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ENTERED according to Act of Congress, in the year 1865, by
CHARLES SCRIBNER, In the Clerk's Office of the U.S. District Court, for the Soutbem District of New York.
CONTENTS OF VOL. II.
Letters-Presidential Election of 1840-Letters-Mr. Prentiss' Exertions-Visits
the North-Invitations to attend Whig Conventions and Mass-Meetings
Speeches at Portland and Newark-Anxiety to hear him-Returns Home by Sea
-Canvasses Mississippi as Candidate for Presidential Elector-Letters. 149
Domestic Correspondence-His Marriage--Letters-His Course in Relation to the
Gubernatorial Election of 1848_Visit and Letter from Henry Olay-Letters, 185
Mr. Prentiss' Character as a Popular Orator—The Sources of his Power-Miscon-
ceptions on the Subject--Resemblance between him and Patrick Henry-Pecu.
liarities of his Oratory-Its Strength lay chiefly in the Subject matter of his
Proceedings of the Bar of New Orleans, and Eulogy by Judge Bullard,
Extracts from the New Orleans Delta,
Notice by J. F. H. Claiborne, Esq.,
Proceedings of the Bar of Natchez,
Proceedings of the Bar of Jackson,
Eulogy on S. 8. Prentiss by Judge Mc Caleb,
Letter from Henry Clay,
Extract of a Letter from J. J. Crittenden,.