st style with statuary and painting, and holding every thing that conduces most to comfort and luxury, with books, magazines, and papers all within call.
Here also you may meet the best society of London.
I have often met Hallam
Henry Hallam, 1777-1859.
He invited Sumner several times to dine with him,—once in company with Professor Whewell,—and expressed his regard by other attentions.
Sumner met the historian again in London, in September, 1857. at the Athenaeum.
I was standing the othoveliest faces he ever looked upon: perhaps he saw and admired the character of the man in his countenance.
I have heard many express themselves about him with the greatest fondness.
He has a very handsome daughter.
John Williams, 1777-1846.
He was from his youth distinguished for his excellence in classical studies; assisted Brougham and Denman in the defence of Queen Caroline; attacked in Parliament the delay of business in Chancery under Lord Eldon; became a baron of the Exc