. It was then signed by all present.
During the interval between the call for the Convention and its assembling, regular meetings were held at Barbour's Hotel, where we were stopping, by those who were known to be true to the cause, at which meetings plans were laid and discussed.
There were no white men at the Convention, save the members of our company.
Men and money had both been promised from Chatham and other parts of Canada. When the Convention broke up, news was received that Colonel H. Forbes, who had joined in the movement, had given information to the Government.
This, of course, delayed the time of attack.
A day or two afterwards most of our party took the boat to Cleveland — J. H. Kagi, Richard Realf, William H. Leeman, Richard Robertson, and Captain Brown remaining.
Captain Brown, however, started in a day or two for the East.
Kagi, I think, went to some other town in Canada to set up the type, and to get the Constitution printed, which he completed before he retur
12, 79, 189.
Everett, Mrs., Edward, 12.
Fallersleben, Hoffmann von, 101.
Falstaff, quoted, 174.
Farlow, W. G., 59.
Farrar, Mrs., John, 90.
Fay, Maria, 34, 74, 75.
Fay, S. P. P., 75-
Fayal, Voyage from, 196.
Felton, C. C., 53, 54.
Fichte, J. G., 102.
Fields, J. T., 176, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 292.
Fillmore, Millard, 136.
Finnegan, General, 262.
Fiske, John, 58, 59.
Fitzgerald, Lord, Edward, 66.
Fletcher, Andrew, of Saltoun, 183.
Follen, Charles, 16.
Forbes, Hugh, 220, 221, 222.
Foster, Abby Kelley, 146.
Foster, Dwight, 88.
Foster, S. S., 116, 146, 327.
Fourier, Charles, 101.
Francis, Convers, 100, 101.
Franklin, Benjamin, 16.
Free Church of Worcester, 146.
Freeman, Watson, 155.
Freiligrath, Ferdinand, 100.
French, J. H., 245.
Frithiof's Saga, 101.
B., 44, 005, 006, 175.
Froude, J. A., 272, 277, 278, 279.
Froude, Mrs. J. A., 277.
fugitive Slav epoch, the, 132-166.
Fugitive Slave Law, Passage of, 135.
roject Mr. Higginson and his friends were willing to cooperate and to help raise the needed money.
I am always ready, Higginson wrote to John Brown, to invest money in treason, but at present have none to invest.
At this juncture a certain Hugh Forbes, who had drilled John Brown and his men in guerrilla warfare, threatened to expose his plans unless unreasonable demands for money could be met. Thereupon, the majority of Brown's Boston advisers advocated postponing the whole affair until thel I knew—and whether that would have done good or harm, I cannot now say.
So far as John Brown is concerned, I should like this for an epitaph, The only one of John Brown's friends and advisers who was not frightened by the silly threats of Hugh Forbes into desiring that year's delay which ruined the enterprise.
I had the old man's own assurance that in his secret soul he regarded this delay as an act of timidity—and acted on it only because those who held the purse insisted.
Emerson, George B., asks Higginson to write youthful history of United States, 284, 285; success of history, 286-88.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 68, 129, 193; anecdote about, 87; described, 96, 130; at Anti-Slavery meeting, 201; visit to, 266; influence of, 270; Concord celebration for, 390.
Epictetus, 263, 329, 365, 369, 409.
Faneuil Hall. meetings at, 144.
Farragut, Admiral, 260, 261.
Fayal and the Portuguese, 164, 408.
Fields, James T., 229, 275, 280; letter to, 277.
Forbes, Hugh, threatens Brown's plans, 191, 200.
Francis, Dr., 78.
Free Religious Association, 398; Higginson's address at, 164; his activity in, 268; similar English organization, 336, 337.
Free Soil Party, 89-91, 115.
Frothingham, O. B., 78; on Higginson's style, 156.
Froude, J. A., 323.
Fugitive Slave Law, 111, 114, 144, 148.
Future Life, The, in In After Days, 254, 428.
Galatea Collection founded by Higginson at Boston Public Library, 284.
Galton, Francis, and Higginson, 328