vers a discourse on the day before, in commemoration of the second centennial anniversary of the graduation of the first class of the University.
Come and hear it. This will be a literary festival, characteristic of the country, and everybody will be glad to see you. I am going, for a few days, among the hills of Berkshire with my sisters; but I shall always be within hail from Boston.
As ever, ever yours, Charles Sumner.
To Professor Mittermaier, Heidelberg. Boston, Aug. 4, 1842.
my dear friend,—I am ashamed that I have left your kind letter of Feb. 8 for so long a time without acknowledgment; but various calls have absorbed my time, and I now write in haste in order to introduce to you my friend, Mr. Wheeler,
Charles S. Wheeler, who died at Leipsic, in 1843, at the age of twenty-six. who has been for some time a tutor in Harvard University.
He has published a valuable edition of Herodotus, and has otherwise made himself very favorably known to the schola