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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 51: reconstruction under Johnson's policy.—the fourteenth amendment to the constitution.—defeat of equal suffrage for the District of Columbia, and for Colorado, Nebraska, and Tennessee.—fundamental conditions.— proposed trial of Jefferson Davis.—the neutrality acts. —Stockton's claim as a senator.—tributes to public men. —consolidation of the statutes.—excessive labor.— address on Johnson's Policy.—his mother's death.—his marriage.—1865-1866. (search)
t on himself the criticism of being too partial to Mr. Seward's department. May 16 and 17, 1866, Congressional Globe, pp. 2622, 2623, 2645, 2646; June 30; July 23; Globe, pp. 3504, 4029, 4030, 4143, 4146, 4176, 4178, 4180. He received the formal thanks of the clerks of the state department for the increase of their salaries, which he had promoted. His interest in the details of the business of the department and his co-operation with its had appear in the debates of the next Congress. Jan. 30 and 31; Feb. 4, 7, 8, 9; March 9; June 2, 22, 23, 1868; Globe, pp. 846. 878, 951, 952, 960, 964, 1026-1029, 1749-1758, 2772, 3355, 3356, 3360, 3389-3391. The circumstance is worthy of note, as showing Sumner's fairness in dealing with public officers with whom he was not in political sympathy. He advocated a new building for the state department, since erected. May, 3, Congressional Globe, p. 2355. He paid a deserved tribute to Mr. Hunter, who had served in the department for more than
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 56: San Domingo again.—the senator's first speech.—return of the angina pectoris.—Fish's insult in the Motley Papers.— the senator's removal from the foreign relations committee.—pretexts for the remioval.—second speech against the San Domingo scheme.—the treaty of Washington.—Sumner and Wilson against Butler for governor.—1870-1871. (search)
Year's Day in the New York Independent touched upon various political topics,—Ku-Klux violence at the South, amnesty, specie payments, and the San Domingo question; and it pleaded for the unity of the Republican party, with a protest against the forcing of distracting questions into its councils. January 5, 1871. Works, vol. XIV. pp 132-138. He was a guest at a complimentary dinner given in Washington to John W. Forney, January 28. Works, vol. XIV. pp. 142-145; Washington Star, January 30. and a few days later addressed the graduating class of colored law-students at Howard University. February 3. Works, vol. XIV. pp. 146-150. He introduced Anna Dickinson to the audience on the occasion of her lecture at Lincoln Hall in Washington. January 26. he was always earnest for Italian unity, and was glad now to join in commemorating the occupation of Rome by the Italian government. January 10. Works, vol. XIV. pp. 139-141. February 21, 1871. Ibid., p. 167. Appropriate
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 59: cordiality of senators.—last appeal for the Civil-rights bill. —death of Agassiz.—guest of the New England Society in New York.—the nomination of Caleb Cushing as chief-justice.—an appointment for the Boston custom-house.— the rescinding of the legislative censure.—last effort in debate.—last day in the senate.—illness, death, funeral, and memorial tributes.—Dec. 1, 1873March 11, 1874. (search)
had him frequently to dine en famille. Early in February Mr. Pierce gave a dinner at Wormley's to the Massachusetts delegation, at which Sumner was present. In February the senator prepared a revised edition of his speeches on civil rights, with the view of strengthening public opinion in favor of his bill. He also continued the editing of his Works; Ante. pp. 370, 371. and expressing to Longfellow his impatience at the slow progress of proof-readers and printers, the latter answered, January 30: I do not wonder that you are worn out with tedious delays; but do not despair. Persevere to the end of this good work, if it is to have any end. The work itself is a noble monument to your life and labors in the cause of truth and right. He was from the beginning of the session revising, out of order, his Prophetic Voices concerning America, Ante, p. 333. His last correspondence with Longfellow, which was in February, related to the choice of the preposition in the title. for a separat
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, chapter 18 (search)
when Mr. Seward was secretary, and to keep himself informed as to its business and needs, and in debates, even during the heats of the impeachment controversy, contended so vigorously for Mr. Seward's recommendations as to clerical force and the contingent or secret service fund as to invite the suggestion from some associates that he was too much the partisan of that department. Any one curious in such matters may verify this statement by consulting the Congressional Globe's reports for January 30 and 31, February 4 and 7, and June 22 and 23, 1868. 1 Ante, vol. IV. p. 295. The Episode makes and reiterates against the Senate the charge of delay in acting on the St. Thomas treaty,—a charge which lies against the negotiators rather than the Senate. More than three years passed between Jan. 1, 1865, when Mr. Seward opened up the subject of the purchase to General Raasloff at Washington, and the time when the treaty and necessary papers were ripe for the consideration of the Sen