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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 59 1 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 50 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, A book of American explorers 24 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 6 0 Browse Search
Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 0 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 16: events at home.—Letters of friends.—December, 1837, to March, 1839.—Age 26-28. (search)
itted in part as a substitute for recitations. The new Library—Gore Hall—built of Quincy granite, was rising. The Law School numbered seventy pupils; and Professor Greenleaf, sole instructor when Judge Story was absent on judicial service, found himself overburdened with work. In literature there was new activity. Prescott's Ferdinand and Isabella, his first work, was winning golden opinions, and he was making researches for his Conquest of Mexico. Cleveland was writing the Life of Henry Hudson for Sparks's American Biography, and editing Sallust. Hillard was completing his edition of Spenser. Felton was preparing a Greek Reader, and translating Menzel's History of German Literature. Longfellow published The Psalm of Life in Sept., 1838, and a few months later Hyperion and The Voices of the Night. Dr. Lieber visited Boston to superintend the publication of the Political Ethics. Motley was writing Morton's Hope. Greenleaf was gathering the materials for a treatise upon The
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 23: return to his profession.—1840-41.—Age, 29-30. (search)
g than myself; and, looking at the shores and then the water, I thought of our late conversations about common friends, and wished you were with me. And so ends the chronicle of a day . . . Boston, Oct. 6, 1841.—I came across the country, from Hudson via; Pittsfield and Springfield, home . . . . Longfellow has written a beautiful little poem,— Excelsior,—which I hope to send you, when it is published. . . . Webster passed through Boston day before yesterday, on his way to Marshfield. Judgd about two o'clock at night; by this, you will reach Boston at seven o'clock in the morning. If you do not incline to this penance, you can go up the Hudson, stopping at West Point,— which I wish you to see; then at the town of Hudson, and from Hudson come down by the railway, which you have tried once. Or, you may take still a third way (the boat to New Haven),—a very pretty place in the summer, embowered in trees, and the seat of a flourishing American university; then ascend the Connect