4 edition of The Life And Speeches Of The Honorable Henry Clay V2 found in the catalog.
July 25, 2006
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Written in English
|Contributions||Daniel Mallory (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||616|
Henry Clay was an American lawyer, planter, statesman and orator. He was also known as ‘The Great Pacificator’ or ‘The Great Compromiser’. He served as the Speaker of the House of Representatives for three consecutive years and also as the Secretary of State under President John Quincy Adams. Henry Clay failed to win bids for the residency five times and was often said of him, that he was always acting for his own self-interest. The fact remains that for almost fifty years, he managed to be at the center of every major issue facing the American nation, thus securing his position as one of the great American patriots as serving one of two terms as a President never could.
The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Henry Clay (Clay, Henry, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Clay, Henry, Speech of the Hon. Henry Clay, of Kentucky, on Taking Up His Compromise Resolutions on the Subject of Slavery (New York: Stringer and Townsend, ) (multiple formats at ) Clay, Henry, , contrib. The Senate that Adams remembered was like the eye of a hurricane, the calm at the center of a storm. And standing in the middle of that calm was Henry Clay of : Andrew Cayton.
“The Life, Correspondence, and Speeches of Henry Clay: In Six Volumes”, p 15 Copy quote The gentleman cannot have forgotten his own sentiment, uttered even on the floor of this House, Peaceably if we can, forcibly if we must. Henry Clay, American statesman, U.S. congressman (–14, –21, –25), and U.S. senator (–07, –11, –42, –52) who was noted for his American System (which integrated a national bank, the tariff, and internal improvements to promote economic stability and prosperity) and was a.
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Inscription in ink, front flyleaf: "This book was used by Abraham Lincoln when making his first great antislavery speeches, preceding the memorable campaign with Douglas. He quoted largely from Clay's speeches with wonderful effect.
[Signed,] Jas. Somers (formerly of Urbana, Illinois, then a young lawyer and personal friend of Mr. Lincoln). Henry Clay, –, American statesman, b. Hanover co., Va. Early Career His father died when he was four years old, and Clay's formal schooling was limited to three years.
His stepfather secured () for him a clerk's position in the Virginia high court of chancery. There he gained the regard of George Wythe, who directed his reading. Buy The Life and Speeches of Henry Clay by Henry Clay online at Alibris.
We have new and used copies available, in 22 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Life of Henry Clay by Carl Schurz. sister projects: Wikipedia article, Wikidata item. The bulk of this text and the page numberings are from the edition of this book.
The Editor's Preface, Illustrations for Volume I and Volume II, and the text for pp. of Volume I are from the edition which was volumes XIX and XX from Houghton.
Genre/Form: Biographies Publishers' advertisements Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clay, Henry, Life and speeches of Henry Clay. Henry Clay (12 April – 29 June ) was a leading American statesman and orator who served in both the House of Representatives and as "The Great Compromiser" and "The Great Pacifier" for his ability to bring others to agreement, he was the founder and leader of the Whig Party and a leading advocate of programs for modernizing the economy, especially tariffs to protect.
A distinguished political leader whose influence extended across both houses of Congress and to the White House, Henry Clay Sr. was born on Apin Hanover County, : “The Papers of Henry Clay: Candidate, Compromiser, Whig, March 5, Decem ”, p, University Press of Kentucky 73 Copy quote Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.
Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character. Henry Clay — Reported in The Clay Code, or Text-Book of Eloquence, a Collection of Axioms, Apothegms, Sentiments Gathered from the Public Speeches of.
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Clay's oratorical power, unlike that of Webster, lay not in his choice of words or extent of his knowledge.Henry Clay was born on Ap to Reverend John and Elizabeth Clay in a plantation in Hanovar County in Virginia.
Henry was the seventh of the couple’s nine children. He lost his father inwhen he was barely four years old. While Sir John left most of his properties to his wife, Henry received two slaves as his share.Henry Clay ran for president inand finished fourth.
The election had no clear electoral college winner, so the new president had to be determined by the House of Representatives. Clay, using his influence as speaker of the house, threw his support to John Quincy Adams, who won the vote in the House, defeating Andrew Jackson.