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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 57: attempts to reconcile the President and the senator.—ineligibility of the President for a second term.—the Civil-rights Bill.—sale of arms to France.—the liberal Republican party: Horace Greeley its candidate adopted by the Democrats.—Sumner's reserve.—his relations with Republican friends and his colleague.—speech against the President.—support of Greeley.—last journey to Europe.—a meeting with Motley.—a night with John Bright.—the President's re-election.—1871-1872. (search)
m work before him, and the expectation of meeting his physician, Dr. Brown-Sequard, in Paris. His first anxiety as he reached the ship was, as always in his voyages, to see if his berth was long enough, and the carpenter was sent for to make a new one. Mr. Smith handed him a large bouquet, and his friends left him at 1 P. M., giving him hearty hand-shakes, and waving their handkerchiefs from the tender. Boston Journal, September 3; Boston Advertiser, September 4; Boston Commonwealth, September 7. For the time there was much party bitterness towards Sumner, which he sorely felt; but the better sort, even among Republican leaders, recognized the rectitude of his purpose. G. W. Curtis, in Harper's Weekly, September 21. assured him that the prayers of thousands of true hearts go with him, invoking for him the health which is here denied; and speaking from the platform, the same editor said: I shall never mention Mr. Sumner's name without the utmost affection, respect, and gra