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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)
n Committee, sat near Adams as he was speaking; and when he closed, Everett gave him congratulations and approval. Another hearer was Cassius M. Clay, who approved Adams's propositions in an address in Washington, January 26; New York Tribune, January 28. Adams in this speech indicated his disposition to abandon the personal liberty laws of the States. Everett approved the Crittenden Compromise in a letter to the author of it; but Winthrop's reply was guarded. Coleman's Life of J. J. Crittenperfectly firm. He says that the Republican party shall not with his assent become a mere sucked egg, all shell and no meat,—the principle all sucked out. Pray keep our friends at Albany firm, firm, firm,—not a pepper corn. To F. W. Bird, January 28:— I read every word, although your letter was one of thirty brought me at the same time. I see the future clearly,—all bright for freedom, if the North will only keep its tranquility and firmness. If Massachusetts begins a retreat, I k
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)
e statement of the American case. Elaborate notes in Sumner's Works (vol. VI. pp. 162-168, 219-242) review the disputes and print extracts from newspapers and correspondence. English opinion was discontented with Sumner's treatment of the English precedents. (London Times, Jan. 25, 1862.) Its contributor, W. V. Harcourt, writing under the pseudonym of Historicus, weakened his argument by personalities, which he modified in a volume published later. Henry Reeve, in a letter to Sumner, January 28, attributed to him a misconception of the English precedents, and claimed that the English position was what Sumner denied it to be in a passage of his speech found in Works, vol. VI. p. 175. A correspondent of the New York Tribune, Jan. 13, 1862, mentions that the foreign ministers at Washington commended Sumner for his tact, and regarded the speech as forming a chapter in the law of nations. Mr. Dana thought the speech the best thing for Sumner's popularity and reputation he had done,
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)
zed nations. Jan. 24 and 29, 1865; Works, vol. IX. pp. 206-228. Among lawyers who wrote to him commending his course were John Lowell (afterwards United States circuit judge), P. W. Chandler, and Francis E. Parker of Boston, and Edwards Pierrepont of New York. Charles F. Adams, Jr., then an officer in the service, made some temperate criticisms on the senator's positions in letters to him, Feb. 1 and 7, 1865, and also contributed an article on Retaliation to the Army and Navy Journal, January 28. Henderson's amendment, requesting the President to procure a cartel which would allow commissioners of Union prisoners to visit them in their places of confinement, was carried against Wade's protest. The committee's resolutions, thus modified and reduced, passed the Senate without a division, but were not acted on in the House. In view of the profound feeling which was urging retaliation, Sumner's courage, breadth of view, and loyalty to great principles were never more conspicuous. H
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 56: San Domingo again.—the senator's first speech.—return of the angina pectoris.—Fish's insult in the Motley Papers.— the senator's removal from the foreign relations committee.—pretexts for the remioval.—second speech against the San Domingo scheme.—the treaty of Washington.—Sumner and Wilson against Butler for governor.—1870-1871. (search)
10, 1871 (Works, vol. XIV. pp. 164-166). His article on New Year's Day in the New York Independent touched upon various political topics,—Ku-Klux violence at the South, amnesty, specie payments, and the San Domingo question; and it pleaded for the unity of the Republican party, with a protest against the forcing of distracting questions into its councils. January 5, 1871. Works, vol. XIV. pp 132-138. He was a guest at a complimentary dinner given in Washington to John W. Forney, January 28. Works, vol. XIV. pp. 142-145; Washington Star, January 30. and a few days later addressed the graduating class of colored law-students at Howard University. February 3. Works, vol. XIV. pp. 146-150. He introduced Anna Dickinson to the audience on the occasion of her lecture at Lincoln Hall in Washington. January 26. he was always earnest for Italian unity, and was glad now to join in commemorating the occupation of Rome by the Italian government. January 10. Works, vol. XIV