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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 44: Secession.—schemes of compromise.—Civil War.—Chairman of foreign relations Committee.—Dr. Lieber.—November, 1860April, 1861. (search)
ar.—Chairman of foreign relations Committee.—Dr. Lieber.—November, 1860– April, 1861. The secessi question of a protective tariff. He wrote to Lieber, Jan. 17, 1863:— I don't understand yourng. The correspondence between Sumner and Dr. Lieber—the latter now a professor in Columbia Colleight years. It was opened again by a note from Lieber, which at his request Sumner destroyed as soond reconstruction periods. Sumner often sought Lieber's stores of knowledge on history and public la in their restored relations. A letter from Lieber in 1862 began with My old and restored friend. but for an explanation given in a letter of Dr. Lieber printed in his Life and Letters, pp. 296, 29 marked passages. This was not agreeable to Dr. Lieber, who closed the correspondence. Sumner, to and maintained a strict reserve concerning it. Lieber's second letter to Sumner, after the corresponor of his son, a soldier in the Union army. Lieber's Life and Letters, p. 318. It somewhat corrob[3 m
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 45: an antislavery policy.—the Trent case.—Theories of reconstruction.—confiscation.—the session of 1861-1862. (search)
yield at last. The end is certain; and also the extinction of slavery. To Lieber, June 23:— I have no dread of Congress. The session will be very brief,—ly grieved at the President's revocation of Fremont's proclamation. He wrote Dr. Lieber, September 17, six days after the issue of the order revoking it:— The d, noble words. There is no suggestion of compromise; it is impossible. To Lieber, December 24:— Lieber's answer, dated December 27, will be found in his LifeLieber's answer, dated December 27, will be found in his Life and Letters, pp. 323-325. The articles in the [New York] Herald, proposing to give up the emissaries, but to remember the incident and call England to account iness, were discontinued. On the day the treaty was ratified, He wrote to Dr. Lieber: Rarely has the Senate done so much in a single day. Sumner carried in the Seagonism to him in his own State, which took shape in the autumn. He wrote to Lieber, March 29:— I was penetrated with joy when I found that it was only th
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 46: qualities and habits as a senator.—1862. (search)
istory and philosophy. Among American statesmen, those whom he most resembled in this respect are Jefferson, Edward Livingston, and John Quincy Adams. He never valued his own opinion so highly that he was not ready to sit at the feet of the masters of science. He was always prone to test public questions, not by apparent and transient exigencies, but by principles permanent and fundamental. It was for this reason that during the Civil War and reconstruction period he consulted so often Dr. Lieber, a publicist, living apart from political management, whose knowledge and counsels other public men would not have thought worth seeking. Sumner believed it to be the statesman's part to lead the people, and not merely to follow them. He recognized, indeed, that measures and policies, in order to prevail, must have the support of public opinion; but he did not in advance study the drifts and currents of that opinion. He trusted the instincts of the people, and believed that what was
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 48: Seward.—emancipation.—peace with France.—letters of marque and reprisal.—foreign mediation.—action on certain military appointments.—personal relations with foreigners at Washington.—letters to Bright, Cobden, and the Duchess of Argyll.—English opinion on the Civil War.—Earl Russell and Gladstone.—foreign relations.—1862-1863. (search)
ondence, is a single sentence of a letter to Dr. Lieber, Jan. 23, 1863: The pressure for the expulsiar everywhere, and with my whole heart. To Lieber, January 17:— These are dark hours. The. As soon as the bill came to light he sought Lieber's views, saying, I wish to do what is best for the country and civilization. Lieber's opinion was rather in favor of the measure. In the debateeven from opponents the palm of character. Lieber, who was not always appreciative of his friendtion upon it, as will be seen in his letter to Lieber. Post, p. 138. Partly for amusement, and Mr. Seward has been obliged to yield. To Lieber, May 3: Reply to Lieber's letter, April 19,Lieber's letter, April 19, 1863, printed in Lieber's Life and Letters, pp. 331-333.— Of course I always listen to you, eLieber's Life and Letters, pp. 331-333.— Of course I always listen to you, especially on any topic within the domain of history or public law, with the disposition to assent atore to stop the steam rams. Sumner wrote to Lieber, September 15:— I was sorry not to see y[1 more.
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 49: letters to Europe.—test oath in the senate.—final repeal of the fugitive-slave act.—abolition of the coastwise slave-trade.—Freedmen's Bureau.—equal rights of the colored people as witnesses and passengers.—equal pay of colored troops.—first struggle for suffrage of the colored people.—thirteenth amendment of the constitution.— French spoliation claims.—taxation of national banks.— differences with Fessenden.—Civil service Reform.—Lincoln's re-election.—parting with friends.—1863-1864. (search)
lain the precise policy of the emperor? To Lieber, December 28:— Your German sky lowers winian Institution, B. R. Wood, of Albany, and Dr. Lieber Lieber's Life and Letters, pp. 339, 345. 15. Works, vol. VIII. pp. 217-222. He wrote Lieber, March 17: I was badgered on all sides, but attical sciences,—a project in relation to which Lieber, Agassiz, and R. W. Emerson were his corresponrampled under foot, it is now. He wrote to Lieber, May 4:— I think that Banks's military chaber of the Southern Independence Association. Lieber had asked Sumner to request the President to read it. Lieber's Life and Letters, p. 345. I doubt if it would interest the President, who reads ver the most intelligent of the loyal people. Lieber to General Halleck, Sept. 1, 1864, in Lieber'st, William Curtis Noyes, Henry Winter Davis, Dr. Lieber, Lieber wrote Sumner, September 16, that ame which found most favor as a substitute. Lieber to Sumner, August 15. According to Lieber, Da[13 more...
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 50: last months of the Civil War.—Chase and Taney, chief-justices.—the first colored attorney in the supreme court —reciprocity with Canada.—the New Jersey monopoly.— retaliation in war.—reconstruction.—debate on Louisiana.—Lincoln and Sumner.—visit to Richmond.—the president's death by assassination.—Sumner's eulogy upon him. —President Johnson; his method of reconstruction.—Sumner's protests against race distinctions.—death of friends. —French visitors and correspondents.—1864-1865. (search)
. I commend him to you and Mr. Cobden. To Lieber, February 18:— The President was exhaustec. 22, 1864. Sumner wrote, October 12, to Lieber, who had urged him to visit Washington in ordeto the Louisiana plan. So the latter wrote to Lieber. From the beginning of the session Sumner nd him much grieved by it. He wrote at once to Lieber: The President's speech and other things augurnton decided it to be a necessary precaution. Lieber, in a letter, April 23, enjoined on Sumner to e measured. Cruel devil—that assassin! To Lieber, May 2:— I read to President Johnson Colon with the Administration. Sumner wrote to Lieber, August 11:— The attorney-general (Speedble, and history will so write it down. To Lieber, August 21:— The true policy of the Admig and organizing that conviction. He wrote to Lieber, September 18:— As to reconstruction, I letters just received from my correspondent, Dr. Lieber, our most learned publicist, a Prussian by b[3 m
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 51: reconstruction under Johnson's policy.—the fourteenth amendment to the constitution.—defeat of equal suffrage for the District of Columbia, and for Colorado, Nebraska, and Tennessee.—fundamental conditions.— proposed trial of Jefferson Davis.—the neutrality acts. —Stockton's claim as a senator.—tributes to public men. —consolidation of the statutes.—excessive labor.— address on Johnson's Policy.—his mother's death.—his marriage.—1865-1866. (search)
a republican form of government. Sumner wrote to Lieber, December 3, 1865:— I was sorry to miss you, id in their presence without giving offence. To Lieber, March 21:— Consider carefully, and answer prder meaning than their authors intended. Compare Lieber's letter to Sumner, in his Life and Letters, pp. 36ner some months later, in answer to an inquiry from Lieber:— I thought that I had told you the fate of t. 275. March 2, 1866, Congressional Globe, p. 1131. Lieber took an active interest in the question, as will beopinion, or at least of public action. He wrote to Lieber, March 11, 1866:— When Mr. Everett was Secrets of his youth, Howe, Longfellow, Greene, Phillips, Lieber, Agassiz, Palfrey, Whittier, the Waterstons, the Logagement or accepting congratulations. He wrote to Lieber, September 22:— I wish you to know directly fhis winter, if not before, at mine. Tell this to Mrs. Lieber from me. I write this gayly, and yet I cannot
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 52: Tenure-of-office act.—equal suffrage in the District of Columbia, in new states, in territories, and in reconstructed states.—schools and homesteads for the Freedmen.—purchase of Alaska and of St. Thomas.—death of Sir Frederick Bruce.—Sumner on Fessenden and Edmunds.—the prophetic voices.—lecture tour in the West.—are we a nation?1866-1867. (search)
coat which he had worn for the day was found the conclusion as it appeared in the magazine, Works, vol. XII. pp. 179-183. with one or two verbal changes, but without the amplification which he had probably intended to give it. He wrote to Lieber, September, 1867:— I am glad that you are interested in my article. Some of these voices' are curious enough. I did not introduce the Greenlanders, because their record is of discovery and not prophecy. Humboldt, in his first volume on trs which the reading of the entire lecture required. He reached Boston November 9, weary, and still showing the effects of his injury. He repeated the lecture in Boston, Providence, Portland, and finally at Cooper Institute in New York, where Dr. Lieber was in the chair. On the later occasions of its delivery he dispensed with his notes. The New York Tribune and Boston Journal published, November 20, the lecture in full. The style of the lecture is stately and finished, and at the end
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, chapter 10 (search)
uisers fitted out in that country. Both Seward and Sumner were desirous that Mr. Bemis should arrange the papers. To Lieber, March 28:— I think you will like the German treaty. To my mind it is essentially just. Concerning naturalized e Senate or the people by the fact that the manager who was most in the public eye was General Butler. Sumner wrote to Lieber in May, 1868:-- I take it that the whole story in the Sun is a quiz. Wade assures me that he has not spoken with aot corroborated by any other statements known to the writer. He took the best view of the General's qualities,—writing to Lieber, November 1: Grant will be our President, with infinite opportunities. I hope and believe he will be true to them. Suticent when his name was mentioned for the Cabinet as among the probabilities. The most that he said was in a letter to Lieber, written the day after the election in November in reply to the latter's suggestions on the subject:— The headship <
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 54: President Grant's cabinet.—A. T. Stewart's disability.—Mr. Fish, Secretary of State.—Motley, minister to England.—the Alabama claims.—the Johnson-Clarendon convention.— the senator's speech: its reception in this country and in England.—the British proclamation of belligerency.— national claims.—instructions to Motley.—consultations with Fish.—political address in the autumn.— lecture on caste.—1869. (search)
national law to govern the future intercourse of nations than in the payment of large damages, would remove all questions of difference, and serve to restore and confirm a friendship which ought never to have been interrupted. Sumner wrote to Lieber, May 30:— I have made no demand, not a word of apology, not a dollar; nor have I menaced, suggested, or thought of war. R. H. Dana, Jr., who thought that our Government should not have put forward the national or indirect damages for pecis I have no doubt. Slavery will end very soon in Cuba; it cannot remain much longer in Brazil. The earth will be fairer when this terrible blot is erased. The senator considered a year later the propriety of a resolution of Congress suspending diplomatic intercourse with nations maintaining slavery. He thought the example of the United States should be brought to bear for the promotion of that great end. Lieber, whom he consulted, did not second his thought, and he did not carry it out
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