use when on his anti-slavery missions.
In a letter urging Mr. Garrison to visit Washington, Senator Wilson wrote (Ms.
Feby. 11, 1864) that, in a recent interview with Secretary Stanton, the latter sen went to the Capitol, and there found Congress in session.
We sent in our cards to Sumner and Wilson, who instantly came out and insisted on our going upon the floor of the Senate, where we really n, B. F. Wade, M. S. Wilkinson, E. D. Morgan. sensation was produced by my presence.
Sumner and Wilson were exceedingly marked in their attentions.
Tilton and I went afterwards to see where we couccupy, but our application was in vain.
Every hotel is more than full.
Fortunately for us, Senator Wilson insisted on our coming to his hotel (the Washington), and by his influence got a room for us. We have dined and taken tea with Wilson, who is unremitting in his attentions.
To-morrow we shall go to the House of Representatives—to Arlington Heights—etc., etc. . . .
Washington, June 10, 18