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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 2: Parentage and Family.—the father. (search)
ften have I seen your mother, your brother, and your sister go by that pump or near it, in your orderly walk together on the Sabbath, to and from the meeting-house! Josiah Quincy, on the occasion of the death, in December, 1858, of Mrs. Steams, 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. Boston, 1859. Charles Pinckney Sumner entered Harvard College in 1792, and graduated in 1796. The members of his class who became most widely known were Dr. James Jackson, the eminent physician, who survived till 1867; Rev. Dr. Leonard Woods; and John Pickering. Charles Sumner's tributes to Mr. Pickering are well known. Biographical Sketch of the late John Pickering, Works, Vol. I. p. 214; The Scholar (Mr. Pickering), the Jurist, the Artist, the Philanthropist, Works Vol
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 4: College Life.—September, 1826, to September, 1830.—age, 15-19. (search)
rowne, of Salem, his chum in the Sophomore and Senior years; Jonathan F. Stearns, of Bedford, his chum in the Freshman year; Thomas HopkinsonSharon, Me.; and Charlemagne Tower, of Paris, N. Y. Of these, only Stearns and Tower survive. Browne studied law, opening an office in Salhot with passion of all kinds. Works, Vol. V. pp. 236-239. Stearns was the grandson of Rev. Jonathan French, of Andover, whose care ff the text-books in this department. Dec. 27, 1829, he wrote to Stearns, who was then teaching at Weymouth, Browne went home and escaped ted. They were written in the winter of 1829-30, to his classmate, Stearns, then teaching a school at Weymouth. The letter of Dec. 27, 182s were awarded parts. The highest honors were borne by Hopkinson, Stearns, Tower, and Andrews. Sumner's was an inferior part, not equal to and calling it The Nine, from their number. They were Hopkinson, Stearns, Sumner, Browne, Warren, Worcester, Appleton, Carter, and McBurney
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 5: year after College.—September, 1830, to September, 1831.—Age, 19-20. (search)
e feudal system. Your reading is a fortune. Stearns wrote, Oct. 8, Hopkinson tells me you are allot succeed in obtaining it. He was pressed by Stearns, then teaching an academy at Northfield, to b Browne wrote, in reference to the prize, to Stearns, April 5: I had a letter from friend Chement, then at its height. Browne wrote to Stearns, May 23, 1831. Sumner feels unutterably on thw with Hermanus Bleecker, in Albany; and with Stearns and Frost,—who were teaching, the former at Nova virtute Sumner's letters to Tower and Stearns, which are preserved, are playful, abound in d made preparation for next year in any way? Stearns wrote, Aug. 3, What are your plans for the colf. . . . Your friend, Sumner. To Jonathan F. Stearns, Northfield, Mass. Boston, Nov. 24, 18. One o'clock at night! C. S. To Jonathan F. Stearns. Sunday, Feb. 13, 1881. my friend,—. From your true friend, C. S. To Jonathan F. Stearns, Bedford, Mass. Sunday eve, Aug. 7, 18[1 more...]<
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 6: Law School.—September, 1831, to December, 1833.—Age, 20-22. (search)
lder your mind by taking too wide a range. Stearns, in a similar tone, wrote, Sept. 19, 1831, Yoyou credit. Browne wrote from Cambridge to Stearns, May 6, 1832:— We, in Cambridge here, alegal brethren by the head and shoulders. Stearns wrote to Sumner, May 14:— Browne tells . Letters to classmates. To Jonathan F. Stearns, Bedford, Mass. Sunday, Sept. 25, 1831. Div. 10. To Cambridge, Stearns, not knowing where Sumner was, wrote, Sept. 18, Where art thly looking to him for support and education. Stearns is somewhat recovered. He is with his fatherelieve me your true friend, C. S. To Jonathan F. Stearns. 34 Divinity Hall, Friday Evening, 10 From your true friend, C. S. to Jonathan F. Stearns, Andover, Mass. This letter is a reply to one from Stearns, then a student at the Andover Theological Seminary, in which he pressed they to be here on that day. Unless Hopkinson or Stearns or you perform the master's part, I doubt whe[1 more...]<