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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Chapter 2: the Worcester period (search)
anly letter. He has heard of some criticisms of mine he thought unjust. . . I had met him at the W. W. Temperance Convention in New York. I have written him an equally frank reply, telling him that I admire some of his qualities and respect his pecuniary honesty and fidelity to engagements, and that I wish while priding himself on this, he could treat the public to a little truth also occasionally — that being, in my opinion, his one enormous sin. ... As for the result of my trial [Anthony Burns riot], I expect a disagreement of the jury. But I don't care much; I shouldn't regret the imprisonment for a few months except for Mary; it would be a good experience, help my influence, and give me a chance to write some things I should be glad to say. But I expect no such thing. Worcester, June 17, 1859 Dearest Mother: We have had the greatest heroine of the age here, Harriet Tubman, a black woman, and a fugitive slave, who has been back eight times secretly and brought out
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30, 31, 315, 316; sketch of, 65, 66. Brownlow, Parson, 168, 169. Brush, George De Forest, 330. Bryce, James, at Newport, 229; at Oxford, 291, 2921. at Cambridge, 322. Buchanan, James, 77 Bull, Ole, 2, 11. Burleigh, Charles, 60-63. Burns, Anthony, case of, 68, 81. Butler, Gen. B. F., 156-58, 260. Butman affair, 66, 68, 69. C Cambridge, Mass., early society in; 1-3; two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of, 321. Canada, descriptions of, 94-98. Carlyle, Thomas, 322. Chan, 80; at Worcester, 44-182, 221-23; on Sir Charles Grandison, 44, 45; and H. W. Beecher, 45-48; and Samuel Longfellow, 47-49; exchanges pulpits, 51, 52, 59; and Theodore Parker, 53, 54; and Lucy Stone, 55, 59-63; and Mrs. Chapman, 68, 69; and Anthony Burns, 68, 81; and Stephen Foster, 69, 70; arrested, 70; and the Quakers, 73-77; and disunion, 77-79; and Barnum, 80, 81; and the John Browns, 77, 84-88; and Sanborn, 86; preaching, 91; notes on contemporaries, 93, 94; in Canada, 94-101; and Harrie