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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 48: Seward.—emancipation.—peace with France.—letters of marque and reprisal.—foreign mediation.—action on certain military appointments.—personal relations with foreigners at Washington.—letters to Bright, Cobden, and the Duchess of Argyll.—English opinion on the Civil War.—Earl Russell and Gladstone.—foreign relations.—1862-1863. (search)
. Of this there can be no doubt. History would so record the act. I return the letter of the prince, The Count of Paris, who had written to Mr. Jay concerning the purposes of the French government towards the United States. which I read careister, M. Drouyn de l'huys, had asked Mr. Dayton, at their first meeting after intelligence of the resolution had reached Paris (Mr. Seward's explanation not yet being known), Do you bring us peace or war? When the correspondence of the state depsul at Liverpool, for distribution among members of Parliament. A French translation of the Address abridged appeared in Paris, and was commended in the Siecle by Henri Martin. It met, naturally enough, with intemperate criticism from the London Tited him on questions with Great Britain. One product of Sumner's vacation was a magazine article on Franklin's life in Paris as ambassador of our country, which began with tracing the pedigree of the famous line concerning him, Eripuit coelo fulm
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 50: last months of the Civil War.—Chase and Taney, chief-justices.—the first colored attorney in the supreme court —reciprocity with Canada.—the New Jersey monopoly.— retaliation in war.—reconstruction.—debate on Louisiana.—Lincoln and Sumner.—visit to Richmond.—the president's death by assassination.—Sumner's eulogy upon him. —President Johnson; his method of reconstruction.—Sumner's protests against race distinctions.—death of friends. —French visitors and correspondents.—1864-1865. (search)
sador for his country at Constantinople and at Paris. Sumner, who was much attached to him, wrote shed to break his fall. He had been urged for Paris. He brought a paper to me recommending him, awith comments. I then pressed Mr. Everett for Paris. It was at a later day that he let me know ofner recommended his appointment as minister to Paris. On account of his duties as senator, he was tin Cochin, Laugel, Montalembert, the Count of Paris, and his old friends at Montpellier, the familrt, whom Sumner had met on his later visits to Paris, rejoiced in our successes, and expressed in hs admiration of Sumner's career. The Count of Paris, The count, who wrote English as perfectly th letters to Sumner in 1864 from the Count of Paris and M. Cochin. He was with the senator familionfidence had subsisted since their meeting in Paris in 1857, visited the United States in 1864-186at Rome, whose acquaintance Sumner had made in Paris. The marquis was from that time a frequent vi[1 more...]
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 51: reconstruction under Johnson's policy.—the fourteenth amendment to the constitution.—defeat of equal suffrage for the District of Columbia, and for Colorado, Nebraska, and Tennessee.—fundamental conditions.— proposed trial of Jefferson Davis.—the neutrality acts. —Stockton's claim as a senator.—tributes to public men. —consolidation of the statutes.—excessive labor.— address on Johnson's Policy.—his mother's death.—his marriage.—1865-1866. (search)
en about as opposite in character and career as they could be, and never standing so long together before or after. During this excursion Sumner and George Bemis casually met—two friends who were always in unison. Sumner wrote to Henry Woods, Paris, August 15:— I am glad to believe that our relations with France are to be excellent. I have insisted throughout the session that has closed that there should be no offensive declaration; in other words, that Congress should be quiet. My sh, Governor Morgan, and Mrs. President Lincoln; from friends across the ocean who had kept up a constant interest in his welfare and followed closely his career, the Duchess of Sutherland, the Argylls, the Cranworths, Robert Ingham, the Count of Paris, and the Laugels. From Washington, the diplomatic corps, particularly Baron Gerolt, its dean, saluted him cordially. The congratulations expressed only one regret,—that he had delayed the step so long. At last he was to enter on a life for w<
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 52: Tenure-of-office act.—equal suffrage in the District of Columbia, in new states, in territories, and in reconstructed states.—schools and homesteads for the Freedmen.—purchase of Alaska and of St. Thomas.—death of Sir Frederick Bruce.—Sumner on Fessenden and Edmunds.—the prophetic voices.—lecture tour in the West.—are we a nation?1866-1867. (search)
land to the United States was a model of completeness and elegance. I know nothing in the same space which at the time struck me so favorably. To the Count of Paris, May 28:— I am always interested in what you so kindly write. I regret that my constant duties leave me so little time for any proper reply. You always opes. He was the brother of the Earl of Elgin, former governor-general of Canada, and of Lady Augusta, wife of Dean Stanley. Sumner had also been kindly received in Paris in 1858-1859 by their mother, the Dowager Lady Elizabeth Bruce. Sir Frederick came to Washington just before Mr. Lincoln's death, and from his arrival was on terms, contracted in youth, began with his Characters of Lawyers and Judges, Ante, vol. i. p. 124. and appears in later papers, Benjamin Franklin and John Slidell at Paris (Works, vol. VIII. pp. 1-38): Clemency and Common Sense, a Curiosity of Literature. Works, vol. IX. pp. 503-544. which required toilsome research. John Sherman
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 54: President Grant's cabinet.—A. T. Stewart's disability.—Mr. Fish, Secretary of State.—Motley, minister to England.—the Alabama claims.—the Johnson-Clarendon convention.— the senator's speech: its reception in this country and in England.—the British proclamation of belligerency.— national claims.—instructions to Motley.—consultations with Fish.—political address in the autumn.— lecture on caste.—1869. (search)
he historian. Correspondence of J. L Motley, vol. i. p. 261. Mr. and Mrs. Fish expressed their thanks for his attentions to their daughters, then school girls in Paris, whom he called upon when his wounds from the application of the moxa compelled abstinence from society. Some weeks later, on their visit to that city, when he was still under Dr. Brown-Sequard's treatment, they made a call of sympathy upon him; and meeting again in Paris the same year, he was their guest at their family Thanksgiving dinner. Letters were passing between them and him while he was at Montpellier and in Italy; and one of his warmest welcomes on his return home, with health remphatic in its approval. Similar testimonies came from Mr. Hooper, R. H. Dana, Jr., General Cushing, E. R. Hoar, E. G. Spaulding, Ira Harris, E. B. Washburne (from Paris), and A. G. Curtin (from St. Petersburg). Mr. Fish was pleased with the speech, particularly with its treatment of the Cuban question. He wrote, October 9, to the
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 56: San Domingo again.—the senator's first speech.—return of the angina pectoris.—Fish's insult in the Motley Papers.— the senator's removal from the foreign relations committee.—pretexts for the remioval.—second speech against the San Domingo scheme.—the treaty of Washington.—Sumner and Wilson against Butler for governor.—1870-1871. (search)
r appears to have spoken in executive session, May 10, in favor of the publication of the treaty (Boston Journal, May 11). He expressed the opinion that it would be hailed with joy by the thinking men of Great Britain and the United States. Boston Journal. Jan. 14, 1878. He moved some amendments, though not pressing them, with these ends: (1) The security of private property at sea, not contraband of war, in conformity with the amendment proposed by the United States to the Declaration of Paris; (2) The abolition of commercial blockades, a measure which had been greatly desired by Mr. Cobden; (3) The denial of a national or belligerent character to vessels not holding a commission given at a port in the actual occupation of the commissioning government,—a provision which was in accordance with his view of ocean belligerency, and to which the British commissioners had been specially authorized in their instructions to assent; (4) The treatment as pirates of vessels employed in burn
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)
Brown-Sequard, who was then supposed to be in Paris. A journalist, Charles T. Congdon, who as af meeting his physician, Dr. Brown-Sequard, in Paris. His first anxiety as he reached the ship was of his nomination for governor, he crossed to Paris, where he took lodgings at Hotel Walther, Rue and E. B. Washburne, then American minister to Paris. Caleb Cushing was then in Paris, but his a dated October 7, gave an account of Sumner in Paris, was Governor Bullock. His intimate friends re M. Chevalier (1806-1879), then absent from Paris, expressed in a letter to Sumner his regret thent, Sept. 9, 1880.:— On his last trip to Paris, Mr. Sumner had a strong desire to see M. Gamb. He felt that it was to be his last visit to Paris, and he made the most of his time, haunting thed or more falsely misrepresented. Leaving Paris October 19, Sumner stopped at Brussels and Antkering, Quaritch, and Ellis, buying here as in Paris rather lavishly than wisely, and only regretti[6 more...]
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 58: the battle-flag resolution.—the censure by the Massachusetts Legislature.—the return of the angina pectoris. —absence from the senate.—proofs of popular favor.— last meetings with friends and constituents.—the Virginius case.—European friends recalled.—1872-1873. (search)
ndness, has made me live again in pleasant scenes of the past. Nothing has so recalled old memories. Valued friends now dead reappear as in a magic mirror. Besides the great author, are others,—Tocqueville and wife at his old castle, Senior in Paris and London, Cornewall Lewis, Molesworth, the Dean of St. Paul's, Hallam, Parkes, John Austin and wife, all of whom I see again! Nor are all dead. I was glad to read of Charles Austin, 1 Ante, vol. II. p. 57, note. whose talk I always placeds of ambition were to be a bencher of the inn where he studied, and a trustee of the British Museum. I was interested in the efforts of the historian to obtain for Lewis a copy of the works of Saint-Pierre. Four years before I had imported from Paris a complete set,—more than twenty-five volumes. While with Tocqueville I enjoyed touch a visit to the old ancestral home of Saint-Pierre, some five or six miles from Tocqueville, in a thick wood, gridironed with roads and paths. Ante, vol. I
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, chapter 18 (search)
h documents concerning the treaty which had been printed by the Senate as confidential; and he sent this pamphlet to senators and to the leading journals of the country, in which it was reviewed. Articles in favor of the ratification appeared in Paris contemporaneously in the Moniteur and Pays, which indicated a prompting from the same source. It is safe to say that a pressure of such various kinds by a foreign power to carry a treaty in the Senate is without precedent. The paper under conhis name therefore received no grateful mention. Raasloff's career as a public man ended with his diplomatic failure, and with the fall of his ministry as the consequence; and leaving his country he passed the rest of his life abroad, chiefly in Paris, and died in the suburb of Passy, Feb. 14, 1883, at the age of sixty-seven. He was in New York in May, 1872, but he had become soured by disappointment, and kept aloof from Washington. Within a month before General Raasloff left Washington in