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er had worked over it with the zeal of a sincere friend, and the accuracy of an excellent lawyer. By the labors of Mr. Sumner thus far, it appeared that his future career was to be only that of a distinguished lawyer; but, as remarked above, the study of juridical science is essential to the exercise of broad and enlightened statesmanship, for which, though it might have been unconsciously, he was then making preparation. I knew Mr. Sumner, says R. B. Caverly, Esq., in a letter to me dated Lowell, April 1, 1874, in his early manhood. I was with him quite constantly in 1835-36 and ‘37 in the Cambridge Law School, where he occasionally appeared as a professor in place of Judge Story. He was then in manner reserved, yet courteous; in form tall, and comparatively slender. He was prompt in his attendance, and ready in the law. I remember that on his return from Europe he seemed proud to relate that Lord Brougham had expressed to him the opinion that Mr. Justice Story was the greatest j
Chapter 10: Mr. Sumner's Tribute to Mr. Downing. his speech at Lowell. his speech respecting Armories. Mr. Sumner as a Correspondent. his Letters. the Pacific Railroad. Secret Sessions of the Senate. his election to Massachusetts Constitutional Convention, 1853. his speech on Military Affairs. on the basis of Representation. on the Bill of rights. a finger point from Plymouth rock. reply to Mr. Douglas. a day of trial. Landmark of freedom. importance of the quesis country, he has earned, it seems to me, this small appropriation, not as a charity to this desolate widow, but as a compensation for labor done. I hope the amendment will be agreed to. At the State Convention of the Free-soil party held in Lowell on the 15th of September following, Mr. Sumner was received with demonstrations of the heartiest enthusiasm, and delivered a thrilling speech on the necessity and practicability of that organization. Capt. Drayton, the hero of The Pearl, who, t