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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays 9 1 Browse Search
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Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, I: Inheritance (search)
grandfather, but more directly to the grandparents on his mother's side. The career of his maternal grandfather, Captain Thomas Storrow of the British army, and his American wife, reads like a thrilling romance. The Grenadier, as he has been nicknlove with the beautiful Anne Appleton, great-granddaughter of John Wentworth, first royal governor of New Hampshire. Captain Storrow was presently exchanged, and in spite of the bitter opposition of both families married this lovely girl of seventeed in later years, by reading and study. Life for this wandering couple was a constant kaleidoscope. At one time, Mrs. Storrow was the centre of attraction in the gay and corrupt society of Halifax where her cousin, Sir John Wentworth, was high in island of Campobello in the Bay of Fundy, which the Grenadier and his brother-in-law had purchased. It happened that Mrs. Storrow was once left alone with her little children, when a notice was suddenly served on her that she must leave the island
-98; Higginson's letter to, 198, 199. Stewart, Capt., of Kansas, 151. Stone, Lucy, described, 97; Higginson's friendship with, 134-36; marries Henry Blackwell, 137. Storrow, Anne (Aunt Nancy), account of, 5, 6; and T. W. Higginson, 10, n, 122; T. W. Higginson's letters to, 16-18, 57, 77, 87, 129, 146, 147. Storrow, Mrs., Anne Appleton, life of, 3-5. Storrow, Farley, 28, 37. Storrow, Louisa, birth, 5; marries Stephen Higginson, 5. See also Higginson, Louisa Storrow. Storrow, Capt., Thomas, of the British army, 2; sketch of, 3, 4. Storrow, Thomas Wentworth, uncle of T. W. H., his namesake, 5. Story, Judge, 35, 116. Story, W. W., the sculptor, 355. Stowe, Harriet Beecher, nr, 159. Stowell, Martin, party led by, 168. Sumner, Charles, 38, 166, 238; described, 96, 97; buys and frees negro family, 153. Sunshine and Petrarch, 276-78, 410. Swanwich, Anna, 334. Swinburne, A. C., on Lowell, 336; Higginson visits, 359, 360. Sympathy of Religions, 164, 3