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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Chapter 1: Cambridge and Newburyport (search)
plied I, for the place has been conceded to him by persons in all external advantages his superior — Wendell Phillips, Mrs. Chapman, E. Quincy. From Phillips, said Whittier, that deference is something, but not from Mrs. Chapman. She has been GarMrs. Chapman. She has been Garrison's evil genius and acted through him her own plans. I protested against this and spoke strongly of her power, her magnetic influence, her appearance, etc. Ah, said he, very earnestly, and sighing also, she once had that power over me, but . . I am sorry to hear it, but it may not be necessarily inconsistent with the grand qualities which I have admired in Mrs. Chapman. He afterwards added, I told her also that to make use of private letters, as she did, in public controversy, was something I would never be guilty of in any cause. I remember [hearing] long ago that Mrs. Chapman and Whittier were not on speaking terms; but I never heard him mention her before. Long afterward I adverted to this subject with Wendell Phillip
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Chapter 2: the Worcester period (search)
I thought a great compliment. Cataract House, Niagara Skaneateles is a small, beautiful village, on the lake; there I stayed in a fine great house with a rich English family of Quakers (I always happen among Quakers). The old lady, a widow, touched me to the heart by constantly referring to my dear husband so tenderly — till I at last found that she was a regular Tartar and had nearly tormented that gentleman's On Thanksgiving Day, 1854, this letter was written from Worcester to Mrs. Chapman, a prominent abolitionist and reformer: You are aware that the Burns case, or its consequences, cannot yet be regarded as over. Our trials on the State process have been constantly delayed by the pressure of cases under the liquor law (which by statute takes precedence of all others), and as those cases do not diminish, the District Attorney almost despairs of ever reaching ours, and would gladly throw them up if he with propriety could do so. The United States processes are only j
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Index. (search)
Canada, descriptions of, 94-98. Carlyle, Thomas, 322. Channing, Barbara, sketch of, 64, 65. Channing, Ellery, quoted, 7; on Emerson, 42; on Thoreau, 42, 43. Channing, Mrs., Susan, 255. Channing, William Henry, at Rochester, 66, 67. Chapman, Mrs. Maria W., described by Whittier, 9-11; letter to, 68, 69. Child, Mrs., Lydia Maria, 82. Civil War, preparation at Worcester for, 154, 155; Bull Run, 156; Manassas, 157; Fort Donelson, 165, 166; Union sentiment at South, 166; anxiety, 1 temperance, 41, 42, 55, 56, 80; at Worcester, 44-182, 221-23; on Sir Charles Grandison, 44, 45; and H. W. Beecher, 45-48; and Samuel Longfellow, 47-49; exchanges pulpits, 51, 52, 59; and Theodore Parker, 53, 54; and Lucy Stone, 55, 59-63; and Mrs. Chapman, 68, 69; and Anthony Burns, 68, 81; and Stephen Foster, 69, 70; arrested, 70; and the Quakers, 73-77; and disunion, 77-79; and Barnum, 80, 81; and the John Browns, 77, 84-88; and Sanborn, 86; preaching, 91; notes on contemporaries, 93, 94; in