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CONTENTS OF VOLUME I.
SPEECH on the Repeal of the Usury Laws, delivered in the Senate
of New York, February 10, 1837....
SPEECH upon the Governor's Message, delivered in the Senate of
New York, January 11th, 1840.....
ADDRESS delivered at the Fair of the Queens County Agricultural
Society, October 17, 1843.....
ADDRESS of the Albany Repeal Association to the people of
Ireland, January 3, 1844.....
SPEECH upon the joint resolution providing for the annexation of
Texas, delivered in the Senate of the United States, February
SPEECH on the Oregon question, delivered in the Senate of the
United States, February 24, 1846......
SPEECH in reply to Mr. Webster upon the North-Eastern Boun-
dary, the right of search, and the destruction of the Caroline,
delivered in the Senate of the United States, April 9, 1846... 195
SPEECH on the Acquisition of Territory, and the formation of Gov-
ernments for the Territories-the doctrine of "Popular Sov-
ereignty "proposed and defended, delivered in the Senate of
the United States, January 12, 1848.....
SPEECH on the bill to establish Territorial Governments in Oregon,
California, and New Mexico, delivered in the Senate of the
United States, July 22, July 28, and August 13, 1848........ 248
SPEECH upon the issues and candidates of the Presidential
campaign, delivered in Tammany Hall, New York, August
SPEECH on establishing a Government for California and New
Mexico, and in reply to Mr. Dix on the "Wilmot Proviso,"
delivered in the Senate of the United States, February 28,
SPEECH delivered at a Democratic State Convention, held at Rome,
N. Y., on the 15th, 16th, and 17th days of August, 1849.... 307
SPEECH upon the resolution of Mr. Clemens, of Alabama, calling
upon the President for information in reference to the
appointment of a military Governor for California, etc., and
in answer to remarks made by Mr. Clemens, delivered in the
Senate of the United States, January 17, 1850.......
SPEECH delivered at a complimentary public dinner, given to Mr.
Dickinson by the Democrats of the Counties of New York,
Kings, Queens, Richmond and Westchester, at Tammany
Hall, New York, June 17, 1850....
ORATION on the celebration of the Anniversary of American In-
dependence, delivered at Syracuse, N. Y., July 4, 1853...... 372
SPEECH delivered at a Democratic Ratification meeting, held at
Rochester, N. Y., October 6, 1853...
ADDRESS to the jury in the case of the United States vs. James
Collier, late Collector at San Francisco, California, delivered
at New York, May 2, 1854.....
REMARKS at the Oxford Academy Jubilee, held at Oxford, Che-
nango County, N. Y., August 1st and 2d, 1854.......
ADDRESS delivered at the laying of the corner-stone of the Susque-
hannah Seminary, at Binghamton, N. Y., August 17, 1854.. 479
SPEECH delivered at Delhi, Delaware County, N. Y., at a meeting
of the "Hardshell" or National Democracy of the County,
September 29, 1854.....
SPEECH on the Main Law question, delivered at a Democratic Rati-
fication Meeting, held at the Broadway Tabernacle, New
York, November 1, 1854..
SPEECH at a mass meeting held to ratify the nominations of the
Cincinnati Convention, delivered at the Court-House in
Binghamton, N. Y., June 21, 1856....
EXTRACT. A picture of disunion, from a speech delivered at a
mass meeting of the Democracy of Indiana, held on the
battle-ground of Tippecanoe, September, 1856..
SPEECH delivered at a Democratic mass meeting, held at the
Union Cabin, in the city of Brooklyn, on the evening of
DEDICATORY ADDRESS delivered at the opening of the new Court-
House at Binghamton, N. Y., at the general term of the
Supreme Court for the Sixth Judicial District, January, 1857 543
SPEECH deliver.d at the celebration of the anniversary of the
battle of New Orleans, at Cortland, N. Y., January 8, 1857.. 548
REMARKS made on the occasion of the presentation of a testimo-
nial to W. B. Gilbert, Esq., at Syracuse, N. Y., April 29, 1857 567
SPEECH delivered in response to a public serenade, at Willard's
Hotel, Washington, D. C., the evening of May
ADDRESS to the jury in behalf of the prisoner, on the trial of John
M. Thurston, at the Tioga Oyer and Terminer, Owego, N. Y.,
October 18, 1857. Defence, insanity.....
ADDRESS delivered before the Graduating Class of the Law De-
partment of Hamilton College, at Clinton, N. Y., July 21,
REMARKS at the laying of the corner-stone of the N. Y. State Ine-
briate Asylum, at Binghamton, N. Y., September 24, 1858,
introducing to the audience Hon. Edward Everett........... 621
SPEECH delivered at the Democratic State Convention, held at
Weiting Hall, Syracuse, N. Y., September 14, 1859......... 623
ADDRESS delivered before the Chenango County Agricultural
Society, September 22, 1859.......
SPEECH delivered at a grand Ratification Meeting of the Demo-
cratic party, held at St. James Hall, Buffalo, October 20, 1859 654
SPEECH at a Democratic mass meeting, held to ratify the nomina-
tions of Breckinridge and Lane for the Presidency and Vice-
Presidency, delivered at the Cooper Institute, New York,
July 18, 1860..
SPEECH delivered on the occasion of a serenade, at the Kirkwood
House, Washington City, August 1, 1860....
SPEECH delivered at a Union meeting, held in Pine Street, New
York, December, 1860
ADDRESS on Temperance, the policy of License Laws, &c., deliver-
ed before the New York State Temperance Society, at its an-
nual meeting at Albany, February 8, 1843
LECTURE Upon Commercial Law and Political Economy, delivered
before the Binghamton Commercial College, February 15,