ched with his company, and were used at the battle of Bunker Hill.
This account is in some respects clearly inaccurate, and it is altogether incommensurate with the importance of the act. The assault was made, not on the 12th, but on the night of the 13th or 14th of December—for there is some conflict of authority on this point, and there is nothing to show that any act of treasonable hostility preceded it. Sparks, in his Life of Sullivan, gives practically the same details, and Bancroft, Botta, and Bryant make only an allusion to the event.
In the course of several papers read before the Massachusetts Historical Society, defending Sullivan from aspersions of subsequent disloyalty to the American cause, Mr. Thomas C. Amory, of Boston, who is a grandnephew of the general, furnishes many additional and interesting particulars besides those already quoted; but none of these writers has correlated the facts of the attack, and the exceedingly momentous consequences that directly procee
0; in 1819, 315, 316 and note; condition in 1839, Il 188, 203.
Boston Provident Institution for Savings, G. T. Trustee of, I. 379 note.
Boston Public Library, II. 284 and note, 299-320; G. T.'s peculiar views on, 300-303, 304, 306, 307, 316, 319, 320; building for, 308; G. T. goes to Europe for, 311-317; gifts of books to, 318 note, 319; President of Trustees, 320; interest in, 333, 388, 351, 381, 82, 400, 409, 446, 487 and note.
Boswell, James, I. 53, 55
Boswell, junior, I. 58.
Botta, C. G. ., 1. 164.
Bottiger, K. A., I. 456, 457.
Boucheron, II. 42.
Bouverie, Hon. E., I. 148, 363.
Bowditch, Dr., Nathaniel, I. 816, 871, 891, 405, II. 190, 464.
Bowring, Dr. (Sir John), II. 66.
Bradford, Charles Frederick, letter to, Il 467 and note.
Brandes, C. A., I. 178, II. 325.
Brandes, Dr., Karl, II. 813, 314, 331.
Brassier, M., I. 501.
Breme, Marquis de, I. 161, 164.
Breton, General, II. 376.
Bridgeman, Laura, II. 194, 195.
Bright, H. A., II. 400.
of Spain, 5, 202.
Borsieri, an Italian patriot, 120.
Boston, Mrs. Howe spends the summer of 1842-43 near, 81; her first years in, 144-187; its workers and thinkers, 150; high level of society in, 251. Boston Radical Club, 208; founded, 281; its essayists: subjects discussed, 282; John Weiss at, 283, 284; Athanase Coquerel at, 284-286; Mrs. Howe reads her paper on Polarity before, 311.
Bostwick, Professor, his historicalcharts, 14.
Bothie of Toper-na-Fuosich, Clough's, 184.
Botta, Prof., speaks on Aristotle, 408.
Boutwell, Gov. George S., attends Mrs. Howe's lecture in Washington, 309.
Bowery Theatre, fire in, 16.
Bowling Green, early recollections of, 4.
Bowring, Sir, John, 331; speaks at woman's peace crusade meeting in London, 341.
Boyesen, Prof. H. H., speaks on Aristotle, 408.
Bracebridge, Charles N., 136; travels in Egypt with Florence Nightingale, 188.
Bracebridge, Mrs. C. N., 136; her opinion of Florence Nightingale, 137; travels in Egypt wit