ose senior he was by four years, gave pleasant reminiscences of her childhood, and of his residence in Mr. French's family in his boyhood.
Memorial of Madam Abigail Stearns, with Funeral Discourses of Rev. Samuel Sewall, and of her son, Rev. Jonathan F. Stearns.
Charles Pinckney Sumner entered Harvard College in 1792, and graduated in 1796.
The members of his class who became most widely known were Dr. James Jackson, the eminent physician, who survived till 1867; Rev. Dr. Leonard Woods; and John Pickering.
Charles Sumner's tributes to Mr. Pickering are well known.
Biographical Sketch of the late John Pickering, Works, Vol.
I. p. 214; The Scholar (Mr. Pickering), the Jurist, the Artist, the Philanthropist, Works Vol.
I. p. 241. His college quarterly-bills, including board in commons and tuition, varied from twenty-eight to thirty-six dollars.
In college his compositions were largely poetical.
Among his themes of this kind were, Non omnia possumus omnes, W