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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 6 2 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 28: the city Oration,—the true grandeur of nations.—an argument against war.—July 4, 1845.—Age 34. (search)
those which his predecessor had inculcated. A few copies of the oration reached England about the first of December. One of them fell into the hands of Mr. Richard Rathbone, of Liverpool, at whose instance the Peace Society of that city published, late in the following January, an abridgment prepared by him. Seven thousand copch good in checking any tendency to such a deplorable evil as a war with any country, and especially with England. William Chambers wrote from Edinburgh to Mr. Rathbone: Struck with the scholarly elegance of Sumner's address, as well as its powerful argument, I design to make one or two articles out of it for the journal with pamphlet against it, and newspapers arrive with articles. I hardly hope for your concurrence, though I think you will agree in much that I have said. To Richard Rathbone, Liverpool. Boston, Feb. 28, 1846. my dear Sir,—I have been touched more than I can tell by your kind appreciation of my oration delivered on the Fourth