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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 38: repeal of the Missouri Compromise.—reply to Butler and Mason.—the Republican Party.—address on Granville Sharp.—friendly correspondence.—1853-1854. (search)
Sumner:— The elevated tone of its moral teaching cannot fail to do good, though this result may not be immediately manifest. You will go soon to Washington. I shall learn something of your external life while you are well and prosperous. This would do well enough. Should the sky grow dark and your spirit be troubled, will you not tell me something more . . . I am stronger, but still write with difficulty. May God continue to guide you! Sincerely and affectionately yours. Oliver Johnson wrote, November 18:— I have read your lecture with deep interest and admiration, not alone in view of its merits as a literary performance, but on account of the genuine courage manifested in seizing upon such an opportunity to illustrate and enforce the great principles of righteousness and freedom. From my very heart I thank you. The larger portion of the lecture will appear in the next Antislavery Standard. Sumner wrote to Dr. Howe, Jan. 15, 1854:— With your note came<
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 39: the debate on Toucey's bill.—vindication of the antislavery enterprise.—first visit to the West.—defence of foreign-born citizens.—1854-1855. (search)
re to say, without a conviction, never to be removed from his mind, that the antislavery enterprise was most truly necessary, practicable, and dignified. Coming out I met Mr. Garrison, who said, Well, Mr. Sumner has given us a true, old-fashioned antislavery discourse. Rev. C. E. Stowe wrote, April 9:— You are happy in having stood for the cause at the lowest point of depression and in the imminent deadly breach. The Lord give you many days and the strength corresponding! Oliver Johnson wrote from New York, July 9:— People here have not forgotten the triumph of last May. You made a deeper impression in this city, I believe, than it was ever the good fortune of any other antislavery speaker to make,—an impression that will last till the final jubilee. Oh, how I wish we might hope that you might strike another blow for us the next session! Sumner wrote to John Jay, March 3:— I send you a copy of a bill To protect personal liberty. now pending in Mass
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 43: return to the Senate.—the barbarism of slavery.—Popular welcomes.—Lincoln's election.—1859-1860. (search)
patriot. On his return, while at Mr. Furness's in Philadelphia, he called with Mr. Allibone on an old friend, Henry D. Gilpin, an invalid with but few days in store, cheering him with a report of the kind inquiries made concerning him by the Grotes and other English friends. He declined at the time two invitations in New York city,—one to address the New England Society, dressed by Mr. Evarts; and the other to speak in the Academy of Music, given by Greeley, C. A. Dana, H. C. Bowen, and Oliver Johnson. Warned by physicians and friends to enter slowly into the excitement of debate, Among bills and resolutions offered by him, not elsewhere noted, were these: for the substitution of simple declarations for custom-house oaths (Works, vol. IV. p. 441): for the promotion of the safety of passengers on steamers between New York and San Francisco (Works, vol. IV. p. 455); for limiting the liability of shipowners; for preventing violence and crime on board of the merchant marine; for abo