He died, July 28, 1809.
Sprague's Annals (Trinitarian and Congregational), Vol.
II. pp. 42-48, containing an account by Josiah Quincy.
Memorial of Abigail Stearns.
To both Mr. Pemberton and Rev. Mr. French Major Sumner wrote with earnestness concerning the education of his son, laying much stress on his preserved. studying Cheever's Latin Accidence, Nepos, Caesar, and Virgil.
Late in life he visited Andover, and recalled those early days in a letter to Mrs. Abigail Stearns, the daughter of Rev. Mr. French:—
I went to Andover a few weeks ago, to look at the places which I began to know, 28 August, 1787.
That was the day, , whose senior he was by four years, gave pleasant reminiscences of her childhood, and of his residence in Mr. French's family in his boyhood.
Memorial of Madam Abigail Stearns, with Funeral Discourses of Rev. Samuel Sewall, and of her son, Rev. Jonathan F. Stearns.
Charles Pinckney Sumner entered Harvard Colleg