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BOX 198-213 Speech, Article, and Book File, 1816-1877
Handwritten drafts, printed copies, and newspaper accounts of Cushing's speeches, articles, and books.
Arranged chronologically by year; poetry separately grouped.
BOX 198 1816-1845, undated, poetry
(3 folders)
1817, May 8, speech, on the conquest of nature for Herevitch(?) Society
"Historical Outline of the Laws and Constitution of Massachusetts Previous to the Revolution," drafts
"Scattered Thoughts From Old Diary"
1819, journal of trip through White Mountains
"The Critic Criticized"
"Extracts From Essays on the Constitution of Massachusetts," Columbian Centinel
1821-1824, notes for speeches at "Debating Club"
Jan. [?], on Haiti
July 4, speech, forty-fifth anniversary of American independence, Newburyport, Mass.
July 13, speech, "Senior Class, Cambridge [Mass.]"
July-Aug., "Letters on the Present State of Europe," Newburyport Herald
"Botany of the United States"
BOX 199 Translation of Joseph Pothier's A Treatise on Maritime Contracts..., (1821), 1834 copyright
1822, July 24, speech, twenty-second anniversary of the Washington Light Infantry Co., Newburyport, Mass.
"The Massachusetts Judiciary," letters to the editor, Salem Gazette
"The Review of Wheaton's Report," letters to the editor, [ Salem Gazette?]
BOX 200 1824
Apr., "Law Report," for "U.S.N.A. Rev."
July, speech prepared for Washington Light Infantry Co., undelivered
Nov., notes, speech on politics, Topsfield, Mass.
"Memoirs of John Lowell," with notes and newspaper clippings, 1823
Jan. 7, speech, Leonidas Fire Society
June, notes, Northampton "Quo Warrants"
"Remarks on the Projected Revision of the Laws of New York, First Published in the Atlantic Magazine for April 1825"
Jan. 28, notes, speech on lotteries
Feb. 22, notes and newspaper clippings, speech on lotteries
June 24, speech, Festival of St. John, Masonic Lodges, Lynn, Mass.
July 15, eulogy on John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, Newburyport, Mass.
Sept., "History and Present State of the Town of Newburyport"
"Claims of Citizens of the United States on Denmark"
"Reminiscence of Whitfield"
Review, Compagnoni's Storia dell'America, North American Review
BOX 201 "Summary of the Principles of Political Economy," Literary Gazette, with Cushing's letter to the editor, New York Evening Post
Jan., "Merchants and Factors," speech, Massachusetts state senate
Feb., "Libel," speech, Massachusetts state senate
Mar., "Charlestown Bridge," speech, Massachusetts state senate
"Review of McCulloch's Outlines of Political Economy"
"The Right of Universalists to Testify in a Court of Justice Vindicated by a Member of the Bar [Cushing]"
"Turkish Tales"
Jan., notes, miscellaneous
Sept. 10, review, Washington Irving's Conquest of Grenada, letter-to-the-editor in French, Messager des Chambres, Paris, France
"Raymond ... a Tale of First and Second Love"
"Netherlands," [by Cushing?] Annual Register
Notes, for Cushing's Reminiscences of Spain (1833) See also Container 1, Diary and notes for European trip, 1827-1830
1830, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, notes, speech on French Revolution, Newburyport, Mass.
1832-1834, miscellaneous political notes and newspaper clippings
Mar. 13, notes, speech on Indian question, Newburyport, Mass.; July 24, New Rowley, Mass.
Apr. 4, speech on congressional candidacy, caucus, Newburyport, Mass.
July 4, speech, fifty-sixth anniversary of American Independence, Newburyport, Mass.
Dec., remarks, nullification meeting
BOX 202 1833
Notes for debate on tariff resolution
Notes on representative question
Feb. 7, speech, annual meeting, Massachusetts Colonization Society, Boston, Mass.
Mar. 18, "Report of the [Massachusetts House and Senate] Special Joint Committee on the Subject of the Resolutions of Georgia, Proposing a Convention of the People to Revise the Constitution of the United States"
July 4, speech, anniversary of American Independence, delivered before the Massachusetts Colonization Society
Sept. 30, "The Three Days" and related material on publication of Review, Historical & Political of the Causes, Progress & Sequel of the French Revolution of the Three Days
Nov. 8, speech notes for caucus, Newburyport, Mass.
July 4, remarks, New Rowley, Mass.
Aug., speech, American Institute of Instruction, Boston, Mass.
Sept. 6, eulogy to the Marquis de Lafayette
Sept. 29, opinion on banking
Sept., "A Reply to the Letter of J. Fenimore Cooper by One of His Countrymen"
Oct.-Dec., "Lectures on the Civilization and Social States of Modern Christendom," Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Boston, Mass.
(2 folders)
Nov. [6?], "Man as the Agent of Civilization," lecture, Boston, Mass., and, in part, Lowell, Mass., May 1834
"Speeches Delivered in the House of Representatives of Massachusetts on the Subject of the Currency and Public Deposits"
1834-1835, notes, lectures, Boston, Mass.
1834-1842, notes, congressional debates
BOX 203 1835
Oct. 29, "Address to Constituents," Lowell, Mass.
Oct., dinner remarks, Salem, Mass.
Dec. 2, remarks
Undated miscellaneous drafts
1835-1836, list, published Cushing debates
Jan. 25, speech on abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia, U.S. House of Representatives
Feb. 11, speech, navy appropriation bill, U.S. House of Representatives
Mar. 10, speech, Ohio Bank paper circulation issue, U.S. House of Representatives
Apr. 18, statement, vessel licensing in mackerel fishery, U.S. House of Representatives
May 23, speech, distribution of proceeds from public lands, U.S. House of Representatives
June 9-10, "Speeches ... on the Bills for the Admission of Arkansas Into the Union," U.S. House of Representatives
June 10, letter to J. N. Reynolds of New York on appropriation for South Seas expedition
Aug. 23, speech, Literary Societies of Amherst College, Amherst, Mass.
Oct. 20, speech, American Institute, New York, N.Y.
"The Anthracite Coal Trade of Pennsylvania as Published in the N.A. Review"
Review, Edward Everett's Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions
BOX 204 1837-1840, notes, congressional debates
Jan. 6, letter to "Sidney" from "Poplicola"
Feb. 1, speech, Indian Department appropriations, U.S. House of Representatives
Feb. 6
Remarks on petition of three Lowell women concerning abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia, U.S. House of Representatives
Remarks on slavery, U.S. House of Representatives
Feb. 7, speech on proposed censure of John Quincy Adams, U.S. House of Representatives
Mar., "Biographical Sketch of Mohammed Ali, Pacha of Egypt, Syria, and Arabia," [Cushing?] Washington, D.C.
July 14, "Letters to ... Edward Everett, Governor of Massachusetts, on the Question of the North Eastern Boundary ... First Published in the Boston Daily Advertiser and Patriot"
Aug. 22, speech, constituents' public meeting, Lowell, Mass.
Sept. 25, speech on president's message to twenty-fifth Congress, U.S. House of Representatives
Oct. 6, speech, treasury note bill, U.S. House of Representatives
Dec. 12, "The Canada Question," letter to the editor from "Nov-Anglus," New York Daily Express
Dec. 19, speech, executive powers, U.S. House of Representatives
Undated, notes, northeast boundary question
1837-1838, articles on political issues written by "Poplicola" for New York Commercial Advertiser
Jan., miscellaneous resolutions, U.S. House of Representatives
Mar. 6 and 9, remarks, neutrality bill, U.S. House of Representatives
Mar. 31, statement, citizens' claims against France, U.S. House of Representatives
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