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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 30: addresses before colleges and lyceums.—active interest in reforms.—friendships.—personal life.—1845-1850. (search)
nwealth will exhibit the will to reform its jurisprudence. To you will belong the honor of contributing to strengthen and determine that will. To Dr. Lieber, July 17:— What a sacrilegious piece of piracy this French expedition against Rome is! George writes me from London (where he is trying to induce Palmerston to acknille, in which she abjures for her husband all connection or sympathy with the Roman expedition. And yet he is Minister of Foreign Affairs! To George Sumner, July 17:— . . . Most clearly do I see that this cause [Peace] is destined to a tri-, umph much earlier than many imagine. It is so necessary to meet the financial r from Mr. Webster in which he declined to interfere in favor of a person, because he had never done anything for the party. . . . Sumner wrote to his brother, July 17: The offices in Massachusetts have all gone most rigorously according to party service and party caste. Even Hawthorne, who never attended a political meeting or
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 38: repeal of the Missouri Compromise.—reply to Butler and Mason.—the Republican Party.—address on Granville Sharp.—friendly correspondence.—1853-1854. (search)
ason that a call for a fusion mass convention had been issued by other persons interested in the movement, which obtained eight or ten thousand names, and received in some towns the signatures of nearly all the voters. Commonwealth, July 14, 15, 17; August 1. It appeared for a time as if the movement would succeed, and Massachusetts become the founder of the new party. 3 Sumner wrote E. L. Pierce, April 14, 1854: I receive cheering news from Massachusetts; but party lines are so tight that organization; and they did their best to revive old animosities by applying the odious epithets to the Free Soilers which for six years had been familiar to the public,—the volume of abuse falling as usual most heavily on Wilson. Advertiser, July 17, 20; August 2, 5, 8, 15, 31; September 5, 8. Atlas, July 1, 22, 24, 26, 27, 28; August 10; September 4, 15, 18, 20; October 14. Journal, June 30; July 19, 22; August 14, 22, 31; September 6, 8, 9. The Atlas (September 8) called Wilson the amb
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 41: search for health.—journey to Europe.—continued disability.—1857-1858. (search)
Charles Richard Fox (1796-1873), eldest son, but not heir, of the third Lord Holland. at his beautiful villa, whose wife, Lady Mary, took me to Holland House, where there was a beautiful fete champetre; dined at Lord Granville's. July 16. Visited the Turner Gallery; also the National Gallery; went to the Dean of St. Paul's (Dr. Milman); House of Lords; dined with Sir Roderick Murchison; then to the House of Commons, where I heard Gladstone, Palmerston, and Disraeli on the Persian War. July 17. In the forenoon went to the House of Lords, where there was a sitting on the Shrewsbury Peerage Case; then to a dejeuner at Grosvenor House, where the company assembled in the magnificent gallery; then to the House of Lords, where Brougham and Clarendon spoke on the slave trade; dined in the refectory of the House of Commons with Mr. Ingham; then went to a reception at Lord Wensleydale's, and another at Mr. Senior's. July 18. Dinner at Mr. Labouchere's; then reception at Lady Palmerston