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REPRESENTATIVE AND LEADING

MEN OF THE PACIFIC

BEING

ORIGINAL SKETCHES

OF THE

 

LIVES AND CHARACTERS OF THE PRINCIPAL MEN, LIVING AND DECEASED, OF THE PACIFIC STATES AND TERRITORIES---PIONEERS, POLITICIANS, LAWYERS, DOCTORS, MERCHANTS, ORATORS, AND DIVINES---TO WHICH ARE ADDED THEIR SPEECHES, ADDRESSES, ORATIONS, EULOGIES, LECTURES, AND POEMS, UPON A VARIETY OF SUBJECTS, INCLUDING THE HAPPIEST FORENSIC EFFORTS

OF

 

Baker, Randolph, McDougall, T. King,

AND OTHER POPULAR ORATORS.

 

 

 

EDITED BY

OSCAR T. SHUCK.

Compiler of “CALIFORNIA SCRAP BOOK.”

 

SAN FRANCISCO:

BACON AND COMPANY, PRINTERS AND PUBLISHERS,

No. 536 Clay Street, between Montgomery and Sansome.

 

1870.

 

 

PREFACE

 

 

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

 

 

 

 

 

TITLE OF ARTICLE

JOHN A. SUTTER

JOSE ANTONIO DE LA GUERRA

PIERSON B. READING

LELAND STANFORD

JOHN BIGLER

EDWARD DICKINSON BAKER

     Poem to a Wave

    Apostrophe to Science

    Eloquent Allusion to the Comet of 1858

    Tribute to Freedom

    Address at the Burial of Baker

MATTHEW P. DEADY

    Extract from Address to Portland Law Assn

JUNIPER SERRA

GEORGE GORDON

    Life and Genius of Robert Burns

MATTHEW HALL McALLISTER

JOSEPH G. BALDWIN

CORNELIUS K. GARRISON

    Message to Common Council of SF (1853). 

THOMAS STARR KING

    Telegram to the People of California

    on the Death of  THOMAS STARR KING

    Resolutions of Unitarian Church of SF, in

    regard to Death of Thomas Starr King

    Life and Services of T. Starr King

    Poem on Death of T. Starr King

    Lecture on Temperance

    Masonic Oration

CHARLES E. DE LONG

MARIANO GUADALUPE VALLEJO

ELIAS S. COOPER

    Poem on Death of Dr. Cooper

JOSEPH W. WINANS

    "The Golden Wedding"

    The Dignity of Labor

    “Mundus”-A Poem

GEORGE L. WOODS

FRANK TILFORD

    History, Genius and Resources of Ireland

CALEB T. FAY

WILLIAM I. FERGUSON

    Reminiscences of Ferguson

    Remarks on Death of Ferguson

    Discourse on Death of Ferguson

EDWARD J. C. KEWEN

    Oration before California Pioneers (1854)

CHARLES WESTMORELAND

EUGENE CASSERLY

    Eulogy on Daniel Webster

HENRY WAGER HALLECK

DAVID C. BRODERICK

    Account of the Duel between David S. Terry

    & David C. Broderick

    Funeral Oration over David C. Broderick

    Eloquent Protest against “Code of Honor”

ISAAC N. ROOP

THOMAS H. SELBY

JAMES NISBET

FRANKLIN TUTHILL

SEERANUS CLINTON HASTINGS

JAMES WILLIS NESMITH

    Speech on Bill to Establish Mint in Oregon

SAMUEL BRANNAN

PHILIP LEGGET EDWARDS

HUGH CAMPBELL MURRAY

    Remarks on Death of Judge Murray

    Remarks on Death of Judge Murray

HENRY M. GRAY

    Masonic Oration

TOD ROBINSON

ISAAC INGALLS STEVENS

JUAN BAUTISA ALVARDO

THOMPSON CAMPBELL

JOHN B. WELLER

CORNELIUS COLE

JOHN R. McCONNELL

OGDEN  HOFFMAN

ISAAC ROWELL

NATHANIEL BENNETT

    Oration on Admission of Calif. into Union 1850

JAMES KING of WILLIAM

    Prize Poem on Death of James King of William

JOSEPH C. TUCKER

EDMUND RANDOLPH

    Address on the History of California (1860)

MILTON S. LATHAM

ROBERT B. SWAIN

    Remarks on the Operations of the Society for

    improving the Condition of the Poor

FREDERICK F. LOW

ANTONIO MARIA PICO

WILLIAM MORRIS STEWART

HUGH P. GALLAGHER

    Lecture on Rome

HENRY HUNTLEY HAIGHT

    Address on Completion of Pacific Railroad

DELAZON SMITH

STEPHEN JOHNSON FIELD

JAMES A. McDOUGALL

    Remarks on Death of Col. E. D. Baker

    Remarks on the Sale of Liquors in the National

       Capitol Bldg

NAME OF AUTHOR

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Alfred Robinson……………………………………..

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W. E. Brown………………………………………….

The Editor……………………………………………

Hon. Edward Stanly…………………………………

Col. E. D. Baker……………………………………..

Col. E. D. Baker………………………………………

Col. E. D. Baker……………………………………….

Col. E. D. Baker………………………………………

Rev. T. Starr King……………………………………

Harvey W. Scott………………………………………

Judge M. P. Deady………………………………….

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B. P. Avery……………………………………………

George Gordon………………………………………

Henry E. Highton……………………………………

J. G. Howard…………………………………………

William V. Wells………………………………………

C. K. Garrison……………………………………......

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Rev. H. W. Bellows……………………………….

 

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Robert B. Swain……………………………………….

John G. Whittier……………………………………….

Rev. T. Starr King……………………………………..

Rev. T. Starr King…………………………………….

The Editor…………………………………

Col. C. E. Pickett………………………………………

Dr. L. C. Lane……………………………………

T. G. Spear………………………………………

The Editor……………………………………

Hon. J. W. Winans………………………………

Hon. J. W. Winans………………………………

Hon. J. W. Winans………………………………

Calvin B. McDonald………………………………….

The Editor……………………………………

Hon. Frank Tilford…………………………………… The Editor…………………………………………

The Editor……………………………………………

Hon. W. H. Herndon…………………………….

Col. E. D. Baker……………………………………….

Rev. J. A. Benton ……………………………………....

J. G. Howard………………………………………

Col. E. J. C. Kewen……………………………………

B. P. Avery……………………………………………..

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Hon. E. Casserly………………………………………

Judge T. W. Fredon…………………………

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Col. E. D. Baker………………………………………

Col. E. D. Baker………………………………………

Judge A. T. Bruce…………………………………….

William V. Wells………………………………………

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T. P. Madden………………………………………….

The Editor……………………………………

Hon. J. W. Nesmith……………………………………

William V. Wells………………………………………

Robert E. Draper……………………………………..

The Editor……………………………………

Judge Wm. T. Wallace……………………………….

Judge David S. Terry………………………………..

William V. Wells………………………………………

Dr. H. M. Gray………………………………………..

The Editor………………………………………

The Editor……………………………………

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Hon. F. F. Taylor……………………………………..

The Editor……………………………………

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William H. Rhodes……………………………………

The Editor……………………………………

Calvin B. McDonald…………………………………

The Editor………………………………………

Judge N., Bennett…………………………………….

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William H. Rhodes……………………………………

William V. Wells………………………………………

William H. Rhodes……………………………………

Hon. Edmund Randolph…………………………….

Judge Gaven D. Hall………………………………..

William V. Wells………………………………………

 

Robert B. Swain………………………………………

William V. Wells………………………………………

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D. F. D…………………………………………………

Rev. H. P. Gallagher………………………………….

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Gov. H. H. Haight…………………………………….

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The Editor……………………………………

William H. Rhodes……………………………………

Gen. J. A. McDougall…………………………………

Gen. J. A. McDougall…………………………………

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Transcribed by: Jeanne Sturgis Taylor.

Proofread by Betty Vickroy.

Source: Shuck, Oscar T., "Representative & Leading Men of the Pacific", Bacon & Co., Printers & Publishers, San Francisco, 1870.  Pages 7-8-9.


© 2008 Jeanne Sturgis Taylor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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