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Speech of Mr. Pearce, of Rhode Island: delivered in the House of Representatives, on the 5th, 6th, and 7th days of April, on the resolution of the ... relative to the Collector of Wiscasset

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ...look, as his successor? Mr Van Buren. Who is the man, whose selection for the place mentioned, as has been supposed by the great republican party, for the express purpose of making him the successor to the throne, has greatly divided that party? Mr Van Buren. Who is the man, whose continuance in office could only be interrupted, the season pa3t, by causing a whole cabinet (with one exception) to flee the city? Mr Van Buren. And, sir, what does Mr Van But en himself bay, in regard to the causes of his vacating an office which he held under the present executive of the United States? Referring to the mode in which he had been assaulted, because his political friends had deigned to look upon him as the future president of the United States, and the attacks upon his character by those who had boen his political friends, because he was the secretary of state, and was consequently looking to the presidency, for the purpose of preventing a disfranchisement, he found it, as he says, necessary to resign his office Mr Van Buren was secretary of state: Mr Van Buren, if we are permitted to quote his own words, did think of the presidential chair: and the only question now remaining is, did the president intend to throw his mantle upon him? M. K., M. 5-7. WISCASSET CASE. If) If, sir, what transpired the season past could I--ave any doubts upon this subject, the dissolution of a cabinet, because Mr Van Bui en found it necessary to leave-Washington, lest in-mi«:ht be disfranchised, imd recent occurrences will settle.the question, beyond ail controversy. I would refer the house to the late correspondence between the president of the United Sutes and the republican members of the New York legislature. If, by that correspondence, it does not appeat'that...
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