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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 18: Stratford-on-avon.—Warwick.—London.—Characters of judges and lawyers.—authors.—society.—January, 1839, to March, 1839.—Age, 28. (search)
k they had so far adopted the English Chancery rules. He thinks we ought to abolish the distinction between Equity and Law as soon as possible. The distinction has been abolished in New York and many other States, but is still retained in Massachusetts. Story's Equity Pleading is making its way; and Maxwell stands prepared to publish the second edition of the Jurisprudence as soon as he receives it. The Bailments has just been republished, with a most complimentary preface,—a preface full otle too anti-Gallican, and that he had not quite done justice to Louis XII. He said that he made the age about which he wrote stand forth as distinctly to us as that of Louis XIV. All who have read Edward Everett's message As Governor of Massachusetts. about the Maine disturbances are much pleased with it, it compares so finely with the undignified, illiterate, and blustering document of Fairfield. Governor of Maine. When I read the latter, I felt ashamed of my country. By the way, Lor
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 20: Italy.—May to September, 1839.—Age, 28. (search)
f the Alban Lake, Sumner suddenly exclaimed, as the thought of his deserted law-office came to his mind: Let me see if I can draw a writ! Here, also, while the two friends were walking one day in the woods near the convent, and were for a moment separated, it happened that Sumner fell into a wolf-trap; Greene answered at once his call for help, and soon extricated him from his imprisonment. In his argument of Dec. 4, 1849, against the constitutionality of separate colored schools in Massachusetts, Sumner thus referred to this last visit:— In Italy, at the Convent of Palazzuola, on the shores of the Alban Lake, amidst a scene of natural beauty enhanced by historical association, where I was once a guest, I have for days seen a native of Abyssinia, recently from his torrid home and ignorant of the language spoken about him, mingling in delightful and affectionate familiarity with the Franciscan friars, whose visitor and scholar he was. Do I err in saying that the Christian sp
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 23: return to his profession.—1840-41.—Age, 29-30. (search)
retained by the British Consul at Boston in actions of this kind brought in Massachusetts. Law Reporter, May, 1841, Vol. IV. p. 33. In these cases the plaintiffs, Later they were associated professionally in the boundary dispute between Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Works and Memoir of Rufus Choate, Vol. I. pp. 57, 61-vely recent period. The author is Mr. Edward Everett, recently Governor of Massachusetts, and now in Europe, where he purposes passing two or more years. He will bhe dance home. They have republished at Lowell — a manufacturing town in Massachusetts, and the Manchester of America-your admirable translation of Faust. I shaladvanced to a considerable extent. I have also sent you the reports of our Massachusetts Secretary Horace Mann. of the Board of Education, which are very interesed from Woods' Hole, remains firmly his friend. I was told, in the west of Massachusetts, that the Whigs disapproved his course. Legare is rejoiced at being Attorn
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 24: Slavery and the law of nations.—1842.—Age, 31. (search)
of the Maine Legislature. They have already appointed commissioners—so has Massachusetts—to proceed to Washington with full powers to give their consent to a new coBoston; then, on the Western Railroad, to Berkshire, in the western part of Massachusetts; again to Trenton Falls (you will not miss another sight of them); thence bith regard to legislation or codification in America. The commissioners in Massachusetts are still engaged upon their work, and will make a report in the winter. Jsed to be-pure. He lashed with an iron flail the recent Whig Convention in Massachusetts, over which Abbott Lawrence presided, which nominated Clay for President. Vermont have adopted very pointed resolutions against slavery; and that of Massachusetts will probably do the same this winter. The South will feel the sting of thand given body to the feeling already existing on the subject of Slavery in Massachusetts. General Cass has arrived from Paris, and is fast becoming a powerful ca
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 25: service for Crawford.—The Somers Mutiny.—The nation's duty as to slavery.—1843.—Age, 32. (search)
the principle of the letter to citizens of Massachusetts and other Free States, who were, as it consin of sustaining it. The Supreme Court of Massachusetts, in an elaborate judgment, CommonwealthPamphlet on a Parliamentary Controversy in Massachusetts; December, 1843; Vol. VI. pp. 377, 378nded to prosecute the editor, a citizen of Massachusetts, in the Circuit Court of the United Statesr term was employed in the Constitution of Massachusetts, as originally adopted in 1780, though thel justice. Who, then, is the citizen of Massachusetts? Clearly, every one born within the jurisy his enjoyment of political privileges in Massachusetts. It is sufficient that he is a citizen. e protection. But the free negro, born in Massachusetts and still retaining his domicile there, whbject. Private executions are required in Massachusetts. Are they elsewhere? In what States? Yohe United States now. The commissioners in Massachusetts will probably make their report this winte
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, chapter 30 (search)
is glorious defence of liberty as the representative of Massachusetts in Congress. A note of Mr. Adams to Sumner, April 29roofs in the long-standing boundary controversy between Massachusetts and Rhode Island, and for that purpose visited the dispe request of Mr. Webster and Mr. Choate, the counsel of Massachusetts, who certified, when the question of his compensation w satisfactorily, and obtained much useful information. Massachusetts prevailed in the suit in March, 1846. Sumner was paid ston Advertiser, Feb. 22, 1844. The Council Records of Massachusetts, March 31, 1846, with the report of a committee, March mounted, he enjoyed keenly the lovely landscapes of Western Massachusetts. While at Lenox as the guest of Samuel G. Ward, hee commission on the codification of the criminal law in Massachusetts has nearly completed its report. As soon as it is prinume to contain the early record of the General Court of Massachusetts. As I am Chairman of the Committee on Publication, the
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 27: services for education.—prison discipline.—Correspondence.— January to July, 1845.—age, 34. (search)
uture, are committed the children of the Commonwealth. By means of your labors you have contributed essentially to the happiness and prosperity of the Commonwealth, and also to its fame in other States. Your name helps to make the name of Massachusetts respectable throughout our own country and in distant lands. If it be true, as has been said, that he is a benefactor who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before, how much more is he a benefactor who infuses new energies former days and these! Now States and municipalities vote cheerfully, lavishly even, appropriations for costly school buildings; whereas then a few men like Sumner, gifted with public spirit but not with fortune, could persuade the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, which was already in advance of sister States in her zeal for popular education, to grant for two institutions where her teachers were to be taught a sum which would now be deemed hardly sufficient for a country schoolhouse,—only upo
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 28: the city Oration,—the true grandeur of nations.—an argument against war.—July 4, 1845.—Age 34. (search)
d copies. Would it be possible to print a cheap edition like that of Mr. Mann's noble oration? I beg you to excuse me for writing you this letter, and believe me, &c. John A. Andrew, then a young lawyer of Boston, afterwards Governor of Massachusetts during the Civil War, wrote:– You will allow me to say, I hope, that I have read the oration with a satisfaction only equalled by that with which I heard you on the 4th July. And while I thank you a thousand times for the choice you mae winter of 1860-61, conferred frequently with General Scott to promote plans for the military protection of the national capital and forts. Works, Vol. V. pp. 433-483. When the conflict of arms finally opened, he made a fervid address to Massachusetts soldiers in New York on their way to the scene of action; Works, Vol. V. p. 494. See also, Works, Vol. VI. p. 8. and during the Rebellion cordially sustained all war measures, even those most thorough and radical, for its suppression. H