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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 104 0 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 12 0 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 31: the prison—discipline debates in Tremont Temple.—1846-1847. (search)
choice between the two systems, and as put by Sumner was only one of candor and good faith in the t personal reflections on Dr. Howe and himself, Sumner made in his second speech several personal refng an anonymous newspaper attack on Sumner. Sumner, Howe, and Hillard were the subjects of coarse defending with friendly zeal Mr. Dwight; Bradford Sumner, a lawyer respectable in character, but mate was due only to his political antipathy to Sumner and Dr. Howe; and Francis C. Gray, 1796-185tions. Eliot spoke twice, sharply criticising Sumner's report, particularly in its use of the treas At the next and final meeting Gray replied to Sumner's speech, and Sumner followed with a rejoinderdrawn to the meeting by political antipathy to Sumner and Howe, C. F. Adams noted the underlying —better than any play at the theatre. I think Sumner was then unfashionable. The Fourth of July orided finally on the provisions of the bill. Sumner had an interest unusual with public men in que[39 more...]
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 32: the annexation of Texas.—the Mexican War.—Winthrop and Sumner.—1845-1847. (search)
Chapter 32: the annexation of Texas.—the Mexican War.—Winthrop and Sumner.—1845-1847. The annexation of Texas, plotted during Jackson's Administration, obstructed by Van Buren's, and consummated by Tyler's, was in its origin and at every step a conspiracy of the aggressive and fanatical partisans of slavery to consolidate ths imperial in extent, fortunate in position, rejoicing in marvellous fertility, commanding the Gulf of mexico, and assuring military and commercial advantages; Sumner, in a letter to his brother George, Sept. 30, 1845, admitted that the material interests of the country might be forwarded by the acquisition, but insisted that s first effort to put the party to which they belonged on the same plane of sentiment and action where they themselves stood. With this body of men at this period Sumner allied himself, taking the first step in his active political career. He had already, from his youth, in a more private way,—by correspondence, and contributi
leb Eddy, 2769, Dec. 10, 1838 Election City. For Mayor, Jonathan Chapman, 4399; for Bradford Sumner, 3091, Dec. 9, 1839 For Jonathan Chapman, 5224; for Charles G. Greene, 2590, Dec. 14, 18than Chapman, 4694; for John W. James, 3537, Dec. 13, 1841 For Martin Brimmer, 5081; for Bradford Sumner, 2288, Dec. 12, 1842 For Martin Brimmer, 4974; for James Savage, 2237, Dec. 11, 1843 133; for James, 1142; for Smith, 425, Dec. 11, 1848 For John P. Bigelow, 4660; for Hall, 700; Sumner, 347, Dec. 10, 1849 For John P. Bigelow, 5394; for Amory, 1146; Goodrich, 1126, Dec. 9, 1850 lt, 1869 Sherwin, Windsor street, built, 1870 Shurtleff, Dorchester street, built, 1869 Sumner, Florence street, built, 1876 Smith, Belknap street, built, 1812 Wells, Blossom street, buity Hall, Oct. 11, 1879 Soldiers', placed front City Hall, now at Forest Hills, Feb., 1869 Sumner, placed in Public Garden, Dec. 22, 1878 Washington, placed in the State House, Oct. 31, 1821
alley, 1708; Greenough lane, 1732; Greenough's avenue, 1848, Greenough's lane, 1858 Tilley's lane, 1708; Gridley's lane, 1795; from Cow lane to Belcher's lane, Gridley street, 1825 Cambridge to May, 1807; to Pinckney, 1834; to Myrtle, 1851, Grove street, 1729 Sconce lane, 1708; Sconce street, 1784; Batterymarch to Fort Hill, Hamilton street, 1807 From Common street east, nearly opposite Park street, Hamilton place, 1806 West Boston Bridge, (Hancock Bridge,) 1793 Cambridge to Sumner; George street, 1732; at one time, Turner street, Hancock street, 1788 Hanover to Ann street; Methodist alley, 1796, Hanover avenue, 1829 Robinson's court, 1820; Robbins' court, 1824; from Hanover street, Hanover court, N., 1840 Queen street to Mill Bridge, extended north, 1824-1836; Orange Tree lane early, Hanover street, 1708 White Bread alley, 1708; Bartlett street, 1826, Harris street, 1868 Rainsford lane, 1708; Front street, 1805; Essex street to Roxbury, Harrison avenue,