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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 289 3 Browse Search
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana 50 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 28 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 24 0 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 22 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson 14 0 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 10 0 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.) 10 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays 8 0 Browse Search
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 6 0 Browse Search
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Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, XIII: Oldport Days (search)
n parrot Quaker colored with a scarlet tail. The only sensible and intelligible parrot I ever saw, and we had much conversation. And when he lectured in Concord he wrote:— I staid at Mr. Emerson's and it was very sweet to see him with his grandchildren . . . tending the baby of 7 months on his knee and calling him a little philosopher. The Sons of Temperance claimed Colonel Higginson's aid, anti-slavery conventions were still in vogue, and he went several times to Washington and Cleveland to preside at Woman Suffrage Conventions. Mrs. Higginson's letters to the Brattleboro family always contained characteristic comments on her husband's doings. Wentworth has been away two days this week, she wrote, and going to-night to Washington to fight for women. I wish they had been fixed before we were born. . . . Lately he has been trying to find a father and Grandfather for some stray girl— I don't know who—but he has n't found them yet, but I suppose he will persevere—I shoul
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, XIV: return to Cambridge (search)
over the world. In 1884, Colonel Higginson also plunged with ardor into the Mugwump movement, calling anti- Blaine meetings and making campaign speeches for Cleveland. His diary reports an anti-Blaine meeting in early June,—Great success, which gratified me, since it was I who proposed it and drew up call which was signed by om the same record it appears that in the autumn he gave political harangues on five successive evenings in as many cities. This letter gives his impressions of Cleveland and Beecher, that of the latter being less flattering than an earlier estimate, some thirty years before. New York is fairly seething . . . . Business is practically suspended—nobody talks of anything but politics . . . . Gov. Cleveland was at my hotel . . . . I found him a large man, nearly as tall as I and heavily built . . . decidedly plain, but with a very good clear eye and a frank and honest though not handsome mouth. He has not an air of polish— rather what we should call a W<
n Clarke, 68; marriage, 85. See also Higginson, Mary Channing. Channing, Rev. W. H., 85. Channing, Dr., Walter, 48, 70. Charge with Prince Rupert, A, 156, 408. Cheerful Yesterdays, 148, 159, 190, 312. 326, 341, 384, 387, 421-23; work on, 382; Higginson's summary of, 387, 388. Child, Lydia Maria, 68; Higginson reviews book of, 65, 66; his memoir of, 279. Clarke, Mrs., daughter of John Bright, 360. Clarke, Dr., Edward, 23. Clarke, James Freeman, influence of, 68, 85. Cleveland, Grover, impression of, 309. Coleridge, Lord, and Higginson, 360. Coleridge, E. Hartley, and Higginson, 349, 350. Collyer, Dr., Robert, and Higginson, 392, 393. Conference for Education in the South, at Birmingham, Ala., 365, 366. Conway, Moncure D., Higginson preaches for, 326, 327; at Besant trial, 329, 330; parish of, gives present to Higginson, 346, 347; Convention, 336, 337. Crane, Walter, 340. Crawford, Marion, and Higginson, 354, 355. Crothers, Rev. Samuel M., off