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1 John Bigelow of the ‘Evening Post,’ who was more in sympathy with Sumner's views than his associates Bryant and Godwin, wrote, June 27, that while appreciating ‘the doubt whether such a speech might not inflame the hostility of the enemies of freedom more than the enthusiasm of its friends,’ he did not think a different treatment of the subject could reasonably be expected from its author.
2 Works, vol. v. pp. 1-174.
4 The account of the scene is compiled from letters to newspapers. Boston Traveller, June 9, by E. L. Pierce; Boston Journal, June 6, by B. P. Poore; Boston ‘Atlas and Bee,’ June 11, by James Parker; New York Independent, June 14, by D. W. Bartlett; New York Tribune, June 5; New York Evening Post, June 5 and 7; Chautauqua (N. Y.) Democrat, June 13; Iowa City Republican, June 20. W. M. Dickson, of the Cincinnati bar, gave a vivid description of the scene, several years later, in a letter to the writer, and afterwards published it in the Cincinnati Commercial, Nov. 28, 1877.
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