o this side of the water, and to the American Anti-Slavery Society:
W. L. Garrison to his wife. New York, May 14, 1863.
Our anti-slavery company was never so small before, with reference to Anniversary week.
It consisted of Edmund Quincy,
May 11. John T. Sargent, and myself—Phillips having preceded us in the night train, in order to be fresh for his Cooper Institute speech Monday evening. At Worcester, Mr. May and his
S. May, Jr. mother joined us, and these were all the rec day's sessions after the great audience had listened to Mr. Garrison's welcoming address, to letters from absent friends, and to the reading, by Dr. William H. Furness, of the Declaration of Sentiments.
The absence of Wendell Phillips and Edmund Quincy was greatly regretted.
Others unable to attend, who sent letters which were read or printed, were John G. Whittier, David Thurston, Simeon S. Jocelyn, and Joshua Coffin, of the Signers of the Declaration; Arthur Tappan, Samuel Fessenden, Joh
generous, considerate, and, as far as I can see, every way morally excellent.
I can perceive that he has large faith, is very credulous, is not deeply read, and has little of the curiosity or thirst for knowledge which educated people are prone to. But, take him for all in all, I know no such other man. His children are most affectionate and free with him—yet they have their own opinions and express them freely, even when they differ most widely from his (Ms.
Feb. 5, 1868, R. D. Webb to E. Quincy). People who travel together have an excellent opportunity of knowing and testing one another. . . . I have never on the whole known a man who bears to be more thoroughly known, or is so sure to be loved and reverenced (Ms.
Oct. 9, 1867, R. D. Webb to E. P. Nichol). The weather was perfect, the skies cloudless.
They had a day of rare delight at a little pension near Castle
Sept. 4. Chillon, after their descent of the Tete Noire pass; and at Interlaken they tarried more than a week, mak