A General Review of the debate on the Compromise Bills

–excerpts– Mr. President [of the Senate], I approach now to the question of what the…

Eulogy of Henry Clay

On the fourth day of July, 1776, the people of a few feeble and oppressed…

Speech on Preserving the Union

Mr. President, I have said that I want to know whether we are bound together…

Speech on the Mexican-American War

The day is dark and gloomy, unsettled and uncertain, like the condition of our country,…

Letter in Support of the War of 1812

The public attention has been drawn to the approaching arrival of the Hornet, as the…

Speech on President Jackson’s Veto of the Bank Bill in Senate

I HAVE some observations to submit on this question, which I would not trespass on…