ppleton, Thomas G., of Boston, 104; conversation with Samuel Longfellow, 293; his appearance, 431; his wit and culture, 432; lack of serious application, 433; his voyages to Europe, 434.
Arconati, Marchese, his hospitality to the Howes, 119.
Argyll, Duchess of, declines to aid the woman's peace crusade plan, 338.
Armstrong, General, John, father of Mrs. William B. Astor, 64.
Association for the Advancement of Women, the, founded, 386; distribution of its congresses, 392.
Astor, John Jacob, Washington Irving at the house of, 27; calls on Mrs. Howe's father on New Year's Day, 32; wedding gift of, to his granddaughter, 65; fondness for music, 74; anecdotes of, 75, 76.
Astor, William B., his culture and education, 73.
Astor, Mrs. William B. (Margaret Armstrong), her recollection of Mrs. Howe's mother, 5; describes a wedding, 31; gives a dinner: her good taste, 64.
Atherstone, the Howes at, 136.
Atlantic Monthly, The, 232, 236, 280; first published the Battle Hym