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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 14: (search)
ed among our literary people here, by a constellation of persons of brilliant talents and polished manners, by whom we were dazzled and delighted last winter. A Mr. Preston of Virginia [South Carolina] and his friend from Carolina, whose name I cannot spell, for it is French [Hugh S. Legare], Mr. Ticknor, and Mr. Cogswell were thevoyage home in a regular New York packet was prosperous and smooth, occupying but thirty-seven days. It was rendered cheerful and pleasant by the company of William C. Preston, of South Carolina, an admirable fellow, of splendid talent and most eloquent, winning conversation, whom he had already seen at Edinburgh, where Preston waPreston was a great favorite with Mrs. Grant; and that of Wickham, of Richmond, Virginia, son of the great lawyer, See ante, p. 33. a young man of fine manners and an unalterable sweetness of temper. These young men, with Professor Griscom, a Quaker chemist of New York, an excellent old gentleman with no small knowledge of the world, biv
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), chapter 26 (search)
rtsmouth, N. H., visits, 123 note. Portugal, visits, 242-249; people of, 242. Posse, Count, 183. Posse, Countess. See Bonaparte, Christine. Pozzo di Borgo, Count, 131. Prague, visits, 509-511. Prescott, Judge W., 12, 13, 316, 337, 339, 340, 345, 355 and note, 356, 359-361, 371, 383, 391. Prescott, Mrs. W., 317 and note, 345. Prescott, W. H., 316 and note, 317 and note, 391; letters to, 341, 346, 349; goes to Washington with G. T., 380, 381; letters to, 386, 479. Preston, W. C., of South Carolina, 278 note, 298. Prevost, Professor, 155. Prichard, Dr., 422. Primary Schools of Boston, 2 and note. Prossedi, Princess, 182, 194 note. Provencal studies, 252. Prussia, Frederic William III., King of, 502. Putland, Mr. and Mrs., 425. Q Quebec, visits, 386. Quetelet, M., 450. Quincy, lion. Josiah, 339, 345, 368. Quincy, Mrs. J., 345. R Raczynski, Count, 495, 501. Ralston, Mr., 278 note. Rancliffe, Baroness, 458, 459. Randall, Mis