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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 32: the annexation of Texas.—the Mexican War.—Winthrop and Sumner.—1845-1847. (search)
emancipation of the slaves. Both Adams and Giddings, who took the same course, sought by frightenulian, pp. 202-204, where Sumner's letters to Giddings, Jan. 15 and 16, 1847, are printed. He condemame reasons he was distrusted by members like Giddings, Palfrey, and Tuck, who insisted upon the adonthrop, are fully related in Julian's Life of Giddings, pp. 206-238. and the subtraction of three voical friends at home, and conferred only with Giddings after arriving at Washington. Giddings and Purred to the subject in printing a summary of Giddings's published statement concerning the Speaker.urned out that while such a meeting was held, Giddings, misled partly by failure of memory and partlst; they chose to irritate and to defy us. Giddings's Life, by Julian, p. 228. Winthrop, afte Congress except Sumner's against slavery. Giddings wrote Sumner that Root noticed that the speecunder adverse influence,--that of Schenck, as Giddings thought. His last letter to Sumner was Octob[20 more...]
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 33: the national election of 1848.—the Free Soil Party.— 1848-1849. (search)
nce at a meeting in Tremont Temple, June 30, where Giddings made the principal speech; Sumner wrote to Palf meetings in Massachusetts which were addressed by Giddings is printed in the latter's Life by Julian, p. 247. presided. The men marked as leaders were Chase, Giddings, and Samuel Lewis of Ohio; Adams of Massachusetts;atesmen with an assured position. Corwin, to whom Giddings, Sumner, and other antislavery men had turned withhitherto, withdrew his name at the last moment. Giddings distrusted Judge McLean, believing he had no heartfrom Field, Tilden, and King of New York, and from Giddings. In the early part of the year Sumner thought tnd later to Free Soilers the coarsest epithets,—to Giddings, for instance, knave, hypocrite, bigot, lying polio, Oct. 18, 1848, he wrote:— I rejoice in Mr. Giddings's success. His re-election to Congress as theat Washington closed his life, that he looked to Mr. Giddings with more interest than to any other member of t
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 34: the compromise of 1850.—Mr. Webster. (search)
n excessive amount even if her title had been good; Wilson's Rise and Fall of the Slave Power, vol. II. pp. 279-282. Giddings's speech, Aug. 12, 1850, Speeches in Congress, p. 403 and note. Giddings's History of the Rebellion, pp. 314, 315. (2) tGiddings's History of the Rebellion, pp. 314, 315. (2) territorial governments for Utah and New Mexico without the Wilmot Proviso; (3) a new fugitive-slave law, with novel and extraordinary provisions, which disregarded humane and Christian sentiments and set aside immemorial presumptions and safeguards othe disturbance of the settlement aforesaid, and to the renewal in any form of agitation upon the subject of slavery. Giddings's History of the Rebellion, pp 348, 349. Among the signers were Howell Cobb, H. S. Foote, A. H. Stephens, R. Toombs, anks, vol. II. pp. 557, 562, 571, 572; Private Correspondence, vol. II. pp. 386, 387; Von Holst, vol. III. pp. 535-541; Giddings's History of the Rebellion, pp. 315, 326. His method of dealing with armed rebellion in Texas was in contrast with his p