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likely to take a part. For instance, the Ticknor, Eliot, Dwight, Guild, and Norton families were connected by marriage; and Mr. Eliot was a near kinsman of the Curtis family. Similar ties by blood and marriage united the Sears, Mason, Warren, Parker, and Amory families, and also the Shaw, Sturgis, Parkman, and Perkins families. Another group was the Sturgis, Perkins, Cabot, Forbes, Cary, Gardiner, and Cushing families. The different groups were often connected by kin or close friendship. St C. Winthrop; and the public exercises were followed by a reception at Mr. Winthrop's house. and its succession of presidents, distinguished by the names of Savage, Winthrop, and Ellis, are an assurance of genuine merit in investigation. Theodore Parker, Wendell Phillips, and Henry Wilson, the last an historian as well as Senator and Vice-President, were not admitted to the Society. Richard Hildreth's History of the United States did not bring him membership while he remained in Boston, bu
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)
been willing to reform it; he was a lover of learning and humanity. To Theodore Parker, June 8:— I call for the printing of the admirable discourse of yestter. agreed upon Sumner as the managing editor, but he declined the post. Theodore Parker strenuously urged his acceptance, and it was also Emerson's desire that hehimself the victim of circumstances. Sumner, though not connected with Theodore Parker's religious society or attending his preaching regularly, admired his chares. It is perhaps worthy of note that it was in Felton's house that Sumner and Parker first met; and when Sumner and Felton parted, in 1850, one point of difference he bad taste, worse temper, and atrocious disregard of truth manifested by Theodore Parker in his libel upon Mr. Webster,— a reference to Parker's speech on Mr. WebsParker's speech on Mr. Webster in Faneuil Hall, March 25, 1850. Sumner's interest in Crawford was unabated. He sought commissions for him in Boston, commended his works in news paper notic
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 31: the prison—discipline debates in Tremont Temple.—1846-1847. (search)
in May and June, going early and remaining late. The audiences which filled the spacious Temple represented the intelligence and philanthropy of the city, as well as all that Was radical and adventurous in speculation,—people already enlisted or about to enlist in the warfare against American slavery; people earnest for moral reforms, like temperance; seekers for novelties, who imagined they had found a new revelation in phrenology as taught by Spurzheim and George Combe; disciples of Theodore Parker's theology and of Emerson's philosophy. An audience of such tendencies and inspirations could be gathered in no other city. Their interest was rather in the disputants than in the subject; it was aesthetic and sentimental, rather than philanthropic and practical. They were interested in Sumner as a man, enjoyed his refined eloquence, were inspired by his noble sentiments, and admired the spirit with which he resisted the dictation of those whose right to dictate had not before been d
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 32: the annexation of Texas.—the Mexican War.—Winthrop and Sumner.—1845-1847. (search)
was further addressed by Stephen C. Phillips, Wendell Philips, Theodore Parker, C. F. Adams, and George Boston Whig, September 24.. Emerson. Mr. Parker affirmed the supremacy of divine over human law, and his own allegiance to the former whenever it forbade what the latter enjo disgraced in the eyes of good men as an infidel clergyman. Theodore Parker. Who are the leaders of a party which would have us trust to iers were Sumner, James Freeman Clarke, Judge John M. Williams, Theodore Parker, Elizur Wright, and Dr. Walter Channing. It was interrupted bre. ( Rise and Fall of the Slave power, vol. II. p. 230.) See Theodore Parker on The Slave power in America, May 29, 1850. Parker's Works, Parker's Works, vol. v. (Trubner's ed.) pp. 123, 124. Winthrop was criticised by Root, Dec. 3, 1849, and by Cleveland, April 19, 1850. and even sanctioning t Sumner, finally carried out by himself in 1860. I wish to see Theodore Parker's letter Letter to the People of the United States touchin
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 34: the compromise of 1850.—Mr. Webster. (search)
enerable Josiah Quincy addressed a letter to the meeting, expressing sympathy with its purpose. Sumner was appointed one of the legal committee for the protection of alleged fugitives. On the committee also were S. E Sewall, Dana, John C. Park, and William Minot. They called C. G. Loring to their aid. About the same time, a slave claimant from Virginia sought to secure William and Ellen Crafts, who had recently escaped, and on arriving in Boston had found wise and brave protectors in Theodore Parker, Dr. Henry I. Bowditch, Ellis Gray Loring, and Mrs. George S. Hillard. They were skilfully secreted and sent to England. The next February (1851), when the case of Shadrach was pending before G. T. Curtis, a commissioner, a body of colored men forced the door of the court room, and the negro, being taken from the officers, escaped to Canada. President Fillmore at once issued a proclamation, directing the army and navy to co-operate in enforcing the law. Then followed the trials of p
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 35: Massachusetts and the compromise.—Sumner chosen senator.—1850-1851. (search)
port. Von Holst, vol. III. pp. 505, 515, 556, 557. Theodore Parker, in a sermon on the Nebraska bill, Feb. 12, 1854 (Workeader, called for the exclusion of Dana, Dr. Howe, and Theodore Parker from society and patronage. June 9. The Courier, Aand Hutchinson, and the third, not named, was Webster. Theodore Parker traced a parallel between him and Strafford and Arnold the election of the new senator. Sumner wrote to Theodore Parker, Printed in Weiss's Life of Theodore Parker, vol. Theodore Parker, vol. II. p. 107. April 19, 1851:— May you live a thousand years, always preaching the truth of Fast Day! On the renditionaders—Chase, Giddings, Seward, the Jays, Whittier, Bryant, Parker, Parker's letter is printed in his Life by Weiss, vol. Parker's letter is printed in his Life by Weiss, vol. II. pp. 111, 112. and many more— sent hearty messages of congratulation to the new senator. Few omitted to observe that M of disapproval on Webster's Seventh of march speech. Theodore Parker, failing to find Sumner at his office, wrote, April 26<
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 36: first session in Congress.—welcome to Kossuth.—public lands in the West.—the Fugitive Slave Law.—1851-1852. (search)
nished to find myself so much of his inclining. To Theodore Parker, February 6:— I have yours of 25th of January pr well as our folks, Do you put entire trust in C. S.? Theodore Parker tells me he has met the same questioning many times. ) as a fulfiller of all your pledges will be saved. Theodore Parker, though deeply regretting that Sumner delayed his speeters, dated August 3 and 4, came from Henry Wilson and Theodore Parker, who had noted his failure to get the floor,—telling hpeople. Sumner wrote to Howe, August 11, concerning Theodore Parker's urgency about his speaking:— Parker is too impParker is too impatient. If by chance or ignorance of the currents here I have got into the rapids, my friends should not abandon me. In anyld have made the speech,—utterly false. Sumner wrote to Parker the same day, replying to the latter's objections to his cconstitutionality of the latter, are unanswerable. Theodore Parker wrote, Sept. 6, 1852:— You have made a grand
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 37: the national election of 1852.—the Massachusetts constitutional convention.—final defeat of the coalition.— 1852-1853. (search)
e pettiness of the old parties in excluding Hale, Chase, and myself from committees. To Theodore Parker, December 17:— I was pained more than I can tell by Seward's course in swelling the Werent forms. Mr. Everett expressed a desire to have the advantage of your counsels. To Theodore Parker, March 28:— I mourn the feud between brothers in antislavery. Controversy between Werrison. On the platform, besides the speakers, were Dr. S. G. Howe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Theodore Parker, Dr. Charles Beck, T. W. Higginson, Charles Allen, and Amos Tuck. Each speaker passed from y the statue of your father. Give my love to your wife, and kisses to the children. To Theodore Parker, An answer to Mr. Parker's letter of August 4, inquiring as to the comparative merits ofMr. Parker's letter of August 4, inquiring as to the comparative merits of the two chief-justices of Massachusetts. August 6:— With the exception of a meagre address, which is preserved in the Jurist of twenty years ago, Shaw's productions are his judgments, in the Re<
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)
in its proceedings. The speakers were Wilson, Burlingame, and Theodore Parker. A letter from Sumner was read. The mention of his name, accere an immense meeting had been addressed by Wendell Phillips, Theodore Parker, F. W. Bird, and John L. Swift, proceeded to the court house, New York Evening Post, June 1 and July 5. Sumner wrote to Theodore Parker, June 12:— The great petition for the repeal of the Fugiress; but he took occasion to denounce such miserable miscreants as Parker, Phillips, and such kindred spirits; joined Batchelder and Joseph Wed his grand forbearance amid unusual and unjust provocation. Theodore Parker wrote that he had never before been so proud of him. John P. Hnowledge; and George is much absorbed in his own plans. To Theodore Parker, March:— Your sermon on Nebraska is powerful and grand; ight, and before moving to bed read it faithfully and tearfully. Parker replied, April 12, 1854: I thank you for your kindly words about my
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 39: the debate on Toucey's bill.—vindication of the antislavery enterprise.—first visit to the West.—defence of foreign-born citizens.—1854-1855. (search)
illustrated the hardships involved in the application of a technical rule of maritime law. An indictment against Theodore Parker was pending in the United States Circuit Court, Boston, in the winter of 1854– 1855, in which he was charged with reore a high tribunal the antislavery cause, and reversing positions, to put the pro-slavery prosecutors on trial. He gave Parker suggestions for his argument, and pointed out historical analogies. Had it proceeded to a final issue, it would have bee with its failure at this stage, for they shrunk from facing an adversary so intrepid and so well armed. Sumner wrote to Parker:— I am glad you have been indicted,—pardon me!—for the sake of our cause and your own fame. Of course you will defend yourself, and answer the whilom speaker An allusion to an encounter between B. R. Curtis and Parker in November, 1850, in Faneuil Hall, when the latter offered to answer a question put by the former to the latter, who was not supposed to be p
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