Baggs, Monsignore, Bishop of Pella, presents the Howes to the Pope, 125.
Bailey, Prof. J. W., lectures on insectivorous plants, 407.
Balzac, Honore de, his works read, 58, 206.
Bancroft, George, the historian, his estimate of Hegel, 210; invites Mrs. Howe to write something for the Bryant celebration, 277; his part therein, 279; his life at Newport, 401; in the Town and Country Club, 407.
Barbiere di Seviglia, given in New York, 15; admired by Charles Sumner, 176.
Bartol, Dr. C. A., first meeting of the Boston Radical Club held at his house, 281.
Bates, Joshua, founder of the Boston Public Library, 93.
Battle Hymn of the Republic, the, writing of, 273-275.
Baxter, Sally. See Hampton, Mrs. Frank.
Bean, Mrs., stewardess of Cunard steamer, 89; lines to, 90.
Beecher, Miss, Catherine, her Cook Book, 215.
Beecher, Henry Ward, his letter on Mary Booth's death, 242; advocates woman's suffrage, 378.
Beethoven, symphonies of, in Boston, 14; appreciatio