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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 6: Law School.—September, 1831, to December, 1833.—Age, 20-22. (search)
ted much by it. Professor Ashmun was succeeded, in July, by Simon Greenleaf, 1783-1853; practised law in Maine, 1806-1833; professor ata student of large promise, and became at once his friends. Professor Greenleaf's interest in him was hardly second to Judge Story's, and wahigh rank, and numbered among its contributors Theron Metcalf, Simon Greenleaf, Luther S. Cushing, George S. Hillard, and Dr. I. Ray. Some onot thought to have what is called a legal mind; though Story and Greenleaf, each of whom counted on him as colleague or successor, do not apuest at the firesides of the two professors, and Mrs. Story and Mrs. Greenleaf took an interest in him almost equal to that of their husbands. or next September. You have seen him announced in the papers,—Mr. Greenleaf, of Maine; a fine man, learned lawyer, good scholar, ardent sture worth your coming from New York to study under Judge Story and Greenleaf next term. I shall not be here after this year; not but I should
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 7: study in a law office.—Visit to Washington.—January, 1854, to September, 1834.—Age, 23. (search)
aving, that morning, he wrote a note to Professor Greenleaf, accompanying a copy of Story's Conflic to whom I sent the kind note and package, Mr. Greenleaf had furnished me. At eleven o'clock, A. M.hout it I should have frozen. To Professor Simon Greenleaf, Cambridge, Mass. New York, Wednesday Evening, Feb. 19, 1834. That Mr. Greenleaf is a civil sort of a man, said Chancellor Kent, thew with Kent, I wrote a full letter to Professor Greenleaf, giving him an account of it. Thursdaf. Washington, March 3, 1834. my dear Mr. Greenleaf,—Mr. F. S. Key Francis Scott Key, 1779-e fatigue of a wordy argument. My love to Mrs. Greenleaf, and hope your son is well of that cough. our affectionate brother, Chas To Professor Simon Greenleaf. Washington, March 18, 1834. my ffectionately, your son Chas. To Professor Simon Greenleaf. Washington, March 21, 1834. my dear Mr. Greenleaf,—Let me congratulate you upon the presence of your fellow-laborer in instruction[8 more...]<
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 8: early professional life.—September, 1834, to December, 1837.—Age, 23-26. (search)
Felton, Park Benjamin, and George Bancroft. Greenleaf deposited his writing-desk, table, and chairubject. Your success (for so I learn from Mr. Greenleaf) has been complete and every way gratifyin be prepared by him in connection with Professor Greenleaf, and a similar series of the English Ch XIII. pp. 107-130.—taking for its text Professor Greenleaf's inaugural discourse, and giving a hisonsisting of Judge Story, Theron Metcalf, Simon Greenleaf, Charles E. Forbes, and Luther S. Cushingnt]; talked with him about Judge Story and Mr. Greenleaf, and accepted an invitation to take tea wictionately Yours, Chas. S. To Professor Simon Greenleaf. Clifton House, Canada, Niagara Falter triumph than to storm a citadel. Professor Greenleaf was attending the Supreme Court as counte, p. 174. The absence of Judge Story and Mr. Greenleaf has actually swamped the whole of the lastiliation at thus finding myself a debtor. Mr. Greenleaf's return in a few days will leave me a fre[13 more...]
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 9: going to Europe.—December, 1837.—Age, 26. (search)
his purpose, and bade him Godspeed. Judge Story and Professor Greenleaf feared—an apprehension well founded—that the foreignpoet. After leave-takings with his teachers, Story and Greenleaf, and President Quincy, at Cambridge, his family at home, quite a lone man, and I am sure misses you exceedingly. Greenleaf is very well, and he and I talk you over constantly. ... ve me most truly and affectionately your friend. Professor Greenleaf wrote, Jan. 28, 1838:— And so, my dear friend, richest blessings for ever, yours affectionately. Mrs. Greenleaf added a postscript:— My dear friend,—I cannot reructor in the Law School; to Mr. Daveis, Dr. Lieber, Professor Greenleaf, Longfellow, Cleveland, and Hillard. His luggage inly and affectionately yours, Chas. Sumner. To Professor Simon Greenleaf, Cambridge. Astor House, Dec. 7, 1837. my dea but no time in which to express them; so with love to Mrs. Greenleaf, farewell, and believe me Your affectionate frie
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 11: Paris.—its schools.—January and February, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
iani, and Grisi; in the church, Coquerel; and in the Chambers of Peers and Deputies, Dupin, Berryer, Guizot, Thiers, Odilon Barrot, Arago, and Lamartine. During his sojourn in Paris, he wrote fully of his experiences to Judge Story, Hillard, Greenleaf, Longfellow, Felton, Cleveland, Charles S. Daveis, Dr. Lieber, and William W. Story. Most of these letters, as well as some to his family, are preserved,—from which extracts, in connection with the journal, will be given. One remarks, in reaith clients and familiar law books. Travelling, with my desires and determinations, is no sinecure. I am obliged to husband all my minutes. . . . Has William written me yet? He must tell every thing about Cambridge and your family. I hope Mr. Greenleaf will not forget me because I have not lately written him. As ever, affectionately yours, C. S. Journal. Feb. 15, 1838. In the morning before breakfast, heard Berriat Saint-Prix at the Law School. He did not appear less venerable t
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 12: Paris.—Society and the courts.—March to May, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
ith something approaching contempt of our laws; and said, Dans votre pays il n'y a pas de justice du tout: if he could have the making of the laws, he would make a law by which all thieves should be hung! Here the Journal ends. To Simon Greenleaf, Cambridge. Paris, April 13, 1838. my dear friend,—Your letter was a green leaf cast up by the ocean, —fresh, cheering, and full of goodly tokens. Would that I could take the wings of the morning,—or of the evening rather,—and cross forh me at my room yesterday, during which we talked much of you. As ever affectionately, C. S. Since writing this, I have spent a long evening talking with Bravard, Professor of Commercial Law and the successor of Pardessus. To Professor Simon Greenleaf. Paris, May 6, 1838. my dear friend,—I think you have hardly yet lost your interest in inaugurations, particularly of law-professors. I will, therefore, tell you how this affair is ordered in France. Another professorship, in a
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 13: England.—June, 1838, to March, 1839.—Age, 27-28. (search)
; and made similar efforts for Richard Hildreth's Archy Moore, and Sparks's Washington. He purchased books for the Harvard Law School, and for Judge Story, Professor Greenleaf, and Luther S. Cushing; and caused copies of original manuscripts of Lord Hale and Hargrave to be made for the judge. His interest in the peculiar toils anory of lawyers, judges, law-writers, law-books, and courts; to Hillard of scholars, society, and personal experiences; and with less frequency and detail to Professor Greenleaf, Felton, Cleveland, Longfellow, Dr. Lieber, Mr. Daveis, and a few others. These letters were written with no view to publication or even preservation, but e, p. 198. Such thoughts appear in letters to Judge Story, Aug. 18, 1838; Dr. Lieber, Nov. 16 and Dec. 13, 1838; Hillard, Dec. 11, 1838, March 13, 1839; and Professor Greenleaf, Jan. 21, 1839. To Mr. Daveis he wrote, Dec. 6:— I begin to think of home and my profession. Tell me, as my friend, what are my chances at home.
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 14: first weeks in London.—June and July, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
Longfellow for his capital letter, which by good luck stayed behind; also Lawrence, for his hearty, friendly lines; and Greenleaf for his lamentation over the changing spirit of the times. I shall write them all in due time; but at present my hands you about the Law Magazine and Hayward, whom I know intimately. He is a curious fellow, of much talent. To Professor Simon Greenleaf, Cambridge. Travellers' Club, In Pall Mall; founded soon after 1814 specially for the convenience of Englishm I have much to say on that subject. But how can I write it all? Affectionate recollections to Dane Hall, and to Mrs. Greenleaf and all your family, and to yourself. Chas. Sumner. To George S. Hillard. London, July 3, 1838. my dear Hillawith the most entire frankness; for to whom should I pour out my heart if not to you? You may show this to Hillard and Greenleaf; but I doubt if any stranger would not think this narrative a tissue of vanity instead of the offering of affectionate
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 15: the Circuits.—Visits in England and Scotland.—August to October, 1838.—age, 27. (search)
. I pour out my heart to my friends, and I doubt not I shall have their sympathy. I should be glad to have Cleveland, Felton, Cushing, Longfellow, Lawrence, and Greenleaf see my letters, if they care about it. All this, however, I confide to your discretion. Perhaps you will not hear from me again for a month; for I am going noHappy at once and miserable, we Seem to partake the fate of Niobe; For, perishing by Chantrey's dart, we die, And in his marble live immortally.<] To Professor Simon Greenleaf, Cambridge. Holkham House, Nov. 2, 1888. My dear Greenleaf,—Which is the older of the two,—--you or I? There cannot be much disparity of age, I feelGreenleaf,—Which is the older of the two,—--you or I? There cannot be much disparity of age, I feel; for you write so freshly as to respond to all the little of youth there is left in me, or I have grown so grave as to be climbing prematurely to the dignity of your years. But time has moved faster with me, since I left your planet. I certainly can hardly make up my mind, or find voice or even pen-strokes, to call you ‘Mr.