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THE PILGRIM FATHERS, ............ 232
Speech at the Plymouth Festival on the 1st of August,
1853, in commemoration of the Embarkation of the Pilgrims.
New HauPSHIRE, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 244
Speech at the Annual Fair of the New Hampshire State
Agricultural Society, held at Manchester, 7th October, 1853.
VICE-PRESIDENT KING, . ............ 251
Remarks in the Senate of the United States on the 8th
of December, 1853, on seconding a Motion of Mr. Hunter,
one of the Senators from Virginia, in honor of the late
Peter CHARDON Brooks, ........... 255
Memoir of Peter Chardon Brooks.
DorcilesTER IN 1630, 1776, and 1855, . ...... 292
An Oration delivered at Dorchester, Massachusetts, on the Fourth
of July, 1855.
Boston School Festival, ........... 355
Remarks made in Faneuil Hall, on the 23d of July, 1855,
at the Annual Festival of the Boston Public Schools.
LAUNCII OF THE DEFENDER, . . . . . . . . . . . 361
Remarks made at the Residence of Mr. Donald McKay,
on the occasion of the Launch of the Ship “Defender,” on
the 28th of July, 1855.
ABBOTT LAWRENCE, · ............. 305
Remarks made at a public Meeting of the Citizens of
Boston, in Fancuil Hall, on the 20th of August, 1855, on
occasion of the Decease of the Hon. Abbott Lawrence.
OBITUARY NOTICE OF ABBOTT LAWRENCE, ...., 374
VEGETABLE AND Mineral Gold, ........ 382
Speech at the Public Dinner of the United States' Ag-
ricultural Society, in Boston, on the 4th of October, 1855.
DANIEL WEBSTER AS A "MAN, .......... 390
Remarks at a Dinner on the 18th of January, 1856, the
Anniversary of the Birthday of Daniel Webster.
RECEPTION AT PHILADELPHIA, . . . . . . . . . . 412
Reply to a Complimentary Address of bis Ilonor R. T.
Conrad, the Mayor of Philadelphia, in behalf of the City
Council, in Independence Hall, on the 5th of April, 1856.
Mr. Dowse's LIBRARY, ............ 417
Remarks made at a Meeting of the Massachusetts Histor-
ical Society in Boston, on the 5th of August, 1856, called
for the purpose of Accepting the Donation of Mr. Dowse's
Tre USES OF ASTRONOMY, ........... 422
A Discourse delivered at Albany, on occasion of the In-
auguration of the Dudley Observatory, in that City, on the
28th of August, 1856.
George PEABODY, .............. 466
Speech at the Dinner given in honor of George Peabody,
Esq., by the Citizens of the old Town of Danvers, on the
9th of October, 1856.
OBITUARY NOTICE OF MR. DowSE, ........ 477
Remarks made at a Meeting of the Massachusetts His-
torical Society on the 13th of November, 1856, being the
next Monthly Meeting after the Death of Thomas Dowse,
MEMORIAL OF THE FRANKLIN FAMILY, : ...... 482
Remarks at the Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts
Historical Society, on the 9th of April, 1857.
ACADEMICAL EDUCATION, ............ 486
An Address delivered at St. Louis, 22d of April, 1857, at
the Inauguration of Washington University of the State of
Tre STATUE OF WARREN, ........... 526
An Address, delivered on Bunker Hill, on the Seven-
teenth of June, 1857, on occasion of the Inauguration of
the Statue of General Joseph Warren.
The IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE, . ....... 537
An Address delivered before the New York State Agri-
cultural Society, on occasion of their Annual Fair at Buf-
falo, Friday, 9th of October, 1857.
CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS AND CHARITY, ...... 568
An Address delivered before the Boston Provident Asso-
ciation, on the 22d of December, 1857.
DEDICATION OF THE PUBLIC LIBRARY, . ; . . . . . 603
Speech delivered on the 1st of January, 1858, in presence
of the Municipal Authorities, at the Dedication of the New
Building erected for the Free Public Library of the City
DedicaTION OF CRAWFORD's Wastington, ..... 615
Remarks at the Public Entertainment following the Dedi-
cation of Crawford's Statue of Washington at Richmond, on
the Twenty-second of February, 1858.
PRESENTATION OF THE CANE OF WASHINGTON, . ... 620
Reply to Col. Munford's Address to Mr. Everett on pre-
senting to him the Cane of Washington, in behalf of the
Ladies' Mount Vernon Association, at Richmond, on the 23d of
RECOLLECTIONS OF TURKEY, · .......... 624
Remarks made at a Dinner given by the City Council
of Boston on the 25th of May, 1858, in honor of Mehem-
med Pasha, of the Ottoman Navy, and his Suite.
WASHINGTON ABROAD AND AT HOME, . . . . . . . 631
Speech at the Public Dinner in Faneuil Hall, on Mon-
day, the 5th of July, 1858.
The Fourth OF JULY, ............ 637
Speech made in response to the Toast, “ The day we
celebrate” at a Dinner given by the Young Men's Demo-
cratic Club, in Boston, on Monday, the 5th of July, 1858,