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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Chapter 1: Cambridge and Newburyport (search)
niversary, a week from next Sunday... bid adieu to Essex Street, pack our bulky goods in a loft till wanted again, and — now comes the sugar Take lodgings at the Mills! This martyrdom in the nineteenth century, dearest Mother, is a singular thing; and if you had lived in a narrow street for two years, and just come back withal from as many weeks at the Mills, The Higginsons repaired to the refuge at Artichoke Mills, where they lived for two years before going to the next parish at Worcester. you would know how singular. I have no doubt, if you could look into our hearts at this moment, that you would be indignant at us (even you) for not sympathizing sufficiently in our own misfortunes. But sincerely, if you knew how I especially have longed for this release from a life which did not content me; and how unworthy it has seemed of rational beings to continue living in Essex Street when they could live at the Mills; and other such things which are very familiar to us, you would
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Chapter 2: the Worcester period (search)
eriod Mr. Higginson lived and preached in Worcester for about ten years before the Civil War calving Day, 1854, this letter was written from Worcester to Mrs. Chapman, a prominent abolitionist anay grant you the privilege of being an Abo. Worcester, February, 1859 George Curtis lectured hent out a call for a convention to be held in Worcester, in January, 1857, to consider a separation ever be, physically speaking, what he was. Worcester, January 27, 1857 I send you my speech atad to say. But I expect no such thing. Worcester, June 17, 1859 Dearest Mother: We have hother: The difference between Perry--, of Worcester . . and his brother . . . Elijah is that Eliar. Hamilton is a city nearly as large as Worcester and growing rapidly, but with nothing in thean, . . . called on me .... He was eager for Worcester gossip.... He said there were many Yankees hthat Mary and I get up quite as good ones in Worcester — but Dr. Holmes is always effervescent and [16 more...]
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Chapter 3: Journeys (search)
cursion involved a visit to the Adirondack camp of sundry Worcester friends: Worcester, September 11. 1859 Dearest MotWorcester, September 11. 1859 Dearest Mother: Last night brought me back from my pleasant nine days trip to the Adirondack. It was somewhat hurried, but the regioects, but the backgrounds are always beautiful. I left Worcester on Friday, reached Keesville that night, rode forty-six m for Fayal for the benefit of Mrs. Higginson's health. Worcester, July . . .For companions on the voyage we may have Mr The following letters to his mother explain themselves: Worcester, June 26, 1856 I have a momentary lull, having yesterdhall take out a nice supply of boots and clothing for our Worcester men and a plum cake and some other dainties, and long to graph, or to be used on my next visit to Kansas. The Worcester summers were varied by occasional sojourns at Princeton, ters there were, with all bleached but their blue eyes. Worcester, June, 1862 Mrs. Howell, of Philadelphia, a most attra
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Chapter army life and camp drill (search)
to work to learn the drill. He was then living in Worcester, and on January 24, 1861, wrote: January 24, 18tter describes the regiment's return march through Worcester. They had remained in Washington after their timeent; you are one of them and the worst of them. Worcester, February 22 Let me congratulate you on the biro were not. To Dr. James Freeman Clarke: Worcester, November 5, 1861 Dear Sir: My proposed regimenconsisting of companies raised by T. W. Higginson, Worcester, though in fact I can only be said to have raised hes's type of men; son of a rich machinist here in Worcester, himself a Harvard graduate, who after travelling how strange it is that a wholesale flour store in Worcester should have reared the only man who ever enabled ms return to the North, to his mother and sisters. Worcester, September 30, 1864 I hear good accounts from mo salute the commandant. This Dr. Minor writes. Worcester, October 28 To-morrow I may go to Boston chiefl
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Index. (search)
. Maria W., described by Whittier, 9-11; letter to, 68, 69. Child, Mrs., Lydia Maria, 82. Civil War, preparation at Worcester for, 154, 155; Bull Run, 156; Manassas, 157; Fort Donelson, 165, 166; Union sentiment at South, 166; anxiety, 166; effe3; at Brattleboroa, 37,38; lecturing, 38, 45, 47-50, 56-58, 66, 72, 92-102, 253; and temperance, 41, 42, 55, 56, 80; at Worcester, 44-182, 221-23; on Sir Charles Grandison, 44, 45; and H. W. Beecher, 45-48; and Samuel Longfellow, 47-49; exchanges puinceton, Mass., 144-46; at Pigeon Cove, Mass., 146-51; description of Aunt Hannah, 151-53; and military preparations at Worcester, 154, 155, 162-64, 169-81; on emancipation, 164; in barracks, 170-81; takes command 1st S. C. Vols. 181, 182; with the 93, 107. Willard, Dr., of the navy, 212. Woman's Suffrage, Washington Convention, 263; meetings, 265, 270. Worcester, Mass., Disunion Convention at, 77-79; preparations for war, 154, 169-81; return of Sixth Mass. Vols., 155, 156. Wordsw