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Charles E. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe compiled from her letters and journals by her son Charles Edward Stowe, Chapter 2: school days in Hartford, 1824-1832. (search)
following winter Harriet writes from Hartford to Edward, who is at this time with his father in Boston:-- My situation this winter (1829) is in many respects pleasant. I room with three other teachers, Miss Fisher, Miss Mary Dutton, and Miss Brigham. Ann Fisher you know. Miss Dutton is about twenty, has a fine mathematical mind, and has gone as far into that science perhaps as most students at college. She is also, as I am told, quite learned in the languages .... Miss Brigham is someMiss Brigham is somewhat older: is possessed of a fine mind and most unconquerable energy and perseverance of character. From early childhood she has been determined to obtain an education, and to attain to a certain standard. Where persons are determined to be anything, they will be. I think, for this reason, she will make a first-rate character. Such are my companions. We spend our time in school during the day, and in studying in the evening. My plan of study is to read rhetoric and prepare exercises for my
office wrecked, 81 et seq.; H. B. S.'s sympathy with, 84. Birthday, seventieth, celebration of by Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 500. Blackwood's attack on Lady Byron, 448. Blantyre, Lord, 230. Bogue, David, 189-191. Boston opens doors to slave-hunters, 144. Boston Library, Prof. Stowe enjoys proximity to, 509. Bowdoin College calls Prof. Stowe, 125, 129. Bowen, H. C., 181. Bruce. John, of Litchfield Academy, H. B. S.'s tribute to, 14; lectures on Butler's Analogy, 32. Brigham, Miss, character of, 46. Bright, John, letter to H. B. S. on her Appeal to English women, 389. Brooklyn, Mrs. Stowe's visit to brother Henry in, 130; visit in 1852, when she helps the Edmonson slave family, 178-180; Beecher, H. W. called to, 476; Beecher trial in, 478. Brown and the phantoms, 431. Brown, John, bravery of, 380. Browning, Mrs., on life and love, 52. Browning, E. B., letter to H. B. S., 356; death of, 368, 370. Browning, Robert and E. B, friendship with, 355.