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Elias Nason, The Life and Times of Charles Sumner: His Boyhood, Education and Public Career. 4 2 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 4 0 Browse Search
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ners, his mother a lady of remarkable good sense and benevolence. They were both emulous, and they had the means, to give a sound and accomplished education to their children. The tuition of Charles was at first confided to his aunt, Miss Hannah Richmond Jacobs, This lady, whom I visited in March, 1874, still retains her faculties, and writes a fair and handsome hand. She has knit four pairs of worsted stockings since Christmas last. She is tall and slender in form, correct and animated n Boston with her sister Relief, who boarded in the same family with Mr. Charles Pinckney Sumner, where an acquaintance was formed which eventuated in marriage. Her sister Matilda was the second wife of Deacon Galen James of Medford. Miss Hannah Richmond Jacobs speaks of Charles Sumner as an obedient, studious, and promising pupil, very fond of reading and of repeating speeches, and am having been uniformly kind to her through life. In his will he remembered her by a life-annuity of $500. wh
to my friend Joshua B. Smith the picture known as The Miracle of the slave; and to the city of Boston, for the Art Museum, the bust of myself by Crawford, taken during my visit to Rome in 1839. 6. I bequeath to the daughters of Henry W. Longfellow $2000; also to the daughters of Samuel G. Howe $2000; and to the daughters of James T. Furness of Philadelphia $2000; which I ask them to accept in token of my gratitude for the friendship their parents have shown me. 7. I bequeath to Hannah Richmond Jacobs, only surviving sister of my mother, an annuity of $500, to be paid by my executor for the remainder of her life. 8. I direct my executor to make all provision for perpetual care of my mother's lot at Mount Auburn. 9. I bequeath to the president and fellows of Harvard College $1000, in trust, for an anunal prize for the best dissertation by any student of the college or any of its schools, undergraduate or graduate, on universal peace, and the methods by which war may be perman
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874., Section Twelfth: his character and fame. (search)
friend Joshua B. Smith, the picture known as the Miracle of the Slave, and to the City of Boston, for the Art Museum, the bust of myself, by Crawford, taken during my visit to Rome in 1839. 6. I bequeath to the daughters of Henry W. Longfellow $2,000, also to the daughters of Samuel G. Howe $2,000, and to the daughters of James T. Furniss of Philadelphia $2,000, which I ask them to accept in token of my gratitude for the friendship their parents have shown me. 7. I bequeath to Hannah Richmond Jacobs, only surviving sister of my mother, an annuity of $500, to be paid by my executor for the remainder of her life. 8. I direct my executor to make all provision for perpetual care of my mother's lot at Mount Auburn. 9. I bequeath to the President and Fellows of Harvard College $1,000, in trust for an annual prize for the best dissertation by any student of the College or any of its schools, undergraduate or graduate, on universal peace and the methods by which war may be permane
friend Joshua B. Smith, the picture known as the Miracle of the Slave, and to the City of Boston, for the Art Museum, the bust of myself, by Crawford, taken during my visit to Rome in 1839. 6. I bequeath to the daughters of Henry W. Longfellow $2,000, also to the daughters of Samuel G. Howe $2,000, and to the daughters of James T. Furniss of Philadelphia $2,000, which I ask them to accept in token of my gratitude for the friendship their parents have shown me. 7. I bequeath to Hannah Richmond Jacobs, only surviving sister of my mother, an annuity of $500, to be paid by my executor for the remainder of her life. 8. I direct my executor to make all provision for perpetual care of my mother's lot at Mount Auburn. 9. I bequeath to the President and Fellows of Harvard College $1,000, in trust for an annual prize for the best dissertation by any student of the College or any of its schools, undergraduate or graduate, on universal peace and the methods by which war may be permane