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Gov. Increase Sumner. Ancestral line of Charles Sumner. Major Job Sumner. Charles Pinckney Sumner. the Birth of Charles Sumner. his Brothers and Sisters. Nothing is more shameful for a man body, D. D., were the eloquent pastors. Charles Sumner, whose name is intimately associated with st son of Charles Pinckney and Relief (Jacobs) Sumner, and was born in May (now Revere) Street, Bostose pregnant sentences The early home of Charles Sumner, no. 20 Hancock St., Boston. Now the resi other children of Charles Pinckney and Relief Sumner were,--Matilda, twin-sister of Charles: she wan the family enclosure in Mount Auburn. Charles Sumner came into life under favorable auspices. rd. Miss Hannah Richmond Jacobs speaks of Charles Sumner as an obedient, studious, and promising pu-Lib. 5, Sat. 14. the courteous father of Charles Sumner entertained great reverence for boys, and diction and that copia verborum for which Charles Sumner subsequently became distinguished is no do[1 more...]
o have since attained celebrity. Although Charles Sumner did not hold the highest rank in scholarsh Why so late this morning, Charles? Call me Mr. Sumner, mother, if you please, said he, as if his dnt from the recitations, I do not think that Mr. Sumner, as an undergraduate, was much distinguishedollowing incident, which occurred during young Sumner's freshman year, illustrates well that firmneswas permitted, no fancy colors being allowed. Sumner, probably having in his mind Edmund Burke, who the case, the board had voted, That in future Sumner's vest be regarded by this board as white. nstead of saying in illis, he said cum illis. Sumner was greatly shocked at the mistake, and turninl to the armor. This was the condition of Charles Sumner. His tastes and inclinations also led himthat little circle were Browne, Hopkinson, and Sumner, now departed; and among the surviving are Wor meeting) were indeed literary recreations. Sumner was also a member of the Hasty-Pudding Club. [3 more...]
Chapter 3: Mr. Sumner on leaving College. private Studies. opportunities and Preparatit of the works of genius. Daniel Webster. Mr. Sumner enters the Law School. method of study. Mrt Tribute to him. his Indebtedness to him. Mr. Sumner contributes to the American jurist. Studir the Law School. his Admission to the bar. Sumner's Reports. Compliment of Baron Parke. lect1846. By the attraction of his name, says Mr. Sumner, students were drawn from remote parts of thacity published the three volumes now known as Sumner's Reports, embodying the important legal decislowing compliment was paid by Baron Parke to Mr. Sumner, and his Reports of the Decisions of Mr. Jus36. On his death-bed Mr. Dunlap stated that Mr. Sumner had worked over it with the zeal of a sincercy of an excellent lawyer. By the labors of Mr. Sumner thus far, it appeared that his future careersly, he was then making preparation. I knew Mr. Sumner, says R. B. Caverly, Esq., in a letter to me[16 more...]
. Chief-justice Story's letter. anecdote. Mr. Sumner's Reception in England. R. M. Milnes. anot in Germany. letter from William Prescott. Mr. Sumner's regard for Boston. his home on his return--Quarterly review. In the autumn of 1837 Mr. Sumner sailed for Europe, taking with him letters osion touched that point. No, your lordship, Mr. Sumner instantly replied; but the point has been detood in America. We sometimes presume, said Mr. Sumner, to rejudge your judgments; to refuserose and placed his card in my hand, saying, Mr. Sumner, I thank you for what you have said of Carlyive, thoughtful, matterful. From England Mr. Sumner went to Paris, where he found ready access tcularly in the Law School. In Paris, says Mr. Sumner, in his argument against separate colored scr minister at Paris; and at his solicitation Mr. Sumner wrote a strong defence of our claim in resperned it for themselves. With what delight Mr. Sumner again beheld the domes of Boston, and how we[11 more...]
1845. extracts from this speech. notice of Mr. Sumner's stand by Mr. Wilson. Mr. Sumner's preparaMr. Sumner's preparation for his course. his Persistency. Though all the winds of doctrine were let loose to play uconsuming glow. Sir William Jones. During Mr. Sumner's residence in Europe from 1837 until 1840, -power could and must be met. Now where will Mr. Sumner take his stand? He is the pride of the aris We shall soon see. In the summer of 1844 Mr. Sumner had a severe sickness, from which it was fead classical beauty. From Theodore Parker, Mr. Sumner received the following characteristic note, ining some views upon the war-question which Mr. Sumner himself afterwards was led to modify, brough that, in making researches for this speech, Mr. Sumner's thoughts were first directed to the dreadf in Boston, at which resolutions drawn up by Mr. Sumner were presented, setting forth that the annexs were eloquently and earnestly supported by Mr. Sumner, Mr. John G. Palfrey, Mr. Wendell Phillips, [10 more...]
on, Stephen C. Phillips, Charles A. Phelps, and Charles Sumner, gradually acquired position and commanding infn of the party held at Worcester, Sept. 12, 1849, Mr. Sumner, calling the members to order, said,-- It was there is my party. A long and able address by Mr. Sumner to the citizens of Massachusetts on the Free-soil votes. Towards the close of the year (Dec. 4) Mr. Sumner made a strong argument before the Supreme Court oheld in Boston on the third day of October, 1850, Mr. Sumner denounced, in words of scathing power, the iniquiad come to judgment. The soul sickens, exclaimed Mr. Sumner, in the contemplation of this outrage. In orget its cunning! In the summer of this year, Mr. Sumner was called to lament the loss of his brother Horaof May, with her husband, their child Angelo, and Mr. Sumner, embarked at Leghorn for New York. On the 15th oe. In attempting to reach the land upon a plank, Mr. Sumner was lost; while the Ossoli family, remaining in t
Chapter 9. Mr. Sumner's election to the United-States Senate. he makes no Pledges. thed was an intimate friend of Daniel Webster. Mr. Sumner would make no pledges: he had never held, noons of the slave-power must be squarely met. Mr. Sumner had shown himself an orator of no mean order Sudbury, a lifelong Democrat, who voted for Mr. Sumner only on the day of his election, and then sie Senate a man far more objectionable than Charles Sumner. Vive la Republique! The world swung oy of the triumphant party. On the next day Mr. Sumner frankly avowed his indebtedness for his succed equal advantages. Very truly yours, Charles Sumner. In another letter written to Mr. Pare. . . . Ever yours, Charles Sumner. Mr. Sumner entered the United-States Senate on Monday, conservative reformer. As a debater, said Mr. Sumner, he rarely met his peer. Fluent, earnest, rratio Stebbins thanking him for this speech, Mr. Sumner thus wrote from Newport, R. I., Oct. 12, 185[18 more...]
enter into his secret.--Oliver Cromwell. Mr. Sumner steadily availed himself of every opportunitn Lowell on the 15th of September following, Mr. Sumner was received with demonstrations of the heard is a fit model for the American people. Mr. Sumner was elected by the town of Marshfield to the and of the heroism, of the Pilgrim Fathers, Mr. Sumner always referred to them with pleasure, as thnessed a scene of more sublimity than when Charles Sumner rose, almost single-handed and alone, on t honor, said John G. Whittier in a letter to Mr. Sumner; but I must say in all sincerity that there the Kansas and Nebraska Bill, May 25, 1854, Mr. Sumner presented, in addition to memorials from the sentiment of the people of the North, threw Mr. Sumner into great personal danger. This was height Down with this fanatical abolitionist! Let Sumner and his infamous gang, said The star, an officnselled by his friends to leave Washington,--Mr. Sumner continued to walk unattended and unarmed, as[9 more...]
apter 11: The persistent course of Mr. Sumner. petition of the citizens of Boston. condey of whom had hitherto opposed the course of Mr. Sumner, was on the twenty-second day of June, 1854,go forward. Among the many cordial tributes Mr. Sumner received for this massive argument in defencth, 25th, 1854. Bravely and persistently Mr. Sumner pressed the question of slavery upon the attthinks it is in order to give the notice. Mr. Sumner. Notice has been given; and I now, in pursuaampshire). I rise to a question of order. Mr. Sumner. I believe I have the floor. Mr. Norris. Hon. Robert Rantoul of Beverly presided. As Mr. Sumner entered the convention, the whole assembly r the Bay State! no slave upon her land! Mr. Sumner was called this autumn to bear the loss of hation. Referring to the course pursued by Mr. Sumner in Congress, Theodore Parker says, in a lett catholic views of humanity and brotherhood, Mr. Sumner did not identify himself with the American o[26 more...]
ugh the country and in Congress. remarks of Mr. Sumner on the Reports of Messrs. Douglas and Collamech. remarks of Mr. Wilson. the assault on Mr. Sumner. his account of the same. the effect of thchallenges Mr. Wilson, also Mr. Burlingame. Mr. Sumner at Cape May; at Cresson; at Philadelphia. ommands more of my admiration than that of Charles Sumner in the Senate of the United States, from tate ensued. In the course of the discussion Mr. Sumner, on the 19th and 20th of May, made his celeb re-read thy speech, wrote J. G. Whittier to Mr. Sumner, and look upon it as thy best,--a grand and e particularly considered. And in this work Mr. Sumner had no reason to hold back, when he thought percha cane. Coming directly up in front of Mr. Sumner's desk, and addressing to him a short remarkt in height, ornamented with the figure of Charles Sumner and appropriate devices. In a subsequent end James Redpath, written down at the time, Mr. Sumner spoke long and strongly against the habit of[9 more...]
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