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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 36: first session in Congress.—welcome to Kossuth.—public lands in the West.—the Fugitive Slave Law.—1851-1852. (search)
weakening the senator's position. They withheld it from their readers, though publishing Underwood's reply; and they imputed to its author an extravagance of generosity to the new States at the expense of the old. The Advertiser January 30; February 2, 3, 7; April 16. teemed with a series of editorial criticisms exceeding in length the speech itself; and its contemporaries Atlas, April 16 and 17. The Courier, Traveller, and Journal dissented from the senator, but the Transcript (February 2February 2 and 13) and the Commonwealth (February 4 and April 5) justified him. in that city, with less elaboration, joined in the censure. The spirit of these critics was shown in the fact that they did not quarrel with the result to which he came,—the support of the bill,—but took all their pains simply to refute one of his reasons for supporting it. Sumner, it is worth mention in this connection, had at this time no steady and consistent support among the journals of Boston. The Free Soil organ, t
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 40: outrages in Kansas.—speech on Kansas.—the Brooks assault.—1855-1856. (search)
uppressed or modified in the Congressional Globe. It was severely condemned by the Northern press. New York Times, January 31; New York Herald, January 31 and February 2; New York Tribune, January 30; New York Evening Post, January 30, 31: New York Independent, February 5. James Buchanan, President-elect, who had arrived in Was pains of his own motion to attend the funeral. although his presence had not been arranged for in the official programme. (J. S. Pike in the New York Tribune, February 2.) Brooks had been his partisan in the election of 1856, and Buchanan had been an apologist for the assault. (Wilson's History, vol. II. p. 490: Sumner's WorksRepublican members; many of them at once withdrew, not remaining to attend the funeral which followed immediately in the hall of the House. Boston Traveller, February 2. His remains were temporarily placed in the Congressional cemetery, where a cenotaph still bears his name, and later were taken to South Carolina, where there w
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 43: return to the Senate.—the barbarism of slavery.—Popular welcomes.—Lincoln's election.—1859-1860. (search)
Mississippi,—who had not hesitated to defend the institution as a normal condition of society, beneficial to both races, even ennobling to the white race, and the just basis of republican government; presenting an attitude altogether changed from that of Southern statesmen at the close of the last and during the first third of the present century, who confined themselves to apologies and regrets. Davis was then the Democratic leader of the Senate, and his resolutions, which he introduced February 2, affirming the sanctity of slave property in the territories, were passed May 24 and 25 by a vote of two to one; his resolution approving the fugitive-slave acts, and denouncing the personal liberty laws of the States, being passed by a vote of thirty-six to six,—all having been previously approved by a caucus of the Democratic senators. Douglas was kept from the Senate by illness on the days of voting. His ally, Pugh, voted with the Democratic senators for all but the territorial reso