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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 12: (search)
the lighter literature, as far as I see it, of poetry or belles-lettres . . . . You will, I hope, be pleased to learn that Lord Mahon has proposed your name as an Honorary Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. You will be united in this with Everett, Prescott, and Bancroft. Lord Mahon, as President of the Society, said at its annual meeting, April 23, 1850: It is also with great pleasure that I find another gentleman from the United States, the author of the excellent History of Spanish Literature, augmenting the list of our honorary members. Five years ago we had not one from that country. At present we have four, namely, Mr. Everett, Mr. Bancroft, Mr. Prescott, and Mr. Ticknor,—an accession of talent and high character of which any society might justly be proud. After reading the book Lord Mahon had opened a correspondence with Mr. Ticknor, whom he had not previously known. Lord Mahon did this without the least suggestion of mine, from being pleased with your book, but I
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 15: (search)
. Brussels, July 30, 1856, and Bonn, August 4. my dear Everett,—I was able to write you only once from London, and then ao Hon. E. Everett. Berlin, September 20, 1856. my dear Everett,—. . . I have been in Leipzig three times, and establishedes appears frequently in his letters. At one time, when Mr. Everett had been under a mistaken impression that Mr. Ticknor have hundred and five dollars. In one of his letters to Mr. Everett, from Rome, he refers to the fact that five sixths of thctive operations of the Library, hoping that his friends Mr. Everett and Mr. Greenough, with the assistance of Mr. Jewett, coing; twenty copies of Smiles's Self Help; twenty copies of Everett's Life of Washington; ten copies of the Life of Amos Lawreeasing to accomplish its true object. On the death of Mr. Everett he was elected by the Trustees President of their Board;reenough, who for ten years had co-operated with him and Mr. Everett in every effort for the wise advancement of the Library.
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 16: (search)
Chapter 16: Visit to Europe for the affairs of the Boston Public Library. London, Brussels, Dresden, Berlin, and Vienna. Verona. Milan. letters to Mr. Prescott, Mr. Everett, Mr. And Mrs. W. S. Dexter, and Mrs. Ticknor. The motives and causes which led Mr. Ticknor to decide on a third visit to Europe have been set forth, as well as the nature of the work he did during the thirteen months it covered. The marriage of his younger daughter to Mr. William Sohier Dexter, which too, and I am imitating the great man in my small way without thinking of it. I will therefore stop, only adding my love to Susan and Elizabeth and all about you. . . . . Yours always, G. T. To Hon. E. Everett. London, July 18, 1856. my dear Everett,—Thank you for your agreeable note of the 2d inst. I am very glad to hear such good news of the Library, and that Mr. Greenough is in your Board. I think you will find him a very efficient person. Things go on equally well here. Many books,
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 20: (search)
try, and yet which can be endured or executed in another part; and the larger we grow the more formidable this difficulty will become. The following note to Mr. Everett derives its interest from the anecdote with which it concludes, of an admirable old man, Mr. Thomas Dowse, who, beginning life as a journeyman leather-dresser, d he often quoted the autobiographical utterance which he records at the end of this note. To Hon. E. Everett. Park Street, December 10, 1858. my dear Everett,—. . . If I had known that you intended to use Mr. Dowse's account of his youth to me in your most agreeable and interesting lecture last night, When Mr. EverMr. Everett had delivered a eulogy on Mr. Dowse, before the Massachusetts Historical Society. I would have given it to you in writing. One or two of the items of his economies I cannot remember; but for the others I will give you, on the next leaf, what I believe are the ipsissima verba of the old man, as he stood just by where I am now w