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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)
4), and Morrill of Vermont spoke in favor of it before the Republican convention of that State. But on the other hand Dawes of Massachusetts, already a leader in that body, in an address to his neighbors, which was widely read, came earnestly to the support of the President's action, and contested as unconstitutional any attempt of Congress to make suffrage for the colored people a condition precedent in the restoration of the rebel States. July 4, at Pittsfield. (Springfield Republican, July 19.) This journal agreed fully with Mr. Dawes's view, and sustained President Johnson, June 12. Mr. Dawes had taken the same position in a speech in the House, Feb 20, 1865. Among public men not in Congress, journalists and other leaders of public opinion, Sumner's cause found little support. Governor Morton of Indiana denounced it before the people, and took issue directly with the senator. Julian's Political Recollections, pp. 260-268. George W. Julian at once replied to Morton in th
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 52: Tenure-of-office act.—equal suffrage in the District of Columbia, in new states, in territories, and in reconstructed states.—schools and homesteads for the Freedmen.—purchase of Alaska and of St. Thomas.—death of Sir Frederick Bruce.—Sumner on Fessenden and Edmunds.—the prophetic voices.—lecture tour in the West.—are we a nation?1866-1867. (search)
e the deficiencies of the reconstruction Act of the last session, particularly as to the registration of voters, by two supplementary acts, —those of March 22 and July 19, both carried over the President's veto. Sumner endeavored to engraft on this legislation the requirement of free schools, open to all without distinction of rassity for the constant presence of Congress at the Capitol. March 23, 26, 28, and 29, 1867; Works, vol. XI. pp. 168-177. April 11 and 12; Ibid., pp. 352, 353. July 19; Ibid., pp. 420-425. November 26; Works, vol. XII. pp. 250– 252. He desired the Senate to remain so as to pass, with other measures, Boutwell's resolution to prtrict commanders without the consent of the Senate, or the recommendation of the commanding general, instancing Sheridan as likely to be removed from Louisiana. (July 19; Works, vol. XI. p. 424.) The President, as the bill was not acted upon, removed Sheridan ten days later. While at home, in June, he attended a municipal festiva<
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 54: President Grant's cabinet.—A. T. Stewart's disability.—Mr. Fish, Secretary of State.—Motley, minister to England.—the Alabama claims.—the Johnson-Clarendon convention.— the senator's speech: its reception in this country and in England.—the British proclamation of belligerency.— national claims.—instructions to Motley.—consultations with Fish.—political address in the autumn.— lecture on caste.—1869. (search)
ur part, unless we accept the hazard of war with Spain. Two things I wish for Cuba: (1) Independence, and (2) emancipation; and both are certain to come very soon. But why should we assume needless responsibilities of money or arms? Again, July 19:— The best chance for Cuba is through a kindly policy with Spain. With a thoroughly upright system we can obtain all we desire. Judge Hoar wrote to Sumner, June 28:— You would make no apology for your Cuban sermon if you knew hois statement, March, 1871; Works, vol. XIV. pp. 251-276. New York Tribune, April 6, 1874. It will only be referred to incidentally in these pages when it comes into connection with Sumner's relations to the Administration. He wrote to Cushing, July 19:— There is a lull in our relations with England, which, I suppose, will continue until broken by Congress. Mihi multum cogitanti, it seems best that our case, in length and breadth, with all details, should be stated to England without an<