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  • Tom Clemens
    Moe, I ve searched his speech, it isn t what i need. I am now thinking it might be part of Hammond s original Cotton is King speech. Thanks Tom
    Message 1 of 15 , Feb 10, 2002
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      I've searched his speech, it isn't what i need.  I am now thinking it might be part of Hammond's original Cotton is King speech.

      moenwanda wrote:

      Hi Tom,

      You can find Stephens's full text speech on MOA


      Very best,


      --- In TalkAntietam@y..., Tom Clemens <clemens@c...> wrote:
      > Dear Group,
      > I need some last minute help so I will turn this into a trivia
      > hunt.  See bottom for the prizes.   If anyone can provide any of the
      > following information I would be most grateful. For all of these I
      need not
      > only the information, but full bibliographic info on where you find
      > Warning: most of this is very obscure!
      > 1. I need a mini biography, birth & death dates, residence,
      occupation, etc.
      > for:
      > Lt. John Meighan,  2nd South Carolina Cav.
      > E. G. Kilbourn, Speaker of the House of Delegates, MD 1861
      > Julius A. Dargan, member of Secession COnvention in South Carolina
      > Reuben H. Walworth,  New York politician, spoke at Albany convention
      > 1/31/1861
      > James S. Thayer, from Hoosick Falls, NY.  Delegate to Dem. Nat'l.
      > 1864
      > G.F.R. Henderson, Jackson's British biogrpaher, might be in reprint
      > Lord Lyons, British ambassador to US during the war
      > W. D. Kelly, Congressman from PA(?) during the war, wrote a book
      > Lincoln & Stanton
      > Wm. H. Powell, author of Fifth Army Corps, again might be in intro
      to the
      > book.
      > 2. Also need complete text of A.H. Stephens "cornerstone" speech,
      on-line and
      > searchable would be great.
      > Source for boast by Robert Toombs early in the war that he would
      "call the
      > role of my slaves at the base of the Bunker Hill monument"
      > Source for a letter from Napoleon III to Gen. (O.S.) Ferry, July 3,
      > (Not in OR or Naval OR)
      > Source for a quotation from Napoleon Bonaparte: When King Jossph
      wrote to
      > Napoleon that he could not ascertain the position and strength of
      the enemy
      > army, Napoleon replied "Why don't you attack him and find out?"
      > First person to get all these to me wins a copy of my dissertation,
      > place is two copies!!!
      > Thanks all!

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