ng the early members, as we run down the list for the first thirty years: J. Mellen, Esq., A. Craigie, Esq., James Munroe, Sidney Willard, William Hilliard, Esq., Thomas Lee, Esq., Samuel Child, Jr., Charles Folsom, Esq., Hon. Joseph Story, Stephen Higginson, Esq., Dr. F. J. Higginson, Rev. Thomas W. Coit, Jonas Wyeth, Jr., John G. Palfrey, William Newell, Nehemiah Adams, R. H. Dana, Ebenezer Francis, Jr., Andrews Norton, Alexander H. Ramsay, Richard M. Hodges, William Saunders, J. B. Dana, C. Israel Porter, E. W. Metcalf, James Munroe, A. Biglow, Sidney Willard, William Hilliard, William Brown, T. L. Jennison, Asahel Stearns, W. J. Whipple,* Abel Willard,* James Brown, Charles Folsom, Joseph Story, Josiah Quincy, William Wells, Stephen Higginson, James Hayward, N. J. Wyeth, William Watriss,* F. J. Higginson, Joseph Foster, Thomas W. Coit, Otis Danforth, John Farrar.
Those marked with a star are single men.
It may have seemed to the members that this legislation was rather more
dited by C. Cushing, 45, 48; G. apprentice, 35; describes G.'s Amesbury lecture, 208; letter from G., 209.
Herald (N. Y.), on Boston mob, 2.27, on India free-cotton, 393.
Herald of Freedom (Concord), property of N. H. A. S. S., 2.343; edited by N. P. Rogers, 158, 268, 386, 428; notices Clerical Appeal, 167; communication from J. Le Bosquet, 271.
Heyrick, Elizabeth, Letters on Colonial Slavery, 1.145, 146, 158, 277.
Hicks, Elias [1748-1830], 2.160.
Hickson, W. E., 2.394.
Higginson, Stephen, 2.98.
Hildreth, Richard [1807-1865], 2.414.
Hillard, George Stillman [1808-1879], career, 2.99; A. S. vote, 103; at Lovejoy meeting, 189.
Hilton, John Telemachus, welcomes G. home, 2.407, 409, 42.
Hilton, Lavinia, 2.12.
Himes, Joshua V., Rev., opposes Am. Union for the Relief, etc., 1.469; calls meeting Non-Resistance Society, 2.327; at Groton Convention, 421, at Chardon St., 425, 427.
Hinton, Frederick A. [b. North Carolina], 1.342, on effect of G.'s address to colored
Separatists said, Farewell, Rome!
But we will say, Farewell, dear England!
Farewell, the Christian church in England, and all the Christian friends there!
My father had been, like his father before him,--also named Stephen Higginson, and a member of the Continental Congress in 1783, --among the leading merchants of Boston, until Jefferson's embargo brought a great change in his fortunes.
He had been unsurpassed in those generous philanthropies which have given Bostonesiding at large dinner-parties and at the sumptuous evening entertainments, then more in vogue than now. It was the recorded verdict of the Hon. George Cabot, the social monarch of that day in Boston, that no one received company better than Mrs. Higginson, and those who knew the unfailing grace and sweetness of her later manner can well believe it. She had at this time in their freshness certain points of physical beauty which she retained unusually unimpaired until her latest years — a noble
Herttell, s,Thomas, 6.
Higginson, Barbara, 80.
Higginson, F. J., 123.
Higginson, Francis, 4, 114, 130.
Higginson, John, 123.
Higginson, Louisa (Storrow), 8, 10, 34, 160.
Higginson, Louisa Susan, 101.
Higginson, Stephen, senior, 4; description of, by W. H. Channing, 43.
Higginson, Stephen, junior, 4.
Higginson, T. W., birth and home, 3; school days, 19; college life, 42; residence at Brookline, 81; favorite reading, 92, 102; love of natural history, 24, Higginson, Stephen, junior, 4.
Higginson, T. W., birth and home, 3; school days, 19; college life, 42; residence at Brookline, 81; favorite reading, 92, 102; love of natural history, 24, 194; first publications, 101, 102; post-collegiate study, go; residence at Newburyport, 112, 127; interest in Woman's Rights, 120; early anti.slavery influences, 126; residence at Worcester, 130, 146; fugitive slave events, 139; speech at Tremont Temple, 142; editorial writing, 145; first magazine articles, 172; first contribution to Atlantic monthly, 171; perilous versatility, 182; Young Folks' history of United States, 186; love of athletic exercises, 194; school committee work, 193; first boo
nant figure in smallclothes.
His son, Stephen Higginson, Jr., Wentworth's father, was a successful s an adopted daughter into the family of Stephen Higginson.
She wrote in 1832, recalling her early
When I was fourteen years of age, he [Mr. Higginson] returned from Europe, and I shall never fall-important factor in this household was Mrs. Higginson's older sister, Anne, who was universally ng commonly known as Aunt Nancy.
Wentworth Higginson always spoke of her affectionately as the ausor Charles Eliot Norton, in a letter to Colonel Higginson in 1904, says of these sisters: They [yoot long after his financial misfortunes, Stephen Higginson was called from Bolton, where he had tem the Phi Beta Kappa Society, June, 1904, Colonel Higginson thus spoke of his father:— He planned a came the old leather fire-bucket which Colonel Higginson purchased and hung in his Cambridge home
The house which the college built for Stephen Higginson on Kirkland Street, Cambridge, then call
y account of, 29, 30; exhibition at, 33, 34; Higginson represents, at Winchester, Eng., 360-62.
, Life and Times of, 427; begun, 392.
Higginson, Stephen, 3d, father of T. W. H., account of. 1, ge, 8, 9; son's verses about, 8.
Higginson, Stephen, brother of T. W. H., 11, 18.
Storrow, Louisa, birth, 5; marries Stephen Higginson, 5. See also Higginson, Louisa Storrow. Higginson, Louisa Storrow.
Storrow, Capt., Thomas, of the British army, 2; sketch of, 3, 4.
Storrow, Thomas Wentworth, unna, 334.
Swinburne, A. C., on Lowell, 336; Higginson visits, 359, 360.
Sympathy of Religions, 109.
Thaxter, Levi, 45, 57; friendship for Higginson, 23; and Isles of Shoals, 108, 109; the Higg, 259, 260, 373, 374.
Tyndall, John, 335; Higginson hears, 324; letter from, 327.
Underwood, F. H., and Atlantic, 155; Higginson's protest to, 158.
Up the St. Mary's, 251, 409.
Vere, Au birthplace, 341.
Walker, Brig.-Gen., and Higginson, 227, 228.
Ward, Julia, 26. See also Howe