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George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 52 52 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)
his pupils. It has been said of him that no teacher had a higher character for scholarship, manners, elegance, and piety. While of a kindly nature and beloved by his pupils, he maintained discipline and respect for authority after the old style. He died, June 25, 1835, at the age of eighty-nine. History of Andover, by Abiel Abbot, Andover, 1829; Allen's American Biographical Dictionary. Edmund Quincy, in his Life of Josiah Quincy, p. 28, says of Mr. Pemberton: This gentleman lived till 1836, and was past ninety when he died. I well remember the handsome old man, and the beautiful picture of serene and venerable age which he presented, seeming in old-world courtesy and costume to have stepped out of the last century into this, and the pride with which he spoke of the eminent men who had been his pupils, and especially of his having offered two presidents-Kirkland and Quincy to Harvard. A sketch of Mr. Pemberton, written by Charles Pinckney Sumner, is printed in the Daily Advert
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 4: College Life.—September, 1826, to September, 1830.—age, 15-19. (search)
e took in hand, seeking the right and pursuing it without regard to public opinion. He was thoroughly equipped for the station which he reached; and the world knows how well he acquitted himself. In his vacations, Sumner saw something of country life, walking once to Hanover, with his friend William H. Simmons, and occasionally passing a few days with his father's uncle, William Sumner, who lived on what is now River Street, in Hyde Park, then a part of Dorchester. This relative died in 1836, at the age of eighty-seven. The Neponset River flows just in the rear of his house. Near by were then forests and pastures, where now are streets and dwelling-houses. Sumner rowed on the river, strolled over the fields, took long walks to Scots' Woods, the seashore at Squantum, and once, at least, made the ascent of Blue Hill. He joined the farmers when, with their hay-carts, they went for the salt hay they had cut on the marshes of the Neponset. He seems to have had a boy's passion for
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)
. He rendered the same service in the winters of 1836-37, and in the last-named year had the chief respons which is a part of Vol. IX. of the series. In 1835-36, he prepared the indexes to the two volumes of Story'III. p. 490. and a treatise on the Law of Sales. In 1836, he was urged to edit Chitty's treatise on Criminal e Browne. Sumner's time was much occupied, in 1835-36, in revising and completing Dunlap's Admiralty Practiiend and the accuracy of an excellent lawyer. In 1836, Sumner was much interested in the proposed codificaer took no part in politics. His letters written in 1836 make no reference to the political canvass of that yhor, who sailed for the West Indies in the summer of 1836, to take charge of it in case of the latter's death. Martineau at the time of her visit to Boston in 1835-36, and in a letter to Judge Story she spoke of him and sms. Contributed by Sumner to Daily Atlas, Jan 6, 1836. Since that was written, the magazines for November
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)
ing (plaidoyer), and the presiding judge putting a series of questions which have been digested beforehand. Neither judge nor lawyer is obliged to watch the currents of the heady fight, as with us, where almost every word of testimony makes its way against the serried objections of opposing counsel. As ever affectionately yours, Chas. Sumner. Journal. March 31, 1838. A day or two since I received an invitation to breakfast with M. Demetz, Frederic Auguste Demetz, 1796-1873. In 1836 he visited the United States, accompanied by an architect, for the purpose of inspecting our prisons; and became a convert to the cellular system of Pennsylvania. In 1840 he renounced the profession of the law, in order to found and administer the famous Reform School for Boys at Mettray, upon the family system, known as The Agricultural and Penitentiary Colony; and he remained steadfast in this work until his death. Lord Brougham, in Parliament, pronounced Mettray in itself sufficient for
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 14: first weeks in London.—June and July, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
ckpit); have sat with my friend, Mr. Senior, Nassau William Senior, 1790-1864. He was appointed Master in Chancery, in 1836. His writings, on topics of Political Economy, are various; and he was for several years professor of that science at Oxf, by the title of Lady Stratheden. She was married to Sir John Campbell in 1821; was made a peeress in her own right in 1836, with the title of Baroness Stratheden; and died in 1860. See reference to her being raised to the peerage in Life of Lor Charles Christopher Pepys, 1781-1851. He became Solicitor-General in 1833, Master of Rolls in 1834, Lord Chancellor in 1836, and a peer with the title of Baron Cottenham. He held the seal, with a brief interval, until June, 1850, when he resigneexertion for fifteen months. Dr. L. told me that he had practised a great deal before Lord Stowell, William Scott, 1745-1836. He was the brother of Lord Eldon, and distinguished as Judge of the High Court of Admiralty. and that he was the greates
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)
ishop of Durham has to preside. I was also invited; but went, as it were, incog., being unwilling to make myself an object for attention. What was my surprise when the Bishop of Durham, Edward Malthy, 1770-1859. He became Bishop of Durham in 1836. A note of the Bishop, written Dec. 22, 1838, refers to Sumner's visit to Auckland Castle, and desires it to be repeated. Another, of March 15, 1839, invites him to dine at 28 Curzor Street, London proposing the health of the distinguished foreibland, noble gentleman, of seventy. He and Bell are both clerks of Session, as Scott was; so that they are entirely comfortable. Robertson, who has written a work on Personal Succession, David Robertson; his work was published at Edinburgh in 1836, and dedicated to Lord Brougham. had it all printed and just ready to be published, when he met your work: being a man of fortune, he determined not to go before the world without the lights derived from you; and accordingly cancelled all his shee