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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 167 3 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4 129 7 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 36 2 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 31 1 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 20 2 Browse Search
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition 18 6 Browse Search
James Parton, Horace Greeley, T. W. Higginson, J. S. C. Abbott, E. M. Hoppin, William Winter, Theodore Tilton, Fanny Fern, Grace Greenwood, Mrs. E. C. Stanton, Women of the age; being natives of the lives and deeds of the most prominent women of the present gentlemen 17 1 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 7. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 13 1 Browse Search
Elias Nason, The Life and Times of Charles Sumner: His Boyhood, Education and Public Career. 11 3 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 20: Italy.—May to September, 1839.—Age, 28. (search)
eather, and the like. Leaving Venice on the last day of September, after a week's visit, he arrived, Oct. 2, without breaking the journey, at Milan, where his Italian tour ended. Three days later, he took a seat in the malle-poste to cross the Alps by the Stelvio Pass for Innsbruck. Such, in brief, was his route at a period when as yet there was no railway in Italy. His journey, as originally planned, included a visit to Greece, and he was provided with letters of introduction by Dr. Samuel G. Howe, which would have brought him at once into relations with the surviving leaders of the Greek Revolution; but he had lingered too long in Rome to allow him to extend his journey further east. Afterwards he much regretted this failure in his plan, though he felt his precious days in Rome had been only too few. During his three months in Rome, Sumner was a devoted student. He determined not only to learn the language of the country, but to come into full communion with the thought an
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 23: return to his profession.—1840-41.—Age, 29-30. (search)
At this period, Sumner's relations with Dr. Samuel G. Howe, which had been friendly for some years, became very intimate. Dr. Howe was already the Superintendent of the Perkins Institution for the Ber's life when he opened his inmost thoughts to Howe as to no other. Their friendship was to be seahom one was to become the wife of his friend, Dr. Howe; another, of his friend Crawford; and the thiy in the Carlisle and Sutherland families. Dr. Howe wrote, Aug. 2, 1843: I have been again and agoston, June 8, 1841. my dear Lieber,—. . . Dr. Howe will be happy to have you make any use you senk of the words of the Persian poet when I meet Howe: Oh God! have pity on the wicked. The good ne 30, 1841. my dear Lieber,—I am here with Dr. Howe, on a farewell visit. He starts to-morrow fobition before the Legislature. To you who know Howe, I need hardly add that this journey is undertasoul is absorbed in it. Thus far, I wrote under Howe's roof, and now finish my scrawl while examinin[3 more...]<
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 24: Slavery and the law of nations.—1842.—Age, 31. (search)
e. You beat Garrison. Sumner, at this time, watched with genuine interest Dr. Howe's work for the blind; the movement for popular education which Horace Mann wasurprised at the amount of matter stowed into that weekly journal. I have seen Howe, who speaks of you and your wife so as to please my heart. He is very grateful d of you and Mrs. Lieber. I reported to their glad souls the tidings brought by Howe. Miss F. told me that her sister had received a delightful letter from you, in and ever yours, Charles Sumner. To Dr. Lieber he wrote, Jan. 11, 1842:— Howe will soon publish another report on Laura. She, poor girl, was delighted at hisiversal admiration. Judge Story, Quincy, Prescott, Greenleaf, all admire them. Howe wrote me a note this morning, telling me that illness prevented his going down tppose I should ask in vain till I get to Ohio. I have forwarded it to him. Dr. Howe's report on the Blind Asylum is published, and is a noble contribution to the
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 25: service for Crawford.—The Somers Mutiny.—The nation's duty as to slavery.—1843.—Age, 32. (search)
t closely together he alone remained single. Dr. Howe, with his bride, sailed for Europe immediatelho craved sympathy and had found communion with Howe a help and solace, sorely felt the separation. whom only he confided it. Some of them, like Dr. Howe, feared that, notwithstanding his general heain, a few months later:— Think over again Howe's entreaties in regard to your health. You musots. Remember old Chamisso, and be wise. Dr. Howe wrote from Rome, Dec. 1843:— My joyYours faithfully, Charles Sumner. To Dr. Samuel G. Howe, London. Boston, Aug. 31, 1843. dearterest in the education of the blind preceded Dr. Howe's, had charge of the Perkins Institution duri . . Ever and ever yours, C. S. To Dr. Samuel G. Howe. Boston, Sept. 11, 1843. dear, dear Howe,—We are all surrounded by Hillard's glory as an aureole. His oration has been published; and thn, Dec. 31, 1843. A happy New Year I dearest Howe, to you and yours. But what need you of any su[9 more...
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, chapter 30 (search)
While here he was gladdened by the arrival of Dr. Howe, who had been in Europe sixteen months, and wtellectual and moral system was Horace Mann. Dr. Howe undertook to test both phrenology and animal m dead Rome, and should have delight in joining Howe and his lovely group; but I must try to see witbeggar or a petitioner who calls at your door. Howe wrote me from Ireland that he had departed fromuld know that it had ever been broken. . . . Howe's soul is instinct with benevolence; he does gover affectionately yours, Charles. To Dr. Samuel G. Howe. Boston, May 31, 1844. dear Howe,—Thhes me to seek my bed for the night. I believe Howe will return in a sailing packet; so I shall not happiness before you. You have earned it, dear Howe; and it now stretches beautifully in a well-defctionately thine, Charles Sumner. To Dr. Samuel G. Howe, Boston. Pittsfield, Sept. 1, 1844. Appleton, Pittsfield. God bless you, dearest Howe, and welcome home I Charles Sumner. To Dr. [19 more...]
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 27: services for education.—prison discipline.—Correspondence.— January to July, 1845.—age, 34. (search)
ponents. At one of these meetings, held in Sept. 1844, Dr. Howe, Hillard, Edward G. Loring, George B. Emerson, and Dr. Fis election, were Sidney Bartlett, Theophilus Parsons, and Dr. Howe. This is the only instance in which Sumner was ever a cad him; but his perseverance was rewarded with success. Dr. Howe wrote to him at this time: I know not where you may be, oly with the Pennsylvania system, as its friends thought. Dr. Howe, who had taken for some time an earnest interest in penitWorks, Vol. I. pp. 491-493. The committee appointed were Dr. Howe, Sumner, Samuel A. Eliot, Horace Mann, Dr. Walter Channino his intimate friends, Cleveland, Longfellow, Hillard, and Howe, when they were travelling. Then as always a friend's hande boys, has arrived from Hamburg; and all are nestled under Howe's roof. The Crawfords and A——are there also. Crawford is all printed; and that millstone has fallen from my neck. Howe has written you of the bombshell we threw into Dwight's cam
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 28: the city Oration,—the true grandeur of nations.—an argument against war.—July 4, 1845.—Age 34. (search)
Fourth of July oration that was ever written. Republish it, then, as it is: verbal alterations would only impair its symmetry, and lessen its strength. No one has more heartily rejoiced in its astonishing success than your sincere friend. Dr. Howe wrote, July 5:— I could never love you more than I did yesterday morning, and yet at night I was far more proud of your friendship than ever before. To say you have done yourself honor is to say but little; but you have done a noble work,he city will print my oration; and the Peace Society are desirous of circulating it as a tract. The secretary wishes to obtain subscriptions for this purpose. I told him that you and Hillard could undoubtedly aid him in this work; so also would Howe, who is very earnest in helping up the sun of our new Paradise. Let me thank you again very much for your sympathy, and for the eloquent extract from your sermon. I am glad, too, in Mrs. W.'s kind words. Ever sincerely yours, Charles Sumne