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Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall), To Miss Lucy Osgood. (search)
ead Fremont's proclamation. He acknowledged the slaves as men. Nobody else, except the old Garrisonian abolitionists, seems to have the faintest idea that they have any rights which we are bound to recognize. They are to be freed or not, according to our necessities or convenience, and then we are to do what we please with them, without consulting their interest or convenience. It is the same hateful pro-slavery spirit everywhere. I felt very little interest in the capture of Mason and Slidell. It did not seem to me of much consequence, especially as their dispatches were carried to Europe. Living up here in Wayland, at a distance from cities and railroads, is very conducive to. quietude of mind, which is in fact in some danger of approaching to drowsiness. The prospect of a war with England, superadded to our present troubles, made me almost down sick. The pacific policy of our government was an immense relief to my mind. I did not see any call for astuteness about it. It
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall), Index. (search)
Mrs. Child in memory of, 101. Loring, Mrs., Ellis Gray, letters to, 15, 28, 62. Lowell, J. R., tribute to Mrs. Child in his Fable for critics, XIV., XVIII.; Fredrika Bremer's estimate of, 66. M. Marm Betty, Mrs. Child's earliest teacher, v. Married Women dead in the law, 74 Martineau, Harriet, anecdote of, 19 ; her letter to the Standard, 167. Maryland, emancipation in, 184. Mason, Mrs. M. J. C., letter of, to Mrs. Child, 120; Mrs. Child's reply to, 123. Mason and Slidell, capture of, 162. Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, annual meeting of mobbed, 148-150. Massachusetts Journal, the, VIII. May, Rev., Samuel, 72. May, Rev. Samuel J., commends Mrs Chill's Progress of Religious Ideas, 77; meets Mrs. Child, 156; letters to, 192, 194; his Recollections of our Anti-slavery conflict, 194; death of, 212; reminiscence of, 249. Med, the slave-child, case of, 20. Mendelssohn and Beethoven, their music contrasted, 76. Mexico, the plot against denou