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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, chapter 18 (search)
which a number of straight lines converge to St. Thomas as a common centre of islands, continents, ad to Rome. Impartial authorities describe St. Thomas as exposed to hurricanes passing once in twepaedia. Encyclopaedia Britannica. Article, St. Thomas. This is the prize which Mr. Seward won for ssion. In extent it is somewhat larger than St. Thomas, but so unattractive and repelling that it wved, and are in my hands. The purchase of St. Thomas did not attract Mr. Sumner, but he kept an o, in an account of a recent visit, described St. Thomas as one of the most God-forsaken islands; . . the treaty for the purchase of St. John and St. Thomas about as General Grant did,—as one of Sewardy; that as a naval depot and coaling station St. Thomas would be of doubtful value to the United Staquestion may be asked: If the acquisition of St. Thomas was so manifestly desirable as Miss Seward rspectators have turned away from the prize. St. Thomas remains still a Danish spinster, as she has [1 more...]