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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 12 4 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 7 1 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 5 1 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1 3 1 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 2: birth, childhood, and youth (search)
English records as Langfellay, while the name of Wadsworth sometimes appears as Wordsworth, suggesting a possible connection with another poet. His father, Stephen Longfellow, was a graduate of Harvard College in 1794, being a classmate of the Rev. Dr. W. E. Channing and the Hon. Joseph Story. He became afterward a prominent lawub, so called. The poet was eminently well descended, both on the father's and mother's side, according to the simple provincial standard of those days. Stephen Longfellow and his young wife lived for a time in a brick house built by General Wadsworth in Portland, and still known as the Longfellow house; but it was during a temporary residence of the family at the house of Samuel Stephenson, whose wife was a sister of Stephen Longfellow, that Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born. He was the second son, and was named for an uncle, Henry Wadsworth, a young naval lieutenant, who was killed in 1804 by the explosion of a fire-ship, before the walls of Trip
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 8: appointment at Harvard and second visit to Europe (search)
We shall not return to the North again but pass the next summer in Germany and France. Much love to all. Very affectionately your Son H. W. Longfellow Mrs. Stephen Longfellow, care of Hon. Stephen Longfellow, Portland, Maine, U. S. of America. [to] Hon. Stephen Longfellow, Portland, Maine, U. S. Of America. Copenhagen, SeptHon. Stephen Longfellow, Portland, Maine, U. S. of America. [to] Hon. Stephen Longfellow, Portland, Maine, U. S. Of America. Copenhagen, September 21, 1835. my dear Sir,—Henry has consented that I should copy a few pages of his journal for you; but I could not prevail on him to grant this, till I promised again & again for you, that you would not on any condition, allow it to go out of your house. The children can read it there; & I will ask of you the same favor foHon. Stephen Longfellow, Portland, Maine, U. S. Of America. Copenhagen, September 21, 1835. my dear Sir,—Henry has consented that I should copy a few pages of his journal for you; but I could not prevail on him to grant this, till I promised again & again for you, that you would not on any condition, allow it to go out of your house. The children can read it there; & I will ask of you the same favor for my father and my sisters, for I know they will take much interest in it. If it cheers a lonely winter's evening, or cheats you of a few melancholy hours, I shall feel most amply repaid for the trouble I have taken. We have regretted much to hear of your feeble health, but hope that your journey has quite renovated you. I [
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Index (search)
ther, cited, 30 note, 85 note, 99 note, 189 note, 191 note, 199 note, 207 note, 224 note; quoted, 37, 38, 41-43,48-52, 113, 124,126, 141, 145, 147, 148, 165, 168, 191, 192, 202, 203, 219-222, 226, 242, 245, 246, 257, 263, 264, 266, 276. Longfellow, Stephen, 11, 13, 14, 17, 97; spelling of name, 11; letters to, from H. W. L. about his profession, 38-43; his reply, 40, 41; Mary S. P. Longfellow's letter to, 98, 99. Longfellow, Judge, Stephen, appearance of, 13. Longfellow, William, 12. Longfellow, Judge, Stephen, appearance of, 13. Longfellow, William, 12. Longfellow, Zilpah (Wadsworth), 11, 87, 99; description of, 15; Longfellow writes to, 46, 47; Mary S. P. Longfellow's letter to, about European trip, 88-97; H. W. L.'s letter to, 97, 98. Longfellow family, 60. Longfellow Memorial Association, 121. Louis the Sixteenth, 47. Lover's Seat, the, cited, 143 note. Lowell, John A., 182. Lowell, James R., 1, 6, 57, 59, 82, 146, 192, 197, 211, 223, 228, 248, 251, 271, 273, 285, 294; intimacy with Longfellow, 168, 169; on Longfellow's Dant