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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 38: repeal of the Missouri Compromise.—reply to Butler and Mason.—the Republican Party.—address on Granville Sharp.—friendly correspondence.—1853-1854. (search)
sed. Gales, of the National Intelligencer, took exception, in an elaborate criticism, to Sumner's construction of his official oath, and maintained the duty of a member of Congress to abide by the construction announced by the Supreme Court October 14, 21. Sumner replied at length, October 22, to the effect that the court did not consider itself bound beyond the judgment in the case pending; that the decision was only a precedent subject to being overruled even by the same court, and should six years had been familiar to the public,—the volume of abuse falling as usual most heavily on Wilson. Advertiser, July 17, 20; August 2, 5, 8, 15, 31; September 5, 8. Atlas, July 1, 22, 24, 26, 27, 28; August 10; September 4, 15, 18, 20; October 14. Journal, June 30; July 19, 22; August 14, 22, 31; September 6, 8, 9. The Atlas (September 8) called Wilson the ambitious and unscrupulous leader of the Free Soilers. Even after the Know Nothing victory in the autumn, the Whig journals, in d
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 41: search for health.—journey to Europe.—continued disability.—1857-1858. (search)
he Duke of Sutherland. at eight o'clock in the morning, where I found a carriage from the castle. On arrival went to bed, and did not appear till lunch at two o'clock; the duchess welcomed me most kindly; after lunch walked in the grounds; at her request planted a tree, a Mount Atlas cedar; dinner at eight o'clock; then games with the children,—the post, a kind of blind man's buff. Here were Lord and Lady Blantyre, Lord and Lady Grosvenor, Lord and Lady Bagot, Lord and Lady Stafford. October 14. Breakfast at ten o'clock; rambled in the grounds with the duchess; went aboard the screw yacht to see the duke and some of the family off for Inverness; then a drive and ramble to the glen; lunch; then drive up the Mountain,—all with the duchess, four horses and outrider; dinner at eight o'clock; several new-comers,—among others, Mrs. Hay Mackenzie, the mother of Lady Stafford. October 15. Prayers in the morning by the duchess; breakfast; the duchess took me this morning four miles to <
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)
first time in a political campaign. One day he sought Mount Auburn, lately unfamiliar to him, and wrote to William Story, August 10:— Yesterday I was at Mount Auburn, especially to see the statues in the chapel. I had not been there for years. I was pleased with them all; but yours [of Judge Story] seemed to me more beautiful than ever, both as portrait and as art. I doubt if there be a finer statue in existence. The grounds about are well filled with marbles and stones, such as they are; but the chief ornament was the trees and shrubbery, which were beautiful. By the side of your family were flowers showing constant care. A note to Dr. Palfrey, October 14, relates to a book included in his diversions:— I have just read the most masterly, learned, profound, and multum in parvo survey of the reign of Charles II., by Buckle. I think it cannot fail to interest you. Here are Evelyn, Pepys, Macaulay, and one hundred others, all in their essence. End of vol. I