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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 39: the debate on Toucey's bill.—vindication of the antislavery enterprise.—first visit to the West.—defence of foreign-born citizens.—1854-1855. (search)
as Dubuque He met in Iowa Governor James W. Grimes, afterwards senator, who thought that Sumner was not intellectually like Webster or Chase, but that what is wonderful in a politician, he has a heart. Grimes's Life, pp. 74, 75. and going to Chicago, he went north to Milwaukee to seek Mr. Booth, who had recently contested the validity of the Fugitive Slave law, and with him went to Windsor to call on Mr. Durkee, the newly chosen Republican senator from Wisconsin, whom they did not find at home. Sumner then journeyed as far as the capital, Madison, and thence returned to Chicago. At the end of July he was at Detroit, whence he made a tour on the lakes, going as far as Lake Superior. He wrote, August 6 from Lake Superior, to his classmate, Dr. J. W. Bemis, regretting that he had been unable to attend the meeting of his class at Cambridge on their twenty-fifth year from graduation. On board a steamer, August 11, he wrote a letter denouncing Judge Kane's imprisonment of Passamo
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 40: outrages in Kansas.—speech on Kansas.—the Brooks assault.—1855-1856. (search)
nd reviled. To E. L. Pierce, March 21:— I have received your beautiful and complete notice of my book. Notice of Sumner's third volume of speeches in Chicago Daily Journal, March 17, 1856. It is more than I deserved. How little did I dream as I pursued my studies at College, and then at the Law School, that such thingdone by me. For your faithful friendship I am most grateful. My brother George has come, and pleased me much by telling me good news of you. I am glad you are at Chicago, if you must be away from Massachusetts. Trumbull is a hero, and more than a match for Douglas. Illinois in sending him does much to make me forget that she srutal, murderous, and cowardly. Among similar demonstrations were meetings in Brooklyn, Philadelphia, New Haven, Providence, Rochester, Buffalo, Canandaigua, and Chicago. In some of these, eminent divines, like Francis Wayland, Leonard Bacon, and F. H. Hedge, bore a part. In Massachusetts the public indignation rose to its hig
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 43: return to the Senate.—the barbarism of slavery.—Popular welcomes.—Lincoln's election.—1859-1860. (search)
for President and Edward Everett for Vice-President. The Republicans met at Chicago, May 16, and passing by Seward, the leading candidate, nominated Abraham Lincoed your brother's speech and your article,—both excellent. I can trust you at Chicago, for I know that you are true and earnest. Should Seward be rejected there, Ie now. Von Holst, vol. VII. p. 170. We can elect any man the convention at Chicago choose to nominate. You know that I always keep aloof from personal questionsll of the Slave Power, vol. II. p. 695. and wrote to him, after the result at Chicago, a letter of sympathy, to which Seward replied in language showing how deeply e convention he returned to Washington. Just after the writer's return from Chicago, he dined at Adams's in company with Seward and Sumner, and at Seward's in com which the Southern leaders had given to the discussion. John Wentworth, of Chicago, treated it in his journal as the embodiment of Republicanism. A reception