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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)
xpressing a preference for a man of a different type for senator, it said: Where lives the man who has more thoroughly proclaimed and vindicated the sentiment of the North during the past winter than Charles Sumner? Even the Atlas, June 12, commended his consistent and unwavering fidelity to freedom. The seizure of a fugitive slave in Boston intensified the agitation in New England. While the Senate was engaged in the discussion of the bill, Anthony Burns was arrested on the evening of May 24, on the claim of one Sutter, a Virginian, and taken to the court house, where he was held by the United States marshal under an armed guard for a hearing before Edward G. Loring, a commissioner. On the evening of the 26th a body of citizens, leaving Faneuil Hall, where an immense meeting had been addressed by Wendell Phillips, Theodore Parker, F. W. Bird, and John L. Swift, proceeded to the court house, and endeavored to force an entrance. The attempt at a rescue failed; but in the defence
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)
ew York Times. May 30. Springfield Republican, May 24. Two Southern newspapers, the Louisville Journy had given in return. See also Boston Atlas, May 24. A detailed list of the insults to which Sumnssault. J. S. Pike in the New York Tribune, May 24 and 26. The silence of the report as to the o of posterity. Longfellow wrote in his diary, May 24: O Southern chivalry! O——! Southern opinie prevailing approval,—the Louisville Journal, May 24 (edited by a man of Northern birth), reprintedy 23; New York Commercial Advertiser, May 23 and 24; New York Tribune, May 23, 24, and June 4; New Y24, and June 4; New York Times, May 24, 26, and June 3; J. Watson Webb in New York Courier and Enquirer, May 27; Boston Atlas, May 24; Boston Advertiser. May 23. A few Northern journals, Southern in sympathies, as the Neare well stated in the Springfield Republican, May 24. The sensation among the people was more intenay at length have an end! Thurlow Weed wrote, May 24, of the universal indignation awakened by the [4 more...
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 41: search for health.—journey to Europe.—continued disability.—1857-1858. (search)
ted 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 English; afterwards passed an hour or two at Lamartine's. May 23. Took my last French lesson to-day, previous to leaving Paris; drove with Appleton to St. Cloud, where we dined in the open air, while the band played near us; in the evening packed my trunk. May 24. Left Paris for a tour in the provinces, hoping that a change may improve my health, and wishing to see France elsewhere than at Paris; arrived at Orleans by railroad about noon; day beautiful, country charming; took a carriage and drove to the chateau at the source of the Loire, where Bolingbroke lived in his exile; visited the old streets of Orleans, the Museum, and the Rue Pothier, where was the house in which this great jurist lived; also saw his monument at the cathedral. At the end of
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, chapter 14 (search)
asure in their association and his earnest hope of renewing it. He kept his American friend fresh in recollection, and whenever he met the Gordons inquired for the latest news from him. Three years after Sumner left Montpellier, he said to Richard Gordon, Je me rappelerai avec orgueil que j'ai eu l'honneur de compter parmi les auditeurs les plus assidus de mon cours l'illustre senateur des États Unis, M. Charles Sumner. The elder Gordon, with whom Sumner kept up a correspondence, mentioned, May 24, soon after they parted, how at every meeting his friends inquired earnestly for him, as Renouvier, Taillandier, Bouchet (he of the horny hand, who tills his own soil), Masarin, and Carabine Mares,—from all of whom I am charged with kindest remembrances and compliments, which if given verbatim would swell this letter to a sheet of foolscap. And again, October 27: All your messages and remembrances to your many friends here have been duly communicated to them; and you may rest assured, shoul
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 43: return to the Senate.—the barbarism of slavery.—Popular welcomes.—Lincoln's election.—1859-1860. (search)
of society, beneficial to both races, even ennobling to the white race, and the just basis of republican government; presenting an attitude altogether changed from that of Southern statesmen at the close of the last and during the first third of the present century, who confined themselves to apologies and regrets. Davis was then the Democratic leader of the Senate, and his resolutions, which he introduced February 2, affirming the sanctity of slave property in the territories, were passed May 24 and 25 by a vote of two to one; his resolution approving the fugitive-slave acts, and denouncing the personal liberty laws of the States, being passed by a vote of thirty-six to six,—all having been previously approved by a caucus of the Democratic senators. Douglas was kept from the Senate by illness on the days of voting. His ally, Pugh, voted with the Democratic senators for all but the territorial resolution. Douglas defended at length, May 15 and 16, against Davis, his popular sove