)

Banyer,,Goldsbrow, leases, i. 194.

Bar" Association: King cases, i. 553, 554,
565, 599, 602-604; lawyers, ii. 198.

Bar, the: on Ring case?, i. 545; cleansed,
i. 565; confidence, i. 578.

Barbarism, retrograde steps, i. 433.

Barbour, Philip P., on Electoral count, ii.
415, 437.

Baring Brothers, legal opinion, i. 161.

Barley: product, i. 464; tolls, ii. 114. (See
Wheat, etc.)

Barlow, Ring matters, i. 602.

Barnard, Judge: Ring matters, i. 564, 580;
impeachment, i. 602-604.

Barnburners, party name, i. 232.

Bartlett, plea in Dana's case, ii. 12.

Bath-on-the-Hudson, incorporation, ii. 344.

Bayard, Thomas F., nomination, ii. 355.

Bayly, of Virginia, i. 239.

Baxter, on National Income, i. 455, 456.

Beach, Lieutenant-Governor, his reply to
Tweed, i. 569. _

Beans, product, i. 464. (See Corn, Wheat,
etc.)

Beardslcy, Samuel, office, i. 55, 56.

Beaver Creek, drainage, ii. 345.

Beef: prices, i. 104, 136, 137; from the
West, ii. 376. (See Calves, Cattle, Hoys,
Porl; etc.)

Belfast, Ireland, law-case, i. 540, 543.

Belknap, General, Southern interferences,
ii. 82.

Bell, John, candidacy, i. 284.

Belshazzar, allusion,'i. 232.

Benton, Thomas H., opposition to National
Bank, i. 55. (See Specie, etc.)



Borricn, on Corporations, i. 177.

Biddle, Nicholas: currency fluctuation, i.
107, 108; followed by Webster, i. 114,
115, 119, 120; Congressional testimony,
i. 124, 125; new United States Bank
charter, i. 127; letters to Adams, i. 128-
130; on revulsion of 1825, i. 135; of 1828,
i. 136.

Bigrlow, John, canal investigating com-
mission, ii. 252, 296.

Bigler, Senator: a correction, ii. 435; Bill of
Rights, ii. 562.

Binney, Horace: on the Treasury, i. 28;
Executive powers, i. 31, 32, 35.

Bismarck, Count, comparison, i. preface (v).

Bissell, canal-commissioner, i. 361.

Black Lake, drainage, ii. 345.

Black River: Canal, i. 251, 265, 352, 366;
ii. 254; improvements, ii. 100, 115; In-
surance Company, ii. 139.

Black Rock Harbor, deepening, ii. 180, 181.

Blainc, James G., candidacy, ii. 533.

Blair, F. P., candidate for Vice-Presidency,
i. 421, ii. 543.

Blatchford, Judge: removed by the Ring,
i. 571 ; Dana's case, ii. 12.

Blenheim, N. Y., Anti-Rent difficulties, i.
189, 191.

Blue Ridge, i. 349.

Bollar, C. D., & Co., Ring warrants, i. 508-
514.

Booth, Ring matters, i. 579, 593, 595, 597.

Bordentown, Pa., canals, i. 384.

Border States, Republican party in, i. 291.
(See Missouri. South, States, etc.)

Boston, Mass : prices, i. 134; slave-market,
i. 303. (See Massachusetts.)

Bosworth, Ring fraud?, i. 571, 573.

Bouck, Colonel, State Debt, i. 160.

Bounties: New York, ii. 25, 26, 169, 240-
248; sinking-fund, ii. 318-320.

Boutwell, George S-, on Presidential counts,
ii. 392.

Bowen, Ring matters, ii. 91-94.

Bradley, D. Ogden, Andre celebration, ii.
507."

Bradley, John J., Tweed frauds, i. 494, 571.

Brady, Judge, Ring matters, i. 565, 573, 594.

Brazil, interference with slavery in, i. 321.

Breadstuffs: foreign demand, i.259: canal
transportation, i. 368. (See Corn, Wheat,
etc.)

Breckenridge, John C., candidacy, i. 284.

Brennan, Ring frauds, j. 571, 573.

Brighton, Eng., coal-tax, i. 523, 524.

Brighton, N". Y.: lock, i. 370; damages,
ii. 182; bridge, ii. 323.

Bristol. Wheeler H., repayment, ii. 1G5.

British System, i. 433. (See American Sys-
tem, England, Gr tat Britain, etc.)

Broadcloth, price, i. 134.

Broadway Bank: Ring frauds, i. 496-500,
504; figures, i. 505-514; discovery, i. 593-
596.

Brooklyn, N. Y. : park, ii. 211; charter, ii.
212;" industries, ii. 311; disagreement
about appointments, Mayor Hunter, ii.
334, 335.

Broome County, law-case, 5. 545.

Brown, Judge, on the Tweed Charter, i. 4G8.



INDEX.



579



Brownlow, Senator: on negro suffrage, i.
410; a poor substitute, i. 418.

Bruce, canal-commissioner, i. 358.

Bryant, William C., letters, i. 101, ii. 352.

Buchanan, James: averting war, i. 285;
administration, i. 296: public debt, i. 441,
442 ; Electoral count, ii. 410, 419-422, 443.
(See Federal Government, Presidency,
etc.)

Buckwheat, product, i. 4G4. (See Corn,
Wheat, etc.)

Buffalo, N. Y. : canal travel, i. 25G-2G7,
270, 3GG, 372, 377-383; navigation, ii. 39,
43-45; harbor, ii. 100, 181; Valuation, ii.
13G, 137; Fill more Avenue, ii. 156; asy-
lum, ii. 1G2, 201 ; Board of Trade, ii. 213;
Tiklen's address, ii. 212-219, 222, 225, 22G !;
docking, ii. 325; Grand Island Ferrv, ii.
344; iron bridge, ii. 345. (See C'mats.)

Buildings, value and style, ii. 163, 261.

Bull Run, battle of, i. 332.

Buhver, on taxes and wages, i. 155.

Burdell case, i. preface (xv).

Burgoyne, General, ii. 508. (See devolu-
tion. )

Burr, Aaron : ambition, i. 395 ; Electoral
count, ii. 412.

Burwell, Canal letter, i. 250.

Business : to be divorced from politics, i. 77;
relief to distress in, ii. 369, 370. (See
Banking, Crisis, Republicans, etc.)

Butler, Benjamin F. : Electoral count, ii.
420 ; objection to Georgia vote, ii. 426-
428.

Butter: product, i. 4G4; export, ii. 232.
(See Beef. \Vheat, etc.)

Butts, Isaac, letter to, i. 421, 453.

Byron, Lord, read in Ohio, ii. 352.

Byron, Port. (See Port Byron. )



CABINET, THE: Van Buren in, i. 20-26;
Eaton difficulty, i. 20; dissolution, i. 24;
Jackson's paper on United States Bank,
i. 27 : establishment of Departments, i. 27-
37; Mr. Badger in, i. 181; division in the
Lincoln, i. 338; Mississippi matters, ii. 76-
84 ; co-operation needed for New York, ii.
487; interference witli elections, ii. 490.
(See Congress, Constitution, Federal Gov-
ernment, Presidency, etc.)

Caesarism, repeated in America, ii. 13. (See
Republican Party.)

Calhoun, John C. : Nullification leadership,
i. preface (xiii), 9-15; saving the Union,
i. 18; dinner i. 20; rupture with Jackson,
i. 20. 21; alliance with Van Burenites,
i. 165; extreme ideas i. 322.

California: acquisition of, i. 322,323; slav-
ery, ii. 54G, 5G8.

Calves, low prices, i. 134. (See Berf, Pork,
Rye, etc.)

Cambreleng, Churchill C. : report on Cnr-
rencv, i. 221; Baltimore Report, i. 240,
241/247.

Camden, N. Y., incorporation, ii. 344.

Campbell, Lord, cited, i. 538, 539.

Canada: insurance, ii. 68-70; trade with,
ii. 239; wars, ii. 508.

Canajoharie, N. Y., ii. 149, 174.



Canal Board : restrictions on size of boats,
i. 256-277, 360; toll-sheet, ii. 45; regula-
tion of bids, ii. 109; elected, ii. 110; or-
ders to, ii. 302-306 ; support needed, ii. 488.

Canal Committee, i. 385, 386.

Canals: system, i. 221; revenue questions,
i. 248-277; Enlargement Fallacy, i. 347-
393; four elements, i. 376; funds, ii. 24-
26; in Message, ii. 37-50; abuses, ii. 95-
116; income, ii. 97, 98; tolls, ii. 114; ex-
penses, ii. 169-171; cost and repairs, ii.
174-197; vetoes, ii. 186; auditor, ii. 189;
debt, ii. 191-11)5; Appropriation Bill, ii.
195-197; Ring, ii. 213-222, 225; (See
preface xiv); debts, ii. 240-258; inves-
tigating committee, ii. 252-258, 296; an-
swers to the Senate, ii. 297-300; dam-
ages, ii. 296, 298; further facts, ii. 301-
30G ; drafts of commissioners, ii. 314 ;
sinking-fund, ii. 317-323 ; contracts, re-
pairs, bridges, considered in veto, ii. 323-
328; debt to E. II. French, ii. 326-328;
frauds, ii. 327; awards bv appraisers, ii.
336; Ring broken, ii. 503*.

Capital, in England, France, etc., i. 152,
154. (See Banks, Specie, etc.)

Carpet-baggers: mischief done by, i. 444,
COO; a cancer worse than the Tweed Ring,
i. 000. (See South, etc.)

Carter, Ring matters, i. 602.

Cassidy, William: editorship, i. 248; letter
to, if 249-277.

Cass. Lewis, candidacv, i. preface, (x), ii.
419.

Cattle: speculation in, 5. 105; valtfe, i. 457,
461-463, 465. (See Beef, Calves, etc.)

Caucasian race, cotton-culture, ii. 512.

Cavour, Count, comparison, \, preface (v).

Cayuga and Seneca Canal, ii. 46, 47, 49,
166, 179, 254, 325.

Cayuga County, election expenses, ii. 165.

Cayuga Lake, expenditure, ii. 314.

Cemeteries, vetoes, ii. 343.

Census: of 1860, i. 453. 454, 457; of 1850,
i. 457; New York, 1875, ii. 27, 28.

Centennial Exhibition, ii. 28, 270.

Centralism: Evils of Federal, i. 483-489;
meddlesome, ii. 12. (See Federal Gov-
ernment, States, etc.)

Central New York Fair, visit and address,
ii. 228-233.

Central Park: Commission, 5. 468; fraudu-
lent control, i. 571.

Century, The, quoted, i. 473.

Champlain, Mr., Ring matters, 5. 590.

Champlain Canal: condition and improve-
ments, i. 349, ii. 46, 47, 49, 113, 115, 254,
302, 303, 318: bridge, ii. 325, 327.

Champlain, Lake, connections, ii. 239.

Charity, address at, Saratoga, ii. 374-379.

Charles I., tyranny, ii. 83.

Charles II., statutes, i. 217.

Charleston, S. C. : prices, i. 134; voyage
to, i. 349.

Cliarta, i. 170.

Charters: United States Bank, i. 166-182;
Storv on, i. 169.

Chase,' Salmon P., leadership, i. 287, 338.

Chatham, N. Y., speech, i. 422-452.

Chautauqua Lake, camp-meeting,' ii. 153.



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INDEX.



Cheese: product, i. 459; export, ii. 231, 232.
(See Beef, Butter, etc.)

Chemicals, manufacture, ii. 210.

Chemung Canal, ii. 254.

Chenango Canal : condition, i. 352; exten-
sion, ii. 100, 115, 177, 254.

Cherokee?, the, and laws of Georgia, i. 14.

Cheves, president of United States Bank,
i. 123.



Chicago: platform, i. 307; an arrest, i. 332;
corn, i. 307; trade-reports, i. 3G7, 368;
~ [Stance, i. 377 ; transportation, i. 379-381 ;
mimeree, ii. 38; navigation, ii. 39; cheap
jliverv, ii. 348; Iroquois Club, ii. 514,
L5, 519-521 ; Convention of 1884, ii. 522-



distance, i. 377 ; transportation, i. 379-381 ;

commerce, ii. 38; navigation, ii. 39; cheap

del

515

534.

Chinese immigration, i. 412.

Choate, on Tweed frauds, i. 492, 582.

Christ: Shaker brethren in, i. 100; lowly
followers, ii. 534.

Christendom, effect of gold, i. 310.

Christianity, struggle with negro problem,
i. 441.

Church, Chairman, on finance, i. 357, 358.

Churches, repairs, i. 427.

Church of England: burden, i. 83; cost, i.
I'll. (See England, etc.)

Church, the : divorce from the State, i. 143.

Cincinnati: price of corn, i. 134; nomina-
tions, i. 558; Convention in 1830, ii. 501-
506; Tilden's wishes respected, ii. 524.

Civil Liberty: fabric, i. 309; final battle,
i. 4-20; impossible in France, i. 486; en-
dangered, ii. 13.

Civil Service, reform needed, ii. 371.

Civil War: foretold, i. 300, 320, 330; Con-
stitutional opposition, i. 338; ended, i. 396,
484; Lee's surrender, i. 425: gigantic, i.
459 ; Union maintained by Republicans,
ii. 13; over, ii. 63; how engendered, ii.
362; prices affected, ii. 370; Republican
abuses, ii. 533. (See Rebellion, Slavery,
Union, United States, etc.)

Clark Patent, Anti-Rent troubles, i. 192.

Clay, Henry: policy, i. preface (xiii); and
Nullification, i 10*: Compromise Bill, i. 16-
19; Congressional leadership, i. 20, 21; on
the Treasury removal, i. 28; bank meas-
ures, i. 84; master-spirit of the Harrison
policy, i. 122; extract from speech of 1824,
i. 135; administration, i. 164; on United
States Bank, i. 18 L; averse to sectionalism,
i. 293; tariff interest, i. 323; his genera-
tion, i. 337; gift of Slave Power, i. 418;
Electoral resolution, ii. 399, 400; count, ii.
413, 431, 432, 434, 435, 440, 443; slavery
question, ii. 542.

Cleveland, Grover, nomination, i. preface
(v, xii), ii. 576.

Clinton, George : on the crisis of 1820, i. 133;
against centralism, i. 395, 484; canal in-
fluence, i. 431 ; in the Senate, i. 488 ; fears,
ii. 83; Vice-President, ii. 413; a founder
of the Republic, ii. 533.

Clover, product, i. 464. (See Beef, Corn,
etc.)

Coal, freight, 5. 383.

Cockburn, Chief Justice, opinion, ii. 478.

Coffee, prices, i. 134.

Coke, Lord, case quoted, ii. 82.



Colfax, Schuyler, nomination to Vice-Presi-
dency, i. 421.

Colquift, Governor, Atlanta Exposition, ii.
511.

Columbia County, N. Y. : Tilden's birth-
place, i. 10; the Shakers, i. 88; Anti-Rent
troubles, i. 186-188, 190; speech in 1868,
i. 421-452 ; population, i. 445.

Columbian Centinel, quoted, ii. 480.

Columbia Sentinel, Tilden's contributions,
i. 16, 22.

Commander, General, of South Carolina,
i. 238.

Commerce: diminished, i. 135; free, ii. 540.
(See Business, etc.)

Commercial Advertiser, New York: on Nul-
lification, i. 12; State Debt scheme, i. 161.

Common Law, zeal for. i. 281.

Compromise Act, Clay's, i. 10. 172.

Comstock, Judge, i. 602.

Confederation: Congress of 1787, ii. 386;
Old Congress of, ii. 545, 550.

Confessional, among the Shakers, i. 99-101.

Conger, O. D., canal matters, i. 375.

Congress: Force Bill, i. 9; Intercourse Law,
i. 13; Explanatory Act, i. 14; Compro-
mise Bill, i. 16-19; Calhoun's leadership,
i. 20; Jackson's warning, i. 27; power
limited, i. 28; the Treasury and the Exec-
utive, i. 27-37; organization of State De-
partment, i. 33, 34; slavery in District of
Columbia, i. 38-54; creation of corpora-
tions, i. 40; Independent Treasury ques-
tion, i. 55-77; measures introduced, 5. 75;
extra session, 1837, Independent Treas-
ury Bill. i. 78-87; committee on Crisis of
1825, i. 124; farmers and lawyers in, i.
144; State Debt scheme, i. 161-164; new-
Bank Charter, i. 165; repeal essential, i.
180; districts in New York, i. 235, 236;
Territorial slavery, i. 239-247 ; advised to
conciliate the South, i. 289; sectionalism
in, i. 293; Slavery Acts, i. 315; Lincoln's
one term, i. 338;' partisanship, i. 341-346;
district horizon, i. 399; Republican gains,
i. 400; negro supremacy, i. 404; usurping
control, i. 405; interferences, i. 405-420;
dangerous power, i. 410; change demand-
ed, i. 420; Republican extravagance, i.
425-452 ; carnival of manufacturers, i.
432; concealments, 5.436; changes, i. 438;
profligate expenditures, i. 440; districts,
i. 445,' 446 ; Radical majority, 5. 466, ii. 361 ;
a possible blush, i. 601; 5000 bills, ii. 12;
Mississippi members, ii. 77-79 ; action
demanded, ii. 80-84; War of 1812, ii.203;
appropriations for Attorney-General, ii.
299; Financial Acts, ii. 368; special legis-
lation, ii. 382; contested Presidential
election, ii. 388-450; vote of 178:), ii. 389:
others, ii. 390-392; places and tellers, ii.
393; choosing the President, ii. 396; vote
of 1793, ii. 433; rules for the count, ii.
433, 434; Lincoln's Electoral Message, ii.
446, 447; Curative Acts. ii. 467; Elec-
toral count, ii. 504; not affecting climate,
ii. 513; usurpations, ii. 514; legislation
about Territorial slavery, ii. 542-574.
(See Constitution, Federal Government,
South, States, Union, etc.)



INDEX.



581



Conkling, Ecscoe : silence, i. 576; on Con-
gressional bills, ii. 12; eloquence, ii. 229;
Electoral count, ii. 427.

Connecticut: suffrage, i. 409; disputed vote,
ii. 431.

Connolly, Richard B. : in New York frauds,
i. 472", 493-500, 571; O'Conor's account,
i. 501-504 ; figures, i. 505-514 ; King
defendant, i. 515-551, 559; comptroller, i.
562 ; allusions, i. 581, 589, 591-593.

Conspiracy, combination against, i. 491.

Constitutional Convention : national, i. 40,
83; New York, i. 221-231; of 1840, i. 281;
of 1787, ii. 451, 550, at seq.

Constitutional Limitations, Cooley's, ii. 481.

Constitution: references, i. prej'ace ; Nul-
lification, i. 9-2(5 ; limits Congressional
power, i. 28-37; construction by Hamil-
ton and others, i. 40, 52, 53; letter and
spirit, i. 46, 47, 52, 53; Jefferson's De-
claration, i. 53; Jackson's interpretation,
i. 54; ex post facto laws, i. 91, 92; rela-
tion to currency, i. 144; violation of, i.
162, 166; United States Bank Charter,
i. 166-182; ideas abhorrent to, i. 175;
Kent and Storv on, i.177; State rights, i.
180; relation to Rent troubles, i. 206, 207;
Illinois case, i. 209; zeal for Common
Law, i. 282; statesmen of the era, i. 294;
hoAV construed, i. 304, 307; letter per-
verted, i. 305; rights restored, i. 341-
346; Morris's reply, i. 395; Republican
action outside of, i. 398; Republican
wrongs not the result of original de-
fects, i. 405; Suffrage Amendment, i.
415; final battle, i. 420; best hope in
Seymour and Blair, i. 450; impeachment,
i. 474-482; History, i. 481; amendments,
ii. 28, 65; Louisiana, etc., rights guaran-
teed, ii. 75-84; in Democratic platform,
ii. 362; Fourteenth Amendment, and
others, ii. 380-383; Electoral College pro-
visions, ii. 384-450; holders of other of-
fices, ii. 431, 432; Twelfth Article, ii. 44*;
provisions lacking for Electoral count, ii.
454 et seq. ; Madison the father of, ii. 489 ;
established by struggle, ii. 502 ; Congres-
sional duty, ii. 504; rights usurped, ii. 514;
mot of Gouverneur Morris, ii. 517, 519;
limits prescribed not respected, ii. 518;
Chicago banquet, sentiment, ii. 519; false
constructions, ii. 519-522; limitations at
first preserved, ii. 533; relation to slavery
in Territories, ii. 544-574; framed, ii. 550
et seq. (See Cabinet. Congress, Federal
Government, States, United States, etc.)

Convention of 1846, ii. 29, 35, 36, 111, 117,
119, 126, 129, 190, 242, 267. (See New
York, etc.)

Cooper, Edward: Ring matters, i. 595.

Cooper, Peter, city reforms, i. 566.

Cooper Institute, meetings, i. 490-500, 556,
582, 584, 585, 596, 599.

Corn: prices, i. 104, 135-137; on the Ohio,
i. 310; canal transportation, i. 387; freight, :
i. 378-381; exports, i. 429 ; product, i. 464; |
tolls, ii. 114; export, ii. 231, 232; in Til- '
den's speech, ii. 486, 487; crop, ii. 512.
(See Breadstuffs, Wheat, etc.)

Corn Laws: English, i. 154; repeal, i. 434.



Cornell, Charles G., Street Commission, i.
569.

Coroners : inquests regulated, ii. 150 ; stenog-
raphy, ii. 210.

Corporations: rights, i. 166-182; artificial
person, i. 167; civil death, i. 171; Kent
on, i. 174; quasi, ii. 127.

Cotteuham, Lord, decisions cited, i. 532-551.

Cotton: prices, i. 104, 105; diversion to-
wards, in 1836, i. 105; great staple, i. Ill;
^peculations, i. 124; fields tilled by free-
men, i. 303; negro labor, i. 310; value, i.
463,464; export, ii.232; International Ex-
position, ii. 510-513.

County, indexing, etc., ii. 212.

Courier and Inquirer, State Debt scheme, i.
161.

Covenants: Anti-Rent troubles, i. 186-220;
nature, i. 207.

Cowan, Senator, Electoral count, ii. 424, 425.

Cox, Townsend, introducing Tilden, ii. 15.

Crawford, Secretary, on the hard times, i.
133.

Crimean War, cotton trade, i. 310.

Criminals: imperfection of laws regarding,
ii. 30-32; previous convictions, ii. 155, 156;
palaces for, ii. 164, 262; juvenile, ii. 165;
laws not enforced, ii. 200, 201; employ-
ment veto, ii. 310-313. (See Prisons.) "

Crisis: financial, of 1825, i. 124; pamphlet,
i. 158. (See Banking, Paper Money,
Specie, etc.)

Crittenden, Senator, on disputed votes, ii.
409, 420, 437.

Crooked Lake Canal, ii. 254.

Croton Department, control reserved, i. 5G8,
569.

Cuba: currency and labor, i. 156; possible
acquisition, i. 323.

Curative Acts, cited, ii. 453, 480, 481.

Currency: United States, i. 57-77; relation
to prices and wages, i. 101-164; preten-
sions of National Bank to regulate, i. 101-
164; fluctuations, i. 107-164; Webster
and Biddle on, i. 107, 108, 114, 115; New
York Constitution, i. 221-231; good, i.
282, 283; shrinking, i. 287; influence on
business, ii. 51-66, 282-295; tables, ii.
293, 294; reform, ii. 362-371; amount, ii.
368. (See Banking, Specie, etc.)

Curtis, George Ticknor: History of Consti-
tution, i. 481; defence of the Ring, i. 522-
551.

Curtis, George William, silence on Ring
matters, i. 576.

Custom House, returns, i. 106, 109, 131, 425.



DALLAS, GEORGE M., Electoral count, ii.

418.

Dampier, Judge, decision, ii. 476.
Dana, Charles A., forced to Washington,

ii. 12.

Dana, Senator, Electoral count, ii. 436.
Dartmouth College, lawsuit, i. 173, 177.
David, Bible ovation, ii. 530.
Davis, Jefferson, Electoral count, ii. 418.
Davis, Judge Noah, on bribery, i. 572, 577,

602.
Davy, Sir Humphry, new training, ii. 375.



INDEX.



Dayton, Electoral vote, ii. 410.

Debt: English, i. 154; Patroon lands, i.
198; New York policy, i. 200; American
national, i. 428. (See Banks, Currency,
Specie, etc.)

Declaration of Independence, and slavery,
ii. 548.

Delaware: failure of wheat, i. 105; suffrage,
i. 408.

Delaware and Hudson case, i. preface (xv).

Delaware and Karitan Canal, i. 36-3, 371,
374, 375. 382, 386, ii. 45, 46.

Delaware County, Anti-Kent troubles, i. 186,
188, 192, 193."

Delaware River, navigation, i. 383.

Democratic Party: references, i. preface
(iv, xi, xiv); adherence to Van Buren,
i. 20-54; Leggett's influence, i. 38; letter
of the Constitution, i. 46; financial prin-
ciples, i. 75; Independent Treasury issue,
i. 78; Convention of 1838, i. 78-87; cam-
paign of 1840, i. 102; Whig opposition
in 1840, i. 122; effect of policy, i. 138.
149; N. Y. State debt, i. 159* 1GO; re-
establishment of United States Bank, i.
165-182; issue, i. 182; Conventions and
Report, 1848, i. 232-247; rules, i. 234-236;
creed, i. 239; canal-reform measures, 1846,



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