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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, V. The fugitive slave epoch (search)
across the way; we also providing a carriage in which to place him. All was arranged,--the message sent, the mattresses ready, the carriage engaged as if for an ordinary purpose; and behold! in the dusk of that evening, two of us, strolling through Court Square, saw men busily at work fitting iron bars across this safe third-story window. Whether we had been betrayed, or whether it was simply a bit of extraordinary precaution, we never knew. Colonel Montgomery, an experienced guerrilla in Kansas, used to say, It is always best to take for granted that your opponent is at least as smart as you yourself are. This, evidently, we had not done. I knew that there was now no chance of the rescue of Sims. The only other plan that had been suggested was that we should charter a vessel, place it in charge of Austin Bearse, a Cape Cod sea-captain and one of our best men, and take possession of the brig Acorn, on which Sims was expected to be placed. This project was discussed at a small
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, VII. Kansas and John Brown (search)
riority of organization, was what finally gave Kansas to freedom. The end of Western railway commr actually attacked; and while we went towards Kansas, we met armed parties day after day fleeing fr--indeed, nothing ever seemed to be decided in Kansas; the whole destiny of the Territory was one of opinions. The former, though vacillating in Kansas, did himself great credit afterwards in the Ci of the punishment due Brown for his crimes in Kansas, --this appears to me to have been either simphowever, civilization reassumed its force, and Kansas appeared as far off as Culloden. After retuactive correspondence with some of the leading Kansas men, including Montgomery, Hinton, my old allyorn, then the leading men in the Massachusetts Kansas Committee. In looking back on the inevitable I had met the guerrilla leader once before in Kansas, and we now consulted about the expedition, whr, Willis, and Silas Soule,--all well known in Kansas. The last three of these men had lately been [25 more...]
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, chapter 10 (search)
ar Black faces in the camp Where moved those peerless brows and eyes of old. Browning's Luria. From the time of my Kansas visit I never had doubted that a farther conflict of some sort was impending. The absolute and increasing difference bettution, what must its exceptional tragedies be? With such an experience in my mind, and the fact everywhere visible in Kansas of the armed antagonism of the Free State and pro-slavery parties, I readily shared the feeling-then more widely spread that I might ask him to appropriate a sum from his contingent fund, and to let me again summon Montgomery and his men from Kansas; going with them into the mountains of Virginia, there to kindle a back fire of alarm and draw any rebel force away from breath away, and fulfilled the dream of a lifetime. This was long before Massachusetts took steps in the same direction; Kansas was, however, enlisting a regiment of free negroes, and three similar regiments, formed by the Confederates in Louisiana,
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, Index. (search)
ility, 182; Young Folks' history of United States, 186; love of athletic exercises, 194; school committee work, 193; first book, 194; trip to Fayal, 196; visit to Kansas, 197; meeting with J. H. Lane, 203; intercourse with John Brown, 218; visit to his family, 226; attempt to rescue his confederates, 231; visit to a slave dealer's312. Johnson, Dr., Samuel, 15. Johnson, Rev., Samuel, 005, 106. Jones, Mr., 334. Jones, Mrs., 334. Jones, Sammy, 334. Jonson, Ben, 3. Jouffroy, T. S., 86. Kansas and John Brown, 196-234. Kant, Immanuel, 105. Keats, John, 19, 67. Keene, Charles, 290. Kelley, Abby, 327. Kemp, Mr., 148, 151. Keppel, Augustus, 166. Ki345. Plutarch, 5, 57, 171. Pollock, Sir, Frederick, 280, 281, 297. Pollock, Lady 280, 292. Pope, Alexander, I, 5. Pottawatomie Massacre, The, approved in Kansas, 207. Poverty, compensations of, 359. Pratt, Dexter, 12. Pratt, Rowena, 12. Precocity, perils of, 68. Preston, Colonel, 206. Prescott, W. H., 82. Pro