Browsing named entities in Frank Preston Stearns, Cambridge Sketches. You can also browse the collection for George Sumner or search for George Sumner in all documents.

Your search returned 19 results in 2 document sections:

Frank Preston Stearns, Cambridge Sketches, Chevalier Howe. (search)
iend of Sumner, and the second attempt made by Sumner himself was defeated by Hamilton Fish. Doctor was to be all blue sky and smooth sailing. Sumner expressed a kind of regret at Doctor Howe's mar the procedure of the public business. George Sumner also came; like his brother, a man much abm; he helped materially toward the election of Sumner in 1851, and for years afterwards was a leaderof international law or comity, was vexed with Sumner for not promoting the intervention of the Unitwe was a revolutionary character,--and so were Sumner and Lincoln,--but he was a man in all matters e and salutary. It was the essential merit of Sumner and his friends that they recognized the true y epochs of history. That Doctor Howe and Senator Sumner differed in regard to the Cuban rebellion private office. It was the first place that Sumner went to in the morning and the last place thatg public attention. Chevalier Howe outlived Sumner just one year, and Wilson followed him not lon[5 more...]
Frank Preston Stearns, Cambridge Sketches, The War Governor. (search)
unication with Charles Francis Adams, Frank W. Bird, and other leading independents, and played a part in the election of Sumner as well as at various nominating conventions; but he apparently neither sought office nor was sought for it. It may have tawatomie massacre, whether John Brown was connected with it or not, was not so bad in its moral effect as the assault on Sumner. It was what they might expect from attempting to tyrannize over frontier farmers. It is not to be supposed that such mmore populous portion of the State, which Frank W. Bird and Henry L. Pierce took advantage of to bring his name forward. Sumner and Wilson threw their weight into the scales, and Andrew was easily nominated; but he owed this to Frank W. Bird more th chartered steamships to convey regiments to Washington, in case there should be a general uprising in Maryland. Both Sumner and Wilson opposed the appointment of General Butler to the command of the Massachusetts Volunteers, and preferred Caleb