romised, in eighty years there would not be a gentleman left in the country.
Richard Henry Dana, A Biography, by Charles Francis Adams, vol.
i. p. 71.
The Boston men of that day revealed their inner thought to foreigners more than to their ownto guide it, by the ethical spirit.
At a dinner for Morpeth at Abbott Lawrence's, Judge Story talked high conservatism.
Adams's Biography of Dana, vol.
i. p. 30. Thackeray, whose visit was a few years later, found a vast amount of toryism and donconcerned,—the former wanting in courage, and the latter exhibiting a partisan zeal in supporting the Fugitive Slave Act. Adams's Biography of Dana, vol.
i. pp. 186, 196. The representative newspaper was the Daily Advertiser, long directed by a pubife of Ticknor, vol.
II. p. 235. The social exclusion practised by Ticknor on Sumner and antislavery men is mentioned in Adams's Biography of Dana, vol.
i. pp. 128. 176, 177.
It will be seen that Judge William Kent, though as ill-affected toward
ner in which they should meet it. On May 27 there was a conference in Boston at the office of C. F. Adams, where were present Adams, S. C. Phillips, Sumner, Wilson, E. R. Hoar, E. L. Keyes, F. W. Birand strong.
All the speakers united in renouncing old party ties.
None did this better than C. F. Adams.
Sumner's speech was a brief one.
There was the manly form of Charles Sumner in the spleed by impartial spectators at not less than ten thousand, and even as high as forty thousand. C. F. Adams was called to the chair.
A part of the delegates had been chosen with method, and with deferhould be chosen, and cordially approved the selection of Mr. Dana in his stead.
Letters to C. F. Adams, July 30 and 31, in manuscript; Adams's Biography of Dana, vol.
i. pp. 135, 136. His interes of Massachusetts have held two reunions,—one, Aug. 9, 1877, at Downer Landing, Hingham, with C. F. Adams presiding; and another, June 28, 1888, at the Parker House in Boston.
with E. L. Pierce in t