This book was written by Calvin Colton and published by A. S. Barnes & Co., New York, in 1856. This is an authorized biography of the Nineteenth Century politician Henry Clay., covering the last portion of his life and career. It also includes a letter from Mr. Clay on the practice of dueling. Published later as v. 3 of "The life, correspondence and speeches of Henry Clay," in 6 vols. "Correspondence of Henry Clay. 1843-1851. With collateral letters and notes. Ed. by Thomas B. Stevenson": p. -500."