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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 35: Massachusetts and the compromise.—Sumner chosen senator.—1850-1851. (search)
blindly from physical premises to moral conclusions. In his recent course he shows the same obliquity, amounting to incapacity for moral distinctions, which led him to tell me, two or three years ago, that on deliberately reviewing his correspondence with Lord Ashburton, among all those documents he was best satisfied with the Creole letter. Ante, vol. II. pp. 193,194, 205. I wanted to tell him, That letter, dying, you will wish to blot. To John Bigelow, of the New York Evening Post, May 22: Only a week ago, in overhauling old pamphlets,—a part of my patrimony,—I found the actual memorial to Congress Of the citizens of Boston in 1819 in favor of the prohibition of slavery in territories and new States. Sumner's letter was the basis of a leader by Mr. Bigelow in the New York Evening Post, May 23, 1850. reported by the committee of which Mr. Webster was chairman, and I determined to send it to you, on reading your article this morning. I have also examined the files of B
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)
March 21, referring the Senate bill to the committee of the whole, indicated a majority of fifteen against it; but roll-calls, May 8 and 9, disclosed a change of front on the part of several Northern Democrats. The Administration brought a pressure to bear upon its Northern supporters, and secured a majority. A mass of business having precedence stood in the way of reaching the Senate bill; and another bill identical nearly in terms was introduced and finally passed, just before midnight, May 22, by thirteen majority, after stubborn resistance, under the resolute and skilful management of Alexander H. Stephens. The bill, only changed by striking out Clayton's amendment, which confined suffrage to citizens, was promptly sent to the Senate, where Sunmer's objection stopped it for a day. Other business being laid aside, it occupied the Senate during the 24th and 25th till an hour after midnight, when it passed finally by a vote of thirty-five to thirteen. The two days debate ran larg
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 40: outrages in Kansas.—speech on Kansas.—the Brooks assault.—1855-1856. (search)
There are too many people here. Boston Atlas, May 22. While the scene was well fitted to inspire than armed descent on Lawrence. Boston Atlas, May 22. the great question at issue, the profound agi Blows in the Civil War, p. 336; Evening Post, May 22. It was the custom of the pro-slavery party tilliam S. Thayer in the New York Evening Post, May 22. When Sumner closed his speech the storm b square in the eye, New York Evening Post, May 22. W. S. Thayer, the correspondent of that journew York Tribune, May 21; J S. Pike in Tribune, May 22. The correspondent of the New York Times, May his character, he proceeded— On the 22d day of May, when the Senate and the House had clothedd religion. Of the letters received between May 22 and June 30, not less than three hundred and frnoon in his seat, which had been vacant since May 22. He was greeted warmly by the Republican senaowerfully every day, was determined that the 22d of May should not be forgotten. It chose no new se
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 41: search for health.—journey to Europe.—continued disability.—1857-1858. (search)
. dined with him; got home at ten o'clock, too tired for society, and compelled to give up several opportunities. May 21. Drove with Appleton in Bois de Boulogne; caught in a terrible storm of rain; went home, too much exhausted to go out. May 22. Visited the Horticultural Exhibition in the Palais de l'industrie; drove to Montmartre, saw the cemetery; dined with Appleton, to meet Signor Ruffini, 1807-1881; author of Doctor Antonio. the Italian who has written so successfully in Englishing medical treatment. His first thought of attempting on foot or horseback all the exercise he could possibly bear was found to be hazardous, and given up. Works, vol. IV. p. 330. As he sailed from New York for Havre, in the Vanderbilt, May 22, just two years from the day when he was assaulted in the Senate, he addressed a letter to the people of Massachusetts, explaining his absence from his post in search of health, and saying he should have resigned it if he had foreseen at the begi