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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 17: London again.—characters of judges.—Oxford.—Cambridge— November and December, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
ed to avoid Westminster Hall to-day and to keep in the house, hoping to be well enough to dine with Bingham this evening. The Attorney-General asked me, a few days ago, for some American references that would bear upon the case of Stockdale v. Hansard, This controversy is described at length in Life of Lord Denman, Vol. II. pp. 36-62, 228-231. It disturbed permanently the relations of the Chief-Justice (Denman) and the Attorney-General (Campbell). The case is reported in Adolphus and Ellis's Reports, Vol. IX. pp. 1-243 (argued April 23, 24, and 25, and May 28, 1839, and opinions given May 31); and Vol. XI. pp. 253-300 (heard Jan. 11 and 27, 1840). Sumner referred to it in his speech of June 15, 1860, on the imprisonment of Thaddeus Hyatt, under an order of the Senate. Works, Vol. IV. p. 439. wherein the question arises whether the House of Commons could privilege a libellous publication. I have written him in reply, stating that no such question had yet risen among us; bu
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 28: the city Oration,—the true grandeur of nations.—an argument against war.—July 4, 1845.—Age 34. (search)
s Norton, Rev. Dr. N. L. Frothingham, Peleg W. Chandler, Alexander H. Everett, Theodore Sedgwick, and Henry T. Tuckerman. The most thoughtful treatment of his discourse was contained in the letters of Prof. Norton, Richard H. Dana, Jr., and T. Flower Ellis, whose suggestions independently given are in singular accord. Of those who approved the oration without stating any qualification, very few were non-resistants or distinctively peace men; most of them simply believed the war spirit inhumbserve, been favorably mentioned in the journals. I hope that what you saw of England will induce you to pay us another visit; and you will find few of your many friends and admirers more happy to see you again than Mrs. Ker and myself. T. Flower Ellis,—now best known as Macaulay's friend, —while at York, on the Northern Circuit, wrote, March 9, 1846:— I was much gratified by your kind remembrance of me, shown by the transmission of your oration pronounced on the July anniversary. I<