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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 234 234 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) 54 54 Browse Search
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Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 40 40 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 24 24 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.) 24 24 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 20 20 Browse Search
Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing) 16 16 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 16 16 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 15 15 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 2: Parentage and Family.—the father. (search)
last appointment, which met with some opposition, are highly creditable to him. They show how careful the Governor was, in his consideration of personal questions, not to do injustice to any one. The office of sheriff, to which is attached the custody of the jail, brought Mr. Sumner an annual revenue varying from $2,000 to $3,000, and once or twice considerably exceeding the larger sum. With this assured income he had, in 1828, accumulated $17,000; in 1830, $27,000; and at his decease, in 1839, his property was valued at nearly $50,000. The office enabled him to give his son Charles a liberal education. He always entertained the liveliest gratitude to Governor Lincoln, accounting him, in a letter to him, Jan. 21, 1834, his greatest earthly benefactor, as, without his favor, he should not probably have sent a son to college. Governor Lincoln answered, as he retired from office, in terms appreciative of the sheriff's personal and official character. The sheriff's sureties, on h
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 8: early professional life.—September, 1834, to December, 1837.—Age, 23-26. (search)
us. He lived at Hamburg the later years of his life. He gave his time largely to the inspection of prisons, and to writing upon prison systems. He was the German translator of Ticknor's History of Spanish Literature. Foelix, the editor of the Revue Étrangere, was afterwards to render Sumner substantial kindness during the latter's visit to Paris. Louis Wolowski 1810-1876. Wolowski was chosen a member of the Chamber of Deputies in 1848-49, and 1871, and afterwards a senator for life. In 1839, he became a law professor in the Conservatory of the Arts and Trades; and in 1855 was admitted to the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences. He founded the first Credit foncier of Paris, which became the Credit fancier of France. His funeral on Aug. 18, 1876, though simple in rites, was imposing in the attendance of distinguished men. The religious services were held at the Église de la Trinite, and a discourse was pronounced at Pere La Chaise on behalf of the Academy. Journal des Debats
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 11: Paris.—its schools.—January and February, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
one upon steamboats, the person reading the memoir sitting at a table in front of the president. After the memoirs had been read, the secretary, M. Arago (a man whose personal appearance reminded me of Mr. Bailey, Ebenezer Bailey, who died in 1839. the schoolmaster of Boston), read the different communications, amounting to a dozen or more. It was then announced that the Academy would go into secret session; and all strangers retired. I was honored with a seat, by invitation of the presidtive law. He investigated, both in books and visits to institutions in France, Switzerland, and Germany, philanthropic schemes for the improvement of public health, industry, and education, and for the administration of charities. He published in 1839, in four volumes, the work which he was writing when Sumner was in Paris, on Public Beneficence,—De la Bienfaisance Publique. I had a letter of introduction to him from Dr. Channing; and on Saturday last I left it with my card. On the next day I
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 12: Paris.—Society and the courts.—March to May, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
eb S. Henry; a clergyman born in Rutland, Mass., in 1804. In 1834 he published Cousin's Psychology, being a translation of Cousin's lectures on Locke's Essay on the Human Understanding. He was one of the founders of the New York Review, and from 1839 to 1852 Professor of History and Philosophy in the University of New York. Mr. Ripley, George Ripley was born in Greenfield, Mass., Oct. 3, 1802. He published, 1838-1842, Edited Specimens of Foreign Standard Literature, which contained his traf the fulness of the mind the pen moves. . . . As ever affectionately yours, C. S. Journal. April 10. To-day was presented by Colonel White Joseph M. White, delegate to Congress from Florida from 1823 to 1837. He died at St. Louis in 1839. to Madame Murat, Caroline Bonaparte, Napoleon's youngest sister, was born at Ajaccio, March 26, 1782. As the wife of Murat, whom she married in 1800, she became Queen of Naples in 1808. After his execution, in 1815, she assumed the title of
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 13: England.—June, 1838, to March, 1839.—Age, 27-28. (search)
offices of both of you I am indebted for these prestiges in my favor, which go a good way towards ultimate success. . . . Thanks to your friendly interposition [referring to a forthcoming review of the Ferdinand and Isabella in the Quarterly ], I have no doubt this will be better than they deserve; and, should it be otherwise, I shall feel equally indebted to you.—Prescott's Life, pp. 339, 340. He sought the publication of Longfellow's poems, The Voices of the Night was not published till 1839. who was as yet known in England chiefly by his Outre-Mer; and made similar efforts for Richard Hildreth's Archy Moore, and Sparks's Washington. He purchased books for the Harvard Law School, and for Judge Story, Professor Greenleaf, and Luther S. Cushing; and caused copies of original manuscripts of Lord Hale and Hargrave to be made for the judge. His interest in the peculiar toils and pursuits of his friends was constant, and he spared no pains to serve them. While in England, he was m
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 14: first weeks in London.—June and July, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
e extreme. We have no man like him; in some respects he reminded me of William Sullivan, 1774-1839; an eminent lawyer of Boston, and a Federalist in politics. As an author, he wrote upon the charose. He has been for some years one of the senior clerks of the colonial office. He married, in 1839, a daughter of Lord Monteagle (Thomas Spring Rice). the author of Philip Van Artevelde, Babbage, , 1790-1866. He represented Limerick in Parliament from 1820 to 1832, and Cambridge from 1832 to 1839; was Under-Secretary of State of the Home Department in 1827; Secretary of the Treasury from 1830and enjoyed greatly each other's society. Mr. Senior invited Sumner to dine several times in 1838-39. as a Master in Chancery; with Mr. Justice Vaughan at Chambers in Serjeants' Inn; and lastly, yest, Sunday, July 15. Have I told you the character of Mr. Justice Vaughan? John Vaughan, 1768-1839. He became a baron of the Exchequer in 1827, and a judge of the Common Pleas in 1834. He was su
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 15: the Circuits.—Visits in England and Scotland.—August to October, 1838.—age, 27. (search)
t this retreat, where he was accustomed to pass the winter season. In 1838, he was writing Sketches of Statesmen of the Time of George III., which were published, 1839-43. He invited Sumner to dine with him at 4 Grafton Street, London, in February, 1839. In the letter introducing him to Baron Alderson, he said: This will be delfrom 1832 to 1835; succeeded Francis Jeffrey, in 1834, as Lord-Advocate, and, losing the office in a few months, resumed it in 1835, and was raised to the bench in 1839 as a Lord of Session. He died March 7, 1859, in his eighty-first year, at his residence on Great Stuart Street, Edinburgh. Save Brougham, he was the last survivoLabouchere, 1798-1869. He was a member of Parliament from 1826 to 1859, became Privy Councillor in 1835, and was Vice-president of the Board of Trade from 1835 to 1839, and again from 1847 to 1852; Chief Secretary for Ireland from 1846 to 1847; Colonial Secretary from 1855 to 1858, and was raised to the peerage as Baron Taunton i