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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 265 265 Browse Search
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) 152 152 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 53 53 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 46 46 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 42 42 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 31 31 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 28 28 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 28 28 Browse Search
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. 17 17 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 16 16 Browse Search
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Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, IX: the Atlantic Essays (search)
best result of S. L.'s [Samuel Longfellow] visit [to Europe] was to transform Thalatta from a past vision to a future reality. . . . We planned it six years ago and now Europe has revived it all in Sam and he has proposed it once more to James T. Fields (Ticknor & Co.) and that bold youth (also fresh from Europe, these two having visited the Brownings together) consented. So the book is to begin to be printed in February and between now and then what copying and debating and selecting! In 1859, the famous Atlantic dinner was given to Mrs. Stowe, which Colonel Higginson has described in Cheerful Yesterdays. To his mother he thus reported a conversation on this occasion with Dr. Holmes:— He [Holmes] was very pleasant and cordial to me, but turned upon me when I refused a cigar. What, said he, you don't smoke? No, said I. Then, said he, you unquestionably chew the betel-nut. I told him I was fond of nuts and also of beetles, but preferred my botany and entomology separate.
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, XVI: the crowning years (search)
and had given substantial aid to establish him in business when he was released. His own account of this bit of good fortune is found in his diary:— May 2. Received from Mrs. check for $500 for two notes of her brother for $123 dated about 1859 . . . having long held them as worthless, this being with compound interest at perhaps 4 pr. ct. though the notes were without interest. . .Great surprise. In June the invalid was transported to Dublin, and in July made the following note:— the right direction and refusing any prominent place in the movement. I remember that Dr. Edward Hale and I both took this same position in a similar organization formed by Edward Bellamy in his time. His social creed, as stated in a letter dated 1859, would have equally fitted the succeeding years:— Every year makes me, at least, more democratic, with less reverence for the elect and more faith in the many. During the winter of 1911, strength gradually failed, though interest in the <
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, Bibliography (search)
thly, Nov.) Same. (In his Outdoor Papers. 1863.) Romance of History. (In Liberty Bell.) (Comp. with Mrs. Lucy Stone.) Woman's Rights Almanac for 1858. 1859 (Worcester) The Rationale of Spiritualism. Pph. The Results of Spiritualism: A Discourse, New York, March 6. Pph. Ought Women to learn the Alphabet? (I VII. Murder of the Innocents. (In Atlantic Monthly, Sept.) Same. (In his Outdoor Papers. 1863.) 1860 (Worcester) A Visit to John Brown's Household in 1859. (In Redpath. Public Life of Captain John Brown.) Def. II. Maroons of Jamaica. (In Atlantic Monthly, Feb.) Same. (In his Travellers and Outlaws. 1889.) An Evening with Mrs. Hawthorne. Lydia Maria Child. Helen Jackson (H. H.) John Holmes. Thaddeus William Harris. A Visit to John Brown's Household in 1859. William Lloyd Garrison. Wendell Phillips. Charles Sumner. Dr. Howe's Anti-Slavery Career. Ulysses Simpson Grant. The Eccentricities of Refo