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Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Chapter 12: the Church of the Disciples: in war time (search)
d as well as I could how glad I was to meet the brave defenders of our cause, and how constantly they were in my thoughts. Among my recollections of this period I especially cherish that of an interview with President Abraham Lincoln, arranged for us by our kind friend, Governor Andrew. The President was laboring at this time under a terrible pressure of doubt and anxiety. He received us in one of the drawing-rooms of the White House, where we were invited to take seats, in full view of Stuart's portrait of Washington. The conversation took place mostly between the President and Governor Andrew. I remember well the sad expression of Mr. Lincoln's deep blue eyes, the only feature of his face which could be called other than plain. Mrs. Andrew, being of the company, inquired when we could have the pleasure of seeing Mrs. Lincoln, and Mr. Lincoln named to us the day of her reception. He said to Governor Andrew, apropos of I know not what, I once herd George Sumner tell a story.
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Index (search)
ompanies her parents to Europe, 313. Richmond, Duke of, visits Bridewell prison with the Howes, 109. Richmond, Rev., James, 200. Richmond, Va., theatre in, burned, 16; Crawford's statue of Washington for, 203. Ripley, George, his efforts at Brook Farm, 145; reviews Passion Flowers, 228; sees the Howes and Parkers off for Cuba, 231. Ripley, Mrs. George (Sophia Dana), 296. Ripley, Mary, speaks at the woman's congress in Memphis, 389. Ristori, Mme., the actress, 264; reads Marie Stuart in Rome, 424. Ritchie, Harry, the handsome, on Gov. Andrew's staff, 266. Ritchie, Mrs., daughter of Harrison Gray Otis, 401. Rogers, Samuel, the poet, dinner at his house, 99, 100; his economical dinner, 141. Rogers, Prof. William B., vice-president of the Town and Country Club, 405; lectures to the club, 406. Rome, the Howes' arrival in, 121; stiffness of society in, 123, 127; Mrs. Howe's second visit to, 191; political condition of, 193-195; Mrs. Howe's stay in, on her wa
The bonnet for this Season. --The prevailing bonnet in Paris this fall, and of course in Yankee land, too, is the "Marie Stuart." The sides of this favorite bonnet sit closely to the face and the front is heart-shaped, drooping slightly at the extreme edge towards the forehead. The crowns are usually made round and firm, though a few are soft and sloping. Velvet bonnets of gray and purple, and straw ones, cafe au lait and silver in color, predominate.
s ordered to its engrossment yesterday, was taken up, and, after some amendment so as to make certain exemptions in favor of housekeepers, was again ordered to its engrossment, and then passed. Mr. Deane submitted a resolution requesting the Governor to report to this House the aggregate number of troops furnished by the State to the Confederate States; also, the number of arms issued by the State, and the number and condition of those remaining on hand.--Agreed to. A memorial from Stuart, Buchanan & Co., defending their action as salt manufacturers, was received and referred. The joint resolution offered yesterday by Mr. Walker, of Rockingham, to adjourn on the 12th of October, was taken up and passed. Mr. Anderson, from the Military Committee, reported a bill for the relief of the indigent soldiers of the State, who have been or may be disabled in the military service, and the widows and minor children of soldiers who have died or may die in the military service;