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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, John Greenleaf Whittier, Chapter 8: personal qualities (search)
We can do but little, but that little shall not be withheld on our part. Always truly thy frd. John G. Whittier. [P. S.] Advise me whether to send the money to her or to thee. The very letter enclosing the money suggested also another object of interest, in a similar direction. Some years later, on the marriage of the first young lady, this gift was duplicated, as seen by the following note — having the same combination, as before, of philanthropy and politics:-- Oak Knoll, Danvers, 3d mo., 26, 1878. My Dear Higginson,--Thanks for thy letter. I have mislaid —'s address. . . . Will thee drop me a postal to tell me? I will send her $50 as a wedding gift, as thee suggest. I am glad she is soon to escape from her desk drudgery. Thine always, J. G. W. If there is a change in the Cabinet I hope Evarts will go. He may be a lawyer — he seems to be nothing else. He has about as much magnetism as one of Dexter's wooden images. Washburn, late minister to France,<
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, John Greenleaf Whittier, Chapter 13: closing years (search)
house at Amesbury he had the friendly companionship of Judge Cate and wife; and during the summers he was for twelve years with his cousins, Joseph and Gertrude W. Cartland, at Intervale, N. H., or elsewhere among the White Mountains or wandered so far seaward as to be a housemate of Celia Thaxter and other cultivated persons at Appledore among the Isles of Shoals, or Greenacre in Maine. In winter he made his homeafter the marriage of his niece who had kept house for him — at Oak Knoll in Danvers, a beautiful estate where his cousins Mrs. Woodman and the three Miss Johnsons resided; a place made more interesting to him from the fact that it had been the abode of the Rev. George Burroughs, who had been put to death during the witchcraft excitement, two centuries before. He always, however, retained his home and citizenship in Amesbury, went thither to vote and to attend Quarterly Meetings, and toward the end of his life made it his residence once more. One of his enjoyments in la
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, John Greenleaf Whittier, Index. (search)
Cowper, William, his Lament for the Royal George, mentioned, 159. Crandall, Dr., Reuben, imprisoned, 48; death, 49. Cushing, Caleb, 40, 42, 69, 77; candidate for Congress, 41; elected, 43; defeated, 43, 44. D. Dana, R. H., 42. Danvers, Mass., 97, 180. Dartmouth College, 19. Declaration of Independence of United States, 69. Declaration of Sentiments, 74. Deer Island, 107. De Quincey, Thomas, his Confessions of an Opium Eater, mentioned, 175. Derby, Mr., 88. Dexter, Loed, 89, 143-145. New York Nation, the, mentioned, 81; quoted, 82. Newbury, Mass., 18, 53. Newburyport, Mass., 21, 41, 42, 107. Newport, R. I., 92, 98, 100, 121. Nicolini, Giovanni, 167. Norton, Professor C. E., 178. O. Oak Knoll, Danvers, 97, 180. Ohio, 108. Osgood, Dr., 81. Otway, Thomas, 24. P. Paine, Thomas, 57. Palfrey, J. G., 44. Palmer, Mrs., Alice Freeman, 91. Parkman, Francis, 93. Parliament of Religions, meets at Chicago, 162. Patmore, Coventry, 159.