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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 17: London again.—characters of judges.—Oxford.—Cambridge— November and December, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
he regrets that absence on the circuit will prevent his shaking Sumner's hand again, but hopes to renew their acquaintance at no very distant period in the United States. They had interchanged friendly letters before Sumner went abroad. Talfourd, Jan. 4, 1837, acknowledging Sumner's letter of Aug. 15, 1836, sent him two copies of Ion,—one for himself, and another for Dr. Channing, your illustrious fellow-citizen, of whose writings I am a fervid admirer. They had also a common friend in Thomas Brown, ante, Vol. I. p. 156. outdid himself; indeed, I have never seen him in such force. He and Pollock discussed the comparative merits of Demosthenes and Cicero; and Talfourd, with the earnestness which belongs to him, repeated one of Cicero's glorious perorations. Pollock gave a long extract from Homer; and the author of Ion, with the frenzy of a poet, rolled out a whole strophe of one of the Greek dramatists. Theodore looked on in mute admiration, and then told some of his capital stor
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 23: return to his profession.—1840-41.—Age, 29-30. (search)
h of English politics; Robert Ingham, of lawyers and judges on the Northern Circuit, and of Parliament; Milnes, of scholars, new books, and public life; Mrs. Grote, of her husband's studies and friends, and of public affairs; Kenyon, of society and literary men. Morpeth, who was disinclined to letter-writing, wrote to him from time to time,—always with much affection. Occasional letters came from Sir Charles R. Vaughan; H. Bellenden Ker; Henry Reeve; Abraham Hayward; Alexander Cochrane; Thomas Brown; Mrs. Anne B. Montagu; Edward Rushton, of Liverpool; Edward Dowling, Mr. Dowling went in 1840 to Canada, as legal adviser of the Governor-General, and died there in 1844. and others. Thomas Falconer, who visited Texas, and published a book on the Discovery of the Mississippi, wrote frequently while travelling, and while at home at Putney Hall. From Mittermaier, Foelix, and Julius, he also received tidings, —particularly from Mittermaier, who wrote in German. Fay kept him informed of
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 25: service for Crawford.—The Somers Mutiny.—The nation's duty as to slavery.—1843.—Age, 32. (search)
March, 1844; Vol. VI. p. 519. Ray's Report on Insanity; March, 1844; Vol. VI. p. 520. The Number Seven; April, 1844; Vol. VI. p. 529-541. The Reports of the State of New Hampshire; May, 1844; Vol. VII. p. 48-51. Perkins's Edition of Brown's Chancery Reports; May, 1844; Vol. VII. p. 51, 52. American Law Journals; June, 1844; Vol. VII. pp. 65-77. Diversions in Philology. July, 1844; Vol. VII. pp. 155-157. And, at a later period, the following: Wedgewood's Revised Statuterature, ancient and modern, in the most extraordinary fashion, quoting from the Old and New Testaments, Aeschylus, Ovid, Virgil, Homer, Juvenal, Shakspeare, Donne, Milton, Spenser, Dryden, Statius, Cicero, Niebuhr, Tertullian, Aulus Gellius, Sir Thomas Brown, &c It happened that these remarks on The number seven occupied all the space that could be devoted to the subject of the article in a single number of the magazine; it also happened that arrangements had been made to publish an article
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, chapter 30 (search)
n issuing a series of English Chancery Reports. They had already engaged Mr. Perkins, of Salem, to furnish the notes for Brown's Reports; and they applied to Sumner to annotate Vesey, offering two thousand dollars. He was reluctant to enter upon the contract, were inexorable: and so he bent to his task. The publication of the American editions of Vesey, Jr.'s, and Brown's Reports belongs to a period when equity jurisdiction was making its way against prejudice and opposition into our syste wrote, April 9, 1844:— I hope to commence my labors His edition of Vesey's Reports. Mr. Perkins had been editing Brown's Chancery Reports. to-morrow, and already begin to tremble. There are fifty-seven printers whose devilish maws are to bctionately thine, C. S. To J. C. Perkins he wrote, May 27, 1844:— Your dedication Of the American edition of Brown's Chancery Reports. cannot fail to give great pleasure to Mr. Choate. It is a beautiful, and I think a well deserved, tr