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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 2 0 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 15: the Circuits.—Visits in England and Scotland.—August to October, 1838.—age, 27. (search)
nt from 1832 to 1835; succeeded Francis Jeffrey, in 1834, as Lord-Advocate, and, losing the office in a few months, resumed it in 1835, and was raised to the bench in 1839 as a Lord of Session. He died March 7, 1859, in his eighty-first year, at his residence on Great Stuart Street, Edinburgh. Save Brougham, he was the last survivor of that company of men who distinguished the society of Edinburgh during the first third of the present century,—Jeffrey, Brougham, Playfair, Sydney Smith, Francis Horner, Thomas Brown, and Henry Cockburn. A note of Sydney Smith, introducing Sumner to the Lord-Advocate, was forwarded to the latter, and was at once recognized by welcoming Sumner to Strachur Park, near Inverary, with directions to come by Loch Lomond, Tarbet, and Cairnclan. In London, he afterwards invited Sumner to take tea at 1 Parliament Place, with Sydney Smith and Harriet Martineau as expected guests. It was Murray who gave the motto, at which Sydney Smith laughed,—Judex damnatur cum
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 22: England again, and the voyage home.—March 17 to May 3, 1840. —Age 29. (search)
d. Stevenson, who sat by my side, like myself, was much gratified with it. To George S. Hillard. Portsmouth, April 4, 1840. dear Hillard,—This will go by the Great Western, which sails the fifteenth of this month, She arrived at New York, May 3,—the same day with the Wellington. and perhaps may reach you even before I have that pleasure. I saw more of London than I expected, and enjoyed it much. My last dinner was on Thursday with Hallam; where were Milman, Babbage, Hayward, Francis Horner, &c. I have parted with many friends, and have received the most affectionate good wishes. Lady Carlisle and my dear, noble friend, Ingham, shed tears in parting with me. We shall meet soon. The wind is fair; and we now wait only for Willis's appearance. Cogswell is by my side at this moment. Ever affectionately yours, Charles Sumner. The Wellington arrived at New York, Sunday, May 3. Sumner, on landing, met his brother Albert, then living in the city. That day or the next
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), chapter 30 (search)
264, 265, 267, 294, 408, 418, 422, II. 146, 147, 149, 150, 176, 182; Spanish library, I. 457; Lady, 264 and note, 265, 408, 409, II. 147, 149, 177. Holland, Lord (Fourth), II. 359, 366, 373, 884; Lady, 367, 369, 373, 379, 383. Holland, Dr. (Sir Henry), I. 446, II. 146, 151, 152, 259, 326, 71, 384, 489, 463. Holland, Queen of, II. 371, 381. Hollond, Mr., II. 479. Holmes, Dr. O. W., II. 310. Hopkinson, Francis, I. 15. Hopkinson, Judge, I. 15. Hopkinson, Mrs., I. 16. Horner, Francis, II. 150, 468. Horner, Leonard, II. 332, 358, 409. Horner, Mrs. L., II. 332, 358, 359, 360, 409. Hosmer, Miss Harriet G., II. 371, 383, 384. House of Commons, G. T. called before Committee of, I. 415; debate in, 416; debate in, II. 378. House of Lords, debate in, II. 365. Houston, General S. . I. 372, 373, 374. Huber, Francois, I. 156, 157, II. 37. Huber, V. A., II. 260. Hubner, Julius, II. 329. Hudson River, visits, I. 386, II. 282. Hugel, Baron von, II.