“To speak at the meeting in memory of Cheshub Chunder Sen at Parker Memorial Hall.
Heard T. W. Higginson
and Mrs. Cheney
H. spoke at length of Phillips
and said too much about his later mistakes, I thought, saying nothing about his suffrage work, of which I took care to speak, when it was my turn.
Several persons thanked me for my words, which treated very briefly of Phillips
's splendid services to humanity.”
[She spoke of him as “the most finished orator of our time,” and as “the Chrysostom of modern reform.” ]
. Wendell Phillips
I am invited to attend memorial services at Faneuil Hall on Friday evening. I accept.”
.... I was very glad that I had come to this, the People
's meeting, and had been able to be heard in Faneuil Hall, the place of all others where the People
should commemorate Wendell Phillips
My task was to speak of his services to the cause of Woman.
Others spoke of him in connection with Labor Reform, Anti-Slavery, Ireland
, and Temperance.”