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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. 13 13 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 2: Parentage and Family.—the father. (search)
ained earnestness in the question. One of them was appropriated exclusively to his thoughts upon it from time to time. He attributed to his connection with this controversy some unkind treatment which he received. Sheriff Sumner, while not participating publicly in the abolition movement, was always an antislavery man. His forecast discerned the conflict in which his son was to bear his great part. Tradition and his papers give abundant evidence of his opinions on this subject. About 1820, in a conversation relating to slavery, he said to a neighbor: Our children's heads will some day be broken on a cannon-ball on this question. At another time, rebuking the social aversion to the negro, he said he should be entirely willing to sit on the bench with a negro judge; and when complaint was made of the presence in the schools of children with colored blood, he protested that there was no objection to such association. He recorded himself against the law which prohibited the inte
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 4: College Life.—September, 1826, to September, 1830.—age, 15-19. (search)
ize. Early in his Senior In his Senior year (Sept. 26, 1829), he gave to the College library a copy of Homer, printed in 1531, the first of a series of contributions which ended with his bequest of one-half of his estate and his library and autographs. year he provided himself with a common-place-book. He copied into it extracts from authors and condensed statements of their narrations or opinions. The larger number are from the Retrospective Review, a London magazine, first issued in 1820, and devoted chiefly to early English literature. Some are from Sir John Beaumont's Elegy on the Lady Marquesse of Winchester, printed in Chalmers's English Poets; Massinger's Fatal Dowry; Marston's Antonio and Mellida, and What You Will; Sir Thomas Browne's Vulgar and Common Errors; Butler's Reminiscences; Southey's Book of the Church; Scott's Stories taken from Scottish History, and his Life of Swift; and Bulwer's Paul Clifford. He enjoyed at this time the old English writers, particularl
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 11: Paris.—its schools.—January and February, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
rs. Foelix thought the greater part of the books of the present day were absolutely good for nothing. He excepted Toullier 1752-1835; author of a work in fourteen volumes on The French Civil Law according to the Order of the Code Napoleon. and Pardessus; Jean Marie Pardessus, 1772-1853. His works on commercial and maritime law are of high authority. He took the chair of Commercial Law when it was established, in 1810. He was in the Corps Legislatif from 1807 to 1811, and again from 1820 to 1830. He remained loyal to the Bourbons after the Revolution of 1830, and was then deprived of his professorship. but Duranton Alexandre Duranton, 1783-1866; author of a treatise on Contracts, and also of Commentaries on the Code Civil, in twenty-two volumes, entitled, Cours de Droit Francais suivant le Code Civil. and his twenty volumes he abused heartily, characterizing him as a charlatan, who knew nothing of principles, and who was very much disliked by his brother professors; Oudo
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)
eaning,—to drain from it another drop of its precious wine. In the omitted part of this letter is a description of the trial at Versailles, already given in the Journal. . . . On my return to the city from Versailles, I found an invitation to a soiree for the same evening. I went and enjoyed a most delicious private concert, where there was the choicest music of the voice, the piano, the harp, and the violin, by the most brilliant performers. Adelaide Kemble, She was born in London in 1820, and retired from the stage in 1843, on her marriage to Mr. Sartoris. the sister of Fanny, was there. She has appeared in public but once; and that was some time ago, when her friends deemed it advisable to withdraw her. She sang, another playing the accompaniment; and then she took her place at the piano, and played and sang at the same time. Of course it was Italian music. You know that I am no judge of music, but still I have a heart and pulses which throb under manifestations of human
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 14: first weeks in London.—June and July, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
r of Lord Monteagle (Thomas Spring Rice). the author of Philip Van Artevelde, Babbage, Senior, Lord Lansdowne, Mrs. Lister, Mrs. Lister (Maria Theresa), a sister of Lord Clarendon, was first married to Thomas Henry Lister, who died in 1842. She married, in 1844, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, and died in 1865. She is the author of Lives of the Friends and Contemporaries of Lord Chancellor Clarendon. Spring Rice's Thomas Spring Rice, 1790-1866. He represented Limerick in Parliament from 1820 to 1832, and Cambridge from 1832 to 1839; was Under-Secretary of State of the Home Department in 1827; Secretary of the Treasury from 1830 to 1834; Secretary of State for the Colonies in 1834; Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1835 to September, 1839, when he was appointed Comptroller-General of the Exchequer. He was made a peer, Sept. 5, 1839, with the title of Baron Monteagle. In Parliament he advocated liberal measures. He married for his second wife, in 1841, a daughter of John Marshall
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)
gham, an M. P. who was present, I observed, was quite attentive, and seemed pleased. At the bar dinner, Adolphus, John Leycester Adolphus, 1793-1868; Reporter of the Queen's Bench in association with Thomas Flower Ellis (Macaulay's friend). In 1820, he maintained in a pamphlet Scott's authorship of the Waverley Novels. Life of Lord Denman, Vol. II. p. 244. the reporter, proposed my health, which drew me out in a speech of considerable length,—the longest I have yet made. I should not fail the sturdy and graceful witnesses of centuries, I know much less about. I am the guest of Mr. Ingham, Robert Ingham, M. P., 1832-1841 and 1852-1868, for South Shields near Westoe, where he was born and died. He was educated at Oxford, and in 1820 joined the Northern Circuit. He was not eminent at the bar or in Parliament, but he was a man of sterling worth and attractive personal qualities. He was a bencher of the Inner Temple, and had chambers in King's Bench Walk. In politics he was a