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Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 18 18 Browse Search
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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 13 13 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 1: Ancestry. (search)
of the college laws, he be admitted into the present Freshman Class. His most distinguished classmate was Nathan Dane, who reported in Congress the ordinance of 1787 for the government of the North-west Territory, by which a vast domain was saved to freedom. Rev. Samuel Langdon had become president of the college, July 18, 177h the rank of an ensign. He had already acquired some knowledge of the drill in a college company, called the Marti-Mercurian Band, which existed in the years 1770-87, Reminiscences of the Old College Company, or Marti-Mercurian Band, in Columbian Centinel, Boston, April 2, 1828, by Charles Pinckney Sumner. References to this cnd his relatives in Milton. When in Massachusetts, he was usually the guest of Daniel Vose, at whose house in Milton he had lived before he entered college. In 1787, Governor John Hancock appointed him a justice of the peace,—a distinction then less common than now. Before Major Sumner entered upon his duties as commissione
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 2: Parentage and Family.—the father. (search)
uildings. The railroad goes close to your native mansion. The large rock and the grape-vine that were in the garden still remain, but the garden is no more a garden. There are no currant bushes; nor is that lead-lined, square box to be found in which your father caught the rain as it fell, and measured its depth and noted it down in his meteorological table. The fence of your front yard is entirely gone. Those beautiful elms are cut down, and no trace of them remains. From the summer of 1787 to that of 1792, the house, the elms, the woodland (half-way up the road to the academy), and the fields around, all looked beautiful to my eye. That pump is gone that stood in the low ground of the common, between your house and the meeting-house. How often have I seen your mother, your brother, and your sister go by that pump or near it, in your orderly walk together on the Sabbath, to and from the meeting-house! Josiah Quincy, on the occasion of the death, in December, 1858, of Mrs. St
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 8: early professional life.—September, 1834, to December, 1837.—Age, 23-26. (search)
its text Professor Greenleaf's inaugural discourse, and giving a history of the school, with a tribute to Nathan Dane, a living benefactor; Mr. Dane, author of An Abridgment and Digest of American Law, and framer of the celebrated ordinance of 1787, for the government of the North-west Territory, died shortly after, Feb. 15, 1835, at the age of eighty-three. The Advocates' Library in Edinburgh, April, 1835, Vol.. XIII. pp. 382-389.—which dwells upon the necessity of law libraries to meet and Wolowski, American Jurist, April, 1835, Vol. XIII. p. 483; Oct. 1835, Vol. XIV. p. 489. both of Paris; Dr. Julius American Jurist, Oct. 1837, Vol. XVIII. pp. 254-258. of Berlin; Professor Mittermaier Karl Joseph Anton Mittermaier. 1787-1867. of Heidelberg; and Arthur J. Johnes of Lincoln's Inn, London. Mr. Johnes had recently written a small volume on the Reform of the Court of Chancery, proposing the amalgamation of law and equity, which attracted Sumner's attention. Americ
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 11: Paris.—its schools.—January and February, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
t of them) kept their hats on. Many of them were men considerably advanced, certainly beyond the age of students. At the Sorbonne I also heard Constant Prevost 1787-1856. on geology, and Lenormant on ancient history. The former lectured in the same room that had been occupied by Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire. He appeared to be abou of red ribbon in one of the upper button-holes on the left lapel of their coats. At the École de Droit to-day I heard Delzers Joseph Francois Casimir Delzers, 1787-; a writer upon criminal law and criminal and civil procedure, and a professor from 1823 to 1857. on Procedure Civile. He was a man with hard features, of about fias tardy. He did not always address the patients in the mildest terms. From this set of wards we passed to the wards of Louis, Pierre Charles Alexandre Louis, 1787-1872; an eminent pathologist and author of various works on medical subjects. He retired front practice in 1854. where were patients who required simply medical t
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 12: Paris.—Society and the courts.—March to May, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
s Philippe, receiving the charter in 1830, in which are portraits of most of the leading men of that period,—Lafayette, Constant, Henri Benjamin Constant (Constant de Rebecque), 1767-1830; a distinguished political writer and editor. Guizot, 1787-1874. Laffitte, &c. The picture is historically interesting, but as a work of art there is little in it to excite admiration. Each of the ministers had a red portfolio, which gives occasion to the newspapers to speak of the contest for the portfod Mr. Wilks, I wrote it. Singular accident that I should pass from one man to the very person who had flayed him, as it were, through the public press! April 1. This evening went to the Theatre Porte St. Martin to see Mademoiselle Georges, 1787-1867. She began to perform in Paris, in 1802 in Clytemnestra. She was attached, at one time, to the Imperial Theatre at St. Petersburg. She played at Dresden and Erfurt before Napoleon and Alexander. From 1821 to 1847 she performed chiefly in P
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 14: first weeks in London.—June and July, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
inst the American colonists). He became a successful debater in the House of Commons; was Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1806-7; Lord President of the Council, 1830-41 and 1846-52. He was an enlightened statesman; supported the abolition of slavery, edited Selections from Landor's writings. I know you admire his genius. I first met him at Mr. Kenyon's; John Kenyon, 1787-1856; the inheritor of a large fortune, and friend of many men of letters; the author of A Day at Tivoli, and other poems.ncluded by proposing the health of the judges of England,—always honorable, impartial, and learned. Mr. Charles Phillips 1787-1859. He was born in Sligo; removed to London in 1821, where he was often counsel in criminal trials, and became, in 1846,eared by the Radicals, on account of his prudence. I told the editor of the Spectator (Mr. Rintoul) Robert S. Rintoul, 1787-1855; the founder of the Spectator. He was previously editor of the Dundee Advertiser. that I thought the better way was
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 15: the Circuits.—Visits in England and Scotland.—August to October, 1838.—age, 27. (search)
t anew at every resting-place. I have just read it over, and again feel thankful that you devoted so much time to me. In all my present happiness a letter from a friend comes to gild my joy. Let me first answer the matters suggested by your letter. I will examine Lord Hale's manuscript, and will have a copy taken only in the event that I find it contains views and arguments which I think important in illustration of the Admiralty jurisdiction . . . . Baron Alderson Edward Hall Alderson, 1787-1857; a reporter with Barnewall, 1817-1822; a judge of the Common Pleas, 1830-34; and of the Exchequer, 1834-57. Sumner dined with him at his house in Park Crescent, and by his invitation with the bar of the Northern Circuit. In a note, he proposed to call for Sumner and show him our business in Chambers, of which few people know any thing, either in England or America. is the first Equity judge in the Court of Exchequer, and unquestionably a very great judge. Sumner wrote to Hillard, Au