United States -- Politics and government -- 1853-1857.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
In this letter dated August 14, 1856, General William Barksdale describes a speech he plans to give in Baltimore against the Know Nothing Party and in favor of electing James Buchanan as President.
These three columns of text were published in Charleston, South Carolina's The Mercury on 25 December 1843. They include an essay by Lord Brougham entitled American Democracy (which defends Americans against Europeans who consider them uncivilized), a campaign ad supporting John C. Calhoun's presidential candidacy, and the beginning of an article discussing Congressional politics.