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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 44: Secession.—schemes of compromise.—Civil War.—Chairman of foreign relations Committee.—Dr. Lieber.—November, 1860April, 1861. (search)
861, at New Bedford; Schouler's History of Massachusetts in the Civil War. vol. I. pp. 44-47. Phil Dr. Howe, January 17:— I trust that Massachusetts continues unseduced by any proposition of scoe Conkling, and Owen Lovejoy; and among Massachusetts members, Alley, Buffinton, Burlingame, Elinly keep its tranquility and firmness. If Massachusetts begins a retreat, I know not where it willr, February 4, said that it was a libel on Massachusetts for Sumner to say that her people did not he winter there was a determined effort in Massachusetts to repeal the personal liberty law of the nfluence of the surrender were confined to Massachusetts I would try to bear it,—cover my face withy feel that you, who are now defending our Massachusetts laws, are defending the most vital principhe question. But I trust that at last our Massachusetts honor is safe. Do give me some assurance ham, Dr. Samuel Cabot, and E. L. Pierce of Massachusetts. The various schemes of compromise, ag[16 more...]<
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 45: an antislavery policy.—the Trent case.—Theories of reconstruction.—confiscation.—the session of 1861-1862. (search)
d. Among Northern senators were Wilson of Massachusetts, Morrill and Fessenden of Maine, Hale of Nion closed August 6. Sumner on his way to Massachusetts made visits to Mr. Jay at Bedford and Mr. ered the same differences of opinion as in Massachusetts. It was the subject of wide discussion in crushed out. The Republican journals of Massachusetts, outside of Boston, however, generally appWilliam Schouler, author of the History of Massachusetts in the Civil War, wrote, Feb. 18, 1869, ofext month he repeated in several cities of Massachusetts, and also in Providence, Albany, and Philagenerally applauded it. Among those who in Massachusetts gave it sanction were Edward Everett, Theoailey, a deceased member of the House from Massachusetts, whose election he had materially aided ats that certain officers, some of them from Massachusetts, had been returning fugitive slaves; and min an argument before the Supreme Court of Massachusetts in 1849, and which he was to continue to t
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 46: qualities and habits as a senator.—1862. (search)
17. 1869 (Globe, p. 726), I never knew the day to come when my friend from Massachusetts really thought the Senate ought to adjourn; and three days later (Globe, ppheld some important executive or administrative office,—that of governor of Massachusetts, or a member of the Cabinet at Washington, for example,—that he might have stimony in writing, that of all the gentlemen who have formerly represented Massachusetts, or who now have that honor, either in the Senate or House of Representativchess of Argyll; a dozen or twenty faithful friends who wrote of affairs in Massachusetts; old Abolitionists in all parts of the country, well known or obscure,—inder house. Among the visitors were writers for public journals, friends from Massachusetts, politicians from all parts of the country, survivors of the old antislaverher pension for herself and little ones, she will think of the senator from Massachusetts. Sumner's admirers often named their children for him. His replies to th<
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 47: third election to the Senate. (search)
o make the war an abolition war. But standing alone, it was in Massachusetts too reduced in numbers to carry an election. From another quarpeople in the nomination of a senator was contrary to custom in Massachusetts; but it had a distinguished precedent in another State,—in Illi amendment, which approved the conduct of the two senators from Massachusetts, and nominated Sumner for re-election as a statesman, a scholarnation of logic, humor, and sarcasm, no lawyer or politician of Massachusetts at that time equalled him. He had a quick-witted sense of the c, acknowledging the great obligations of his clients to the two Massachusetts senators for their efficient service in protecting a great New his present position. Other States were not as steadfast as Massachusetts in 1862. The Administration was outvoted in New York and New JArgyll, November 12:— You will hear of the elections. In Massachusetts the vote has been all that I could desire. In New York it has
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)
ton, commanding at Beaufort, S. C., to enlist slaves, and in January, 1863, gave a similar authority to Governor Sprague of Rhode Island and Governor Andrew of Massachusetts. With the beginning of the new year the enlistment of colored soldiers became the fixed policy of the government. To the same period belong Mr. Lincoln's pro to his country. He remained in the Senate till his death, late in 1872. Among his eulogists none paid to his memory a warmer tribute than his associate from Massachusetts, so often his antagonist, who was soon to follow him. Dec. 18, 1872. Works, vol. XV. pp. 261-265. On that occasion Sumner said:— Time is teacher andurlow Weed, Governor Morgan, and Hiram Barney, besought him to give several addresses in the State of New York; he was asked to preside at the Republican State convention in Massachusetts. These requests were declined, and engagements to deliver a lecture were given up on account of the critical condition of his brother's health
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 49: letters to Europe.—test oath in the senate.—final repeal of the fugitive-slave act.—abolition of the coastwise slave-trade.—Freedmen's Bureau.—equal rights of the colored people as witnesses and passengers.—equal pay of colored troops.—first struggle for suffrage of the colored people.—thirteenth amendment of the constitution.— French spoliation claims.—taxation of national banks.— differences with Fessenden.—Civil service Reform.—Lincoln's re-election.—parting with friends.—1863-1864. (search)
I declared you to be able to do us the most good. But Massachusetts has already more than her quota according to the propor850. If at that election I received from the people of Massachusetts any special charge, it was to use my best endeavors to use passed, March 1, 1864, a bill, reported by Eliot of Massachusetts, which established a freedmen's bureau under the war depay for colored troops, particularly those enlisted for Massachusetts regiments, became a subject of controversy which involvof gratitude which the country owed to the senator from Massachusetts for his patriotism and statesmanship, and pronounced hideath. J. W. Grimes's Life, p. 279. Governor Andrew of Massachusetts, foremost among war governors, who had occasion to seeke. This nomination was assisted by some delegates from Massachusetts, who thought that a loyal Southern man would add more sin by cavalier colonists. He spoke in certain towns in Massachusetts, and also in Hartford and New London, Conn., where Mr.
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)
of Columbia the voice of the senator from Massachusetts is heard in this hall. He will repeal chaiance and affiliation of the senators from Massachusetts and Kentucky, and that the lion and the lanight session to hear all the senator from Massachusetts had to say, and then vote on his amendment Senate, and particularly the senator from Massachusetts—one of five only among the Administration Hendricks, who said that the senator from Massachusetts is determined that none of these States sh, and also in speeches. Governor Andrew of Massachusetts felt assured of the President's honesty ofnt's proceedings. George L. Stearns, of Massachusetts, distinguished for his services for the cohe coining Republican State convention for Massachusetts. At any other time I should not do it; bu shall now, in order to speak the voice of Massachusetts. Sumner had already made an appeal to urrent of opinion elsewhere, the people of Massachusetts were with Sumner. Fortunate the senator w[9 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)
he interview there was a colloquy, in which the President reminded the senator of murders in Massachusetts and assaults in Boston as an offset to outrages visited at the South on negroes and white Unesire to have it operate—on limitations of suffrage founded on insufficient education, as in Massachusetts and Mississippi; or insufficient property, as in Rhode Island. This discrimination in Rhof the House reported, Feb. 26, 1891, that the restrictive provisions of the constitutions of Massachusetts and Mississippi required a reduction in the representation of those States. The amendment co on the subject. See her Letters, p. 207. He wrote to William Claflin, May 4:— If Massachusetts speaks, it must be for those principles which are essential to the peace and stability of thhat do they seek to accomplish? I have known Andrew John A. Andrew, formerly governor of Massachusetts, now retired from office and engaged in the practice of the law. There was a general feeling
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)
ind. Hendricks said (Jan. 30, 1868, Congressional Globe, p. 860): I said in the Senate a year or two ago that the course of things is this: the senator from Massachusetts steps out boldly, declares his doctrine, and then he is approached [reproached?], and finally he governs. He referred probably to his remarks, June 24, 1864. lves anew. Until then there will be no response; nothing short of this will be hard pan. As our discussion has proceeded here, the hard pan has prevailed. In Massachusetts we have what is equivalent to a small rating; every voter, before his name can be registered, must pay a poll-tax, which is usually $1.50, or about six shillinpainful, and I have no heart to write a lecture. Chase is on a tour, which has an electioneering color. Stanton is still with Hooper on the southern shore of Massachusetts; they were to be in Nantucket to-day. Sumner had only once (in 1855) visited the West, and though often urged to do so had never been before a Western audi
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, chapter 10 (search)
st members,—Jenckes of Rhode Island, Eliot and Dawes of Massachusetts, Woodbridge of Vermont, Baker and Judd of Illinois, anday the five-twenties in coin, and replying to Butler of Massachusetts, and Pike of Maine, who had advocated the taxation of tttle taste for such discussions; and General Butler, of Massachusetts, a champion of the Ohio idea in the House, had encountet, R. A. Chapman, Chief-Justice of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts, in a letter to Sumner, October 30, commended the speec I take up my pen to congratulate you and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the whole country upon your re-election to a spirited debate in the Senate on the question whether Massachusetts, having already in 1859 received the principal, was entison's call for the State militia. Maine, as a part of Massachusetts in 1812, was entitled to a share in the amount to be recovered; and Massachusetts had in advance appropriated her own share to the aid of the European and North American Railway, i
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