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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 38: repeal of the Missouri Compromise.—reply to Butler and Mason.—the Republican Party.—address on Granville Sharp.—friendly correspondence.—1853-1854. (search)
ry 24; Commonwealth, March 1. The President of the Senate forbade the applause when given to Sumner; but on a succeeding day allowed it without rebuke when given to Douglas. (Pike's First Blows in the Civil War, p. 218.) Douglas in his speech, March 3, treated this description of a Northern man with Southern principles as intended for himself. R. H. Dana, Jr., wrote to Sumner, February 26: Your magnetic mountain is a thing that can neither be hid nor removed; it will be one of the everlastiner's report and statements; Commonwealth March 15, 25, 31, and April 6; National Era, March 23; New Bedford Mercury, in March; Boston Traveller, March 20. The Evening Post, March 8. was severe in its criticisms upon Everett. See also dates of March 3, 4, 17; April 10, 11, 15; May 20, 23. The Springfield Republican, March 20 and May 20, noted the general dissatisfaction with him. The private correspondence of the time was emphatic in the same direction; but there is no occasion to repeat her
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 39: the debate on Toucey's bill.—vindication of the antislavery enterprise.—first visit to the West.—defence of foreign-born citizens.—1854-1855. (search)
nent deadly breach. The Lord give you many days and the strength corresponding! Oliver Johnson wrote from New York, July 9:— People here have not forgotten the triumph of last May. You made a deeper impression in this city, I believe, than it was ever the good fortune of any other antislavery speaker to make,—an impression that will last till the final jubilee. Oh, how I wish we might hope that you might strike another blow for us the next session! Sumner wrote to John Jay, March 3:— I send you a copy of a bill To protect personal liberty. now pending in Massachusetts, out of which you may draw ideas for your bill. Let me refer you also to the Michigan law; also to those of Connecticut and Vermont. In my speech the other night you will find these laws briefly vindicated. I am glad you have your hand on this work. Now is the day and now is the hour. The free States must be put in battle array, from which they will never retreat. I know you will do your p<
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 41: search for health.—journey to Europe.—continued disability.—1857-1858. (search)
Philadelphia with Mr. Furness, at the Brevoort House in New York, at his home in Boston, or at Longfellow's in Cambridge. At this time he turned to engravings for employment and pastime. His interest in them hitherto had been general, but it now became almost a passion. He availed himself of such as were accessible in Washington; private collections in Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and Cambridge were opened to him; he passed days in the Astor Library ; Sumner wrote to Longfellow, March 3: Each day I go to the Astor Library, which is as fascinating as Boccaccio's garden, and wandering in the beautiful, well-arranged alcoves, every book tells its tale, and every hour is more than a Decameron. It is a most charming retreat. He missed here an old friend of whom he wrote to Dr. Howe, March 4: Poor Cogswell I he has been obliged to leave for the present. The hand of death seems to be upon him. It is he who is really the fundator perficiens of this beautiful library. Dr. Cogsw