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Index

Abbot, Francis E., his comparison of Jesus and Socrates, 208; expounds his views, 289.

Abbott, Rev., Jacob, stanza to, 91.

‘Accademia,’ an, in Rome, 130.

Adams, John Quincy, on Governor Andrew's staff, 266.

Adams, Mrs. John (Abigail Smith), anecdote of, 36.

Agassiz, Alexander, 184; lectures to the Town and Country Club, 406.

Agassiz, Louis, personal appearance, 182; scientific interests, 183; attends Mrs. Howe's parlor lectures, 306.

Agassiz, Mrs. Louis (Elizabeth Cary),president of Radcliffe College, 183.

Albinola, an Italian patriot, 120.

Alfieri, dramas of, 57, 206.

Alger, William R., attends Mrs. Howe's parlor lectures, 306.

Allston, Washington, his studio, 429; at a dinner to Charles Dickens, 43 1.

Almack's, ball at, 105, 106.

Anagnos, Michael, 313; marries Julia Romana Howe, 441.

Anagnos, Mrs., Michael, born at Rome, 128; accompanies her parents to Europe, 313; her death, 439; her work and study, 440; her Metaphysical Club, and interest in the blind, 441.

Andrew, John A., war governor of Massachusetts, 258; his character, 259; his genial nature, 260; becomes governor of Massachusetts, 261; pays for the legal defense of John Brown, 262; a Unitarian: broad religious sympathies, 263, 264; his energy in national affairs, 265; his trips about the State, 266; supports emancipation, 267; arranges an interview with Lincoln for the Howes, 271; his faith in Lincoln, 272.

Anthon, Charles, professor at Columbia College, 23.

Appleton, 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 Hymn of the Republic,’ 275.

Austin, Mrs., sings in New York, 15.

Avignon, the Howes at, 133.

Bache, Prof. A. D., at Mrs. Howe's lecture in Washington, 309.

Baez, President of Santo Domingo, calls upon the Howes, 355; invites [448] them to a state dinner: is expelled by a revolution, 360.

Baggs, Monsignore, Bishop of Pella, presents the Howes to the Pope, 125.

Bailey, Prof. J. W., lectures on insectivorous plants, 407.

Balzac, Honore de, his works read, 58, 206.

Bancroft, George, the historian, his estimate of Hegel, 210; invites Mrs. Howe to write something for the Bryant celebration, 277; his part therein, 279; his life at Newport, 401; in the Town and Country Club, 407.

Barbiere di Seviglia,’ given in New York, 15; admired by Charles Sumner, 176.

Bartol, Dr. C. A., first meeting of the Boston Radical Club held at his house, 281.

Bates, Joshua, founder of the Boston Public Library, 93.

Battle Hymn of the Republic,’ the, writing of, 273-275.

Baxter, Sally. See Hampton, Mrs. Frank.

Bean, Mrs., stewardess of Cunard steamer, 89; lines to, 90.

Beecher, Miss, Catherine, her ‘Cook Book,’ 215.

Beecher, Henry Ward, his letter on Mary Booth's death, 242; advocates woman's suffrage, 378.

Beethoven, symphonies of, in Boston, 14; appreciation of his work taught, 16; selections from, given at the Wards', 49.

Belgioiosa, Princess, her origin and marriage, 422.

Benzon, Mr., Schlesinger, his house a musical centre, 435.

Berlin, Dr. Howe imprisoned at, 118.

Black, William, the novelist, 412.

Blackwell, Henry B., his efforts in the cause of woman suffrage, 380-382.

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