tion that I heard the toast-master say to the assembled company, I crave your attention for Julia Ward Howe.
My heart, however, was so full of my theme that I spoke very readily, without hesitation,rofessions to women in my own country.
Mrs. Grey thanked me for my speech, but said, Oh, dear Mrs. Howe, why did you speak of the women ministers?
Some five or six years after this time I chanced tt herself much in my plan of a Woman's Peace Congress.
She had always been much interested in Dr. Howe's work, and began to ask me about him, and about Charles Sumner, for whom she entertained great I must speak; and Mrs. Chace kindly arose, and said to the presiding officer, I beg that Mrs. Julia Ward Howe of Boston may be heard before this debate is closed.
Leave being given, I stood up and sis way, expressed his warm approval of my peace doctrine, and concluded his remarks by saying, Mrs. Howe, I offer you the hand of the Tyne-side Orator.
All these efforts were intended to lead up t
visits to Santo Domingo
In the year 1872, Dr. Howe was appointed one of three commissioners to rrk World.
Before taking leave of his family, Dr. Howe said, Remember that you cannot hear from us s mishap, and how great the public interest in Dr. Howe's safety.
In later years, I made the acqualiged to say to some of the older guests that Dr. Howe's health would not permit him to entertain thirtsleeves.
Our days passed very quietly.
Dr. Howe took his accustomed ride before breakfast.
Oul winter climate than that of Santo Domingo. Dr. Howe used sometimes to come to my study and ask, A
Fortunately he did not. That very day, while Dr. Howe was taking his siesta, I went to the place whed me, was a severe mortification for him.
Dr. Howe desired at this time to make a journey on hor two saddle horses and bearing a missive from Dr. Howe, requesting my immediate return.
I have elsewhere alluded to this and to Dr. Howe's touching words, Our dear, noble Sumner is no more.
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Howe, Mrs., Julia Ward, asked to write her reminiscences, 1; birth and parentage, 3,4; brother; spends the sum of 1841 near Boston: visits the Perkins Institution, 81; sees Dr. Howe, 82; her memoir of Dr. Howe for the blind, 83; engagement and marriage, 88; voDr. Howe for the blind, 83; engagement and marriage, 88; voyage to Europe, 89-91; entertained in London, 92-100; in Scotland, 111; in Dublin, 112; visits Miss Edgeworth, 113; the poet Wordsworth, 115; at Vienna, 118; at MilanNightingales, 138; goes to Lea Hurst, 139; Salisbury, 139-143; her travesty of Dr. Howe's letter, 142; attends Theodore Parker's meetings, 150; life in South Boston, at its nonappearance, 240; attends James Freeman Clarke's meetings, 245; helps Dr. Howe edit The Commonwealth, 253; sees John Brown, 254; goes on some trips with Gov.eeting to further her peace crusade in London, 341; goes to Santo Domingo with Dr. Howe, 349; holds religious services for the negroes there, 350-352; visits a girls'