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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 41: search for health.—journey to Europe.—continued disability.—1857-1858. (search)
M. and Madame de T. and an elderly French lady. August 12. Dejeuner at half-past 10 o'clock; then a walk with M. de Tocqueville in the grounds; then conversation and reading at home; afterwards a drive to the neighboring town of St. Pierre, and a call at the Chateau de St. Pierre, now belonging to M. Blangy, with its beautiful park, where the Abbe St. Pierre was born; then home to dinner at seven o'clock; in the evening the ladies play at billiards. August 13. Another pleasant day. Mr. Hammond, the British consul at Cherbourg, came over with his two daughters to pass the day. M. de T. took us to visit Barfleur, and also the heights of Epernel, from which the whole country about could be seen; view admirable; caught in rain. August 14. At eight o'clock left the chateau with M. de T. in his carriage for Cherbourg; went in one of the admiral's boats to visit the breakwater and the wonderful works for the dock; dined with the British consul to meet company; after dinner, parted
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 43: return to the Senate.—the barbarism of slavery.—Popular welcomes.—Lincoln's election.—1859-1860. (search)
on of any pending measure. He was prompted to meet the general issue at this time by the bolder attitude of Southern members of Congress during the session,—like Hammond of South Carolina, Hunter and Mason of Virginia, Brown and Jefferson Davis of Mississippi,—who had not hesitated to defend the institution as a normal condition oMississippi, who were both thought by spectators to be enjoying the classic and scholarly feast before them. Keitt, the accomplice of Brooks, sat awhile near Senator Hammond. Near Sumner sat Wilson (his colleague), Burlingame, and Lovejoy, and Senators Bingham and Preston King,—all ready to protect him. Seward and C. F. Adams werhas nothing to match them. Sumner's only rejoinder was that he should print Chestnut's speech as another illustration of his argument. I hope he will do it, said Hammond. Other senators were silent, and the Senate adjourned. The Kansas bill was laid aside the next day after brief speeches on the boundaries of the proposed State,<