h was widely published.
VII. pp. 116-118: New York Tribune, June 16.
This letter was brought before the public by the senator's friend, Mr. Alley.
Sumner as well as his friends saw the importance of his going to the people himself; and he accepted invitations to address meetings in several principal places, twelve at least, in the State—among them one at Faneuil Hall, Boston,
VII. pp. 196-246. He spoke again briefly, October 31, in Faneuil Hall, with Richard Busteed. at noon day, where he could face an assembly of large commercial interests, and one at Springfield, where Mr. Bowles's newspaper had with all its influence made hardly any impression on Republican voters.
In both cities, as well as in the other places where he spoke, he was received with the same old-time cordiality and enthusiasm.
One of less courage, perhaps one with more tact, would under the circumstances have shaped his address so as to ward off the familiar criticism that he wa