d had three children born, one of whom died in infancy.
And it is not to be wondered at, therefore, that under these varied achievements, requiring so much time, strength, and ardent endeavor, his health began to fail and rest was needed.
So, in 1833, he went to Europe, sailing November 1, 1833, in ship Erie from New York.
There are suggestions in the scrap-book and in his writings of experiences he had, and of people
I have letters to Miss Edgeworth, Mrs. Hemans, Miss Lucy Aiken, Miss Marnt to demand action that would lead to better teachers and better schools, and to this work, for which he was especially adapted, Charles Brooks gave three of the best years of his life.
Now we left Mr. Brooks a while ago, sailing for Europe in 1833.
Let us return to him and hear him tell in his own words how he was led to take up this work.
At a literary soiree in London, August, 1834, I met Dr. H. Julius of Hamburg, then on his way to the United States, having