AMERICAN BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY OF EMINENT AND SELF AND SELF-MADE

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Page 14 - A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.
Page 114 - He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one ; Exceeding wise, fair-spoken and persuading : Lofty and sour to them that loved him not, But to those men that sought him, sweet as summer.
Page 114 - His overthrow heap'd happiness upon him ; For then, and not till then, he felt himself, And found the blessedness of being little: And, to add greater honours to his age Than man could give him, he died, fearing God.
Page 24 - January, 1845, he was elected, by the Legislature of Michigan, to the Senate of the United States, which place he resigned on his nomination, in May, 1848, as a candidate for the Presidency by the political party to which he belonged.
Page 93 - At this time Mr. McClelland stood among the acknowledged leaders of the latter organization ; was elected a member of the State House of Representatives, and with others adopted a plan to regain a lost authority and prestige. This party soon came again into power in the State, and having been returned to the State Legislature M;.
Page 94 - He adopted a course with the Indians which relieved them from the impositions and annoyances of the traders, and produced harmony and civilization among them. During his administration there was neither complaint from the tribes nor corruption among agents, and he left the department in perfect ordei and system: In 1867, Michigan again called a con vention to revise the State constitution Mr. McClel= land was a member and here again his long experi = enee made him conspicuous as a prudent adviser,...

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