See Calvin Colton, The Works of Henry Clay (6 vols., New York, 1857; new ed., 7 vols., New York, 1898), the first three volumes of which are an account of Clay's "Life and Times"; and Carl Schurz, Henry Clay (2 vols., Boston, 1887), in the "American Statesmen" series.
Reed and Carl Schurz, and, often for purely political reasons, from the leaders of the Democratic party.
CARL SCHURZ (1829-1906), German American statesman and reformer, was born in Liblar, near Cologne, on the 2nd of March 1829, the son of a school-teacher.
Schurz went to Paris, but the police forced him to leave France on the eve of the coup d'etat, and until August 1852 he lived in London, making his living by teaching German.
In the Republican National Convention of 1860 Schurz was chairman of the delegation from Wisconsin, which voted for W.