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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 36: first session in Congress.—welcome to Kossuth.—public lands in the West.—the Fugitive Slave Law.—1851-1852. (search)
look to your legislative future with a different feeling from that with which they followed you to your seat in December. R. H. Dana, Jr., wrote: I am glad you had an opportunity to make your speech on a subject of so great general interest, on which you are so well informed, and one disconnected with party issues. I am glad you were so short, and kept so closely to the only point; it is beautifully expressed. The speech drew from a college friend of the class graduating after him—Asaph Churchill, a lawyer of high repute a note warmly commending its assertion of the policy of nonintervention, with a reminiscence of their association at the Law School, which deserves to be preserved:— I am reminded of a conversation we once had at the Law School. Several of us were debating as to the course of life we had best pursue,—what, profession or occupation or line of conduct would best enable us to achieve greatness, which we understood as being wealth, power, place, fame. You p<