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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 285 285 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 222 222 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 67 67 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 61 61 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 34 34 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 27 27 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 26 26 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 19 19 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 18 18 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 18 18 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Chapter 2: the Worcester period (search)
a stump, and I did not know how to explain myself. I stood in a circle of six... they made a halo, or cow-low about me. 1855. I saw Rachel in Phedre --one of the most terrible things I ever did, yet fascinating and superblike, as Mrs. James welinds of Beverage, and would have so printed had not some good angel led them to consult me again. This note written in 1855 to Emerson is interesting as showing the price then paid to lecturers: I am authorized by the Committee of the Anti-r your first lecture (or attempt at it) and ten dollars more should you come again,--making thirty dollars in all. In 1855, that gentle pioneer, Lucy Stone, was speaking on Suffrage and Mr. Higginson wrote from Bangor: Lucy is Queen of us duct the case. Of Frank Sanborn, one of the active participants in the Brown conspiracy, Mr. Higginson had written in 1855: We had a pleasant visit last week from the most interesting young man of the day, Frank Sanborn, a Senior at Cambrid
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Chapter 3: Journeys (search)
Chapter 3: Journeys In 1855 the Worcester pastor with a few friends took a trip to Mount Katahdin. This jaunt he described in a current number of Putnam's magazine. These bits of description are taken from his letters home: Mattawaumkeag, Maine, Stopping to tea September 5, 1855 We see Katahdin gloriously all day-pale blue, finer than Monadnock, with vast scars of slides down the sides. All say we can go to the mountain easily and partway up, at least. Lake Camp (Camp No. 2) OutletHenry K. Brown, the sculptor, Larkin Mead's teacher, of whom he will like to hear. . . . The next morning we left Martin's, got to Burlington that night, and home the next (Saturday); and now the lakes and mountains are fading into dreams. In 1855 the Higginsons sailed for Fayal for the benefit of Mrs. Higginson's health. Worcester, July . . .For companions on the voyage we may have Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dabney ... very pleasant people. There seem plenty of entertainments there — oran