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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 30: addresses before colleges and lyceums.—active interest in reforms.—friendships.—personal life.—1845-1850. (search)
as the subject of controversy in the Daily News, a local paper at Newport, R. I., after its delivery in that town. March 1, 1849; and the articles were republished as a pamphlet. Rev. Charles T. Brooks replied in the News to Sumner's conservative critic. The phrase chiefly objected to by the critic does not appear in the address as printed, and the passage was probably misapprehended. When published, in 1849, it was commended by E. P. Whipple, Rev. R. C. Waterston, Rev. John Weiss, and H. D. Gilpin. Sumner's Fourth of July oration, his three college addresses, and his lecture on White Slavery in the Barbary States belong to the period of the Mexican War, including in that period its immediate causes and results. The reader, who a generation or more later would come into full sympathy with the orator and realize his power over his audiences, must keep in view the conditions of that period,—American slavery with a bolder front than ever, and a war for its extension in prospect or
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 43: return to the Senate.—the barbarism of slavery.—Popular welcomes.—Lincoln's election.—1859-1860. (search)
in the very arm-chair in which he then sat, he breathed his last, on Wednesday evening last, 28 December. For once Sumner came home for the Christmas and New Year holidays. While at home he was presented by James Freeman Clarke, George W. Bond. and others with an interesting souvenir,—a dessert service of knives and forks once belonging to Lajos Batthyanyi, the Hungarian patriot. On his return, while at Mr. Furness's in Philadelphia, he called with Mr. Allibone on an old friend, Henry D. Gilpin, an invalid with but few days in store, cheering him with a report of the kind inquiries made concerning him by the Grotes and other English friends. He declined at the time two invitations in New York city,—one to address the New England Society, dressed by Mr. Evarts; and the other to speak in the Academy of Music, given by Greeley, C. A. Dana, H. C. Bowen, and Oliver Johnson. Warned by physicians and friends to enter slowly into the excitement of debate, Among bills and resoluti