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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 50: last months of the Civil War.—Chase and Taney, chief-justices.—the first colored attorney in the supreme court —reciprocity with Canada.—the New Jersey monopoly.— retaliation in war.—reconstruction.—debate on Louisiana.—Lincoln and Sumner.—visit to Richmond.—the president's death by assassination.—Sumner's eulogy upon him. —President Johnson; his method of reconstruction.—Sumner's protests against race distinctions.—death of friends. —French visitors and correspondents.—1864-1865. (search)
ce took into account chiefly the derangement to our war system of taxes, resulting from the treaty, and looked to a revision and suspension of the relation of reciprocity with Canada rather than to its final terminations Letter to Mr. Bright, March 13 (in manuscript). Sumner supported earnestly a system of reciprocity with the Sandwich Islands, and received in 1868 a formal note of thanks from the king for his constant exertions in its behalf. The resolution passed by a large majority, and thned the proceedings which excluded him. W. L. Garrison's Life, vol. IV. pp. 122, 123, 153,154. Wendell Phillips, however, stood firmly against his old leader, and carried with him the mass of the Abolitionists. Sumner wrote to Mr. Bright, March 13:— I have your good and most suggestive letter. I concur in it substantially. A practical difficulty is this: Can emancipation be carried out without using the lands of the slave-masters? We must see that the freedmen are established on
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)
e New York Tribune, March 9; New York Herald, March 9, 10, 15; New York Evening Post, March 9, 10, 11; Boston Journal, March 9 and 10; Chicago Tribune, March 11 and 13. It did not matter, as was claimed in their behalf, that other senators who voted as Sumner voted were not subjected to like discipline; he was the antagonist who k of N. P. Trist, negotiator of the Treaty of Guadaloupe Hidalgo, which he succeeded in carrying, Feb. 3, 14 (Congressional Globe, pp. 923, 1212, 1216. 1217), and March 13 and April 19 (Globe, pp. 69, 74, 809)); representation at an international penitentiary congress, March 7 (Globe, p. 13); the removal of the distinction in legisd resolutions, March 15 (Globe, pp. 113, 120); and the payment of claims for French spoliations, to which he invoked the attention of his successor, Mr. Cameron, March 13 (Globe, p. 66). At this as at the previous session, being the oldest senator in continuous service, he moved the appointment of Senator Anthony as President pro
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)
of the New York Tribune, January 22, describes the speech as one of the best and most impressive which he has delivered in the Senate. The Washington Chronicle, March 13, referred to it as something akin to inspiration itself. One of the clerks of the body has written that it was by far the most learned and interesting of any whi of March 9 if he should speak on the subject in the Senate, he answered, The dear old Commonwealth has spoken for me, and that is enough. Washington Chronicle, March 13. he received many letters and calls of congratulation. Whittier wrote, February 17:— The record of the Bay State is now clear. The folly of the extra sesent, after a session of a few moments only, in recognition of Ex-President Fillmore's death. That evening he talked freely to a visitor Washington Chronicle, March 13. of European affairs and friends, of English politics and the new Germany; read aloud in deep rich tones of tender melody Milton's sonnet on the massacre of the