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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 56: San Domingo again.—the senator's first speech.—return of the angina pectoris.—Fish's insult in the Motley Papers.— the senator's removal from the foreign relations committee.—pretexts for the remioval.—second speech against the San Domingo scheme.—the treaty of Washington.—Sumner and Wilson against Butler for governor.—1870-1871. (search)
to take a place which might involve any semblance of antagonism to his friend the senator; but Dr. Howe was less considerate in this respect. The commission sailed Jan. 18, 1871, accompanied y Frederick Douglass, General Sigel, and several editors. They remained in San Domingo or its waters from January 23 to February 28, being engaged about five weeks in their observations. The character of their report was assured from the beginning. William L. Garrison wrote, Sumner's letter to Garrison is printed in the latter's Life, vol. IV. p. December 2:— I want to thank you for your recent speech in the Senate in opposition to the undesirable and uncalled — for scheme of President Grant for the annexation of San Domingo. With all my understanding, heart, and soul I am with you, both in the letter and the spirit. The assaults made upon you by Morton, Conkling, and Chandler excite equal disgust and indignation, and will certainly recoil heavily upon themselves, doing you in th