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Reminiscences, 1819-1899   By: (1819-1910)

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Julia Ward Howe.

FROM SUNSET RIDGE: POEMS OLD AND NEW. 12mo, $1.50.

REMINISCENCES. With many Portraits and other Illustrations. Crown 8vo, $2.50.

IS POLITE SOCIETY POLITE? AND OTHER ESSAYS. With a Portrait of Mrs. Howe. Square 8vo, $1.50.

HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & CO. BOSTON AND NEW YORK.

[Illustration: Photograph of Julia Ward Howe; signature]

REMINISCENCES

1819 1899

BY JULIA WARD HOWE

WITH PORTRAITS AND OTHER ILLUSTRATIONS

[Decorative Illustration]

BOSTON AND NEW YORK

HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY

The Riverside Press, Cambridge

1899

COPYRIGHT, 1899, BY JULIA WARD HOWE

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I. BIRTH, PARENTAGE, CHILDHOOD 1

II. LITERARY NEW YORK 21

III. NEW YORK SOCIETY 29

IV. HOME LIFE: MY FATHER 43

V. MY STUDIES 56

VI. SAMUEL WARD AND THE ASTORS 64

VII. MARRIAGE: TOUR IN EUROPE 81

VIII. FIRST YEARS IN BOSTON 144

IX. SECOND VISIT TO EUROPE 188

X. A CHAPTER ABOUT MYSELF 205

XI. ANTI SLAVERY ATTITUDE: LITERARY WORK: TRIP TO CUBA 218

XII. THE CHURCH OF THE DISCIPLES: IN WAR TIME 244

XIII. THE BOSTON RADICAL CLUB: DR. F. H. HEDGE 281

XIV. MEN AND MOVEMENTS IN THE SIXTIES 304

XV. A WOMAN'S PEACE CRUSADE 327

XVI. VISITS TO SANTO DOMINGO 345

XVII. THE WOMAN SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT 372

XVIII. CERTAIN CLUBS 400

XIX. ANOTHER EUROPEAN TRIP 410

XX. FRIENDS AND WORTHIES: SOCIAL SUCCESSES 428

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

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JULIA WARD HOWE Frontispiece From a photograph by Hardy, 1897.

SARAH MITCHELL, NIECE OF GENERAL FRANCIS MARION AND GRANDMOTHER OF MRS. HOWE 4 From a painting by Waldo and Jewett.

JULIA WARD AND HER BROTHERS, SAMUEL AND HENRY 8 From a miniature by Anne Hall.

JULIA CUTLER WARD, MOTHER OF MRS. HOWE 12 From a miniature by Anne Hall.

SAMUEL WARD, FATHER OF MRS. HOWE 46 From a miniature by Anne Hall.

SAMUEL WARD, JR 68 From a painting by Baron Vogel.

FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE 138 From a photograph.

THE SOUTH BOSTON HOME OF MR. AND MRS. HOWE 152 From a painting in the possession of M. Anagnos.

WENDELL PHILLIPS, AT THE AGE OF 48 158 From a photograph lent by Francis J. Garrison, Boston.

THEODORE PARKER 166 From a photograph by J. J. Hawes.

JULIA WARD HOWE 176 From a painting (1847) by Joseph Ames.

SAMUEL GRIDLEY HOWE, M. D. 230 From a photograph by Black, about 1859.

JAMES FREEMAN CLARKE 246 From a photograph by the Notman Photographic Company.

JOHN BROWN 254 From a photograph (about 1857) lent by Francis J. Garrison, Boston.

JOHN A. ANDREW 262 From a photograph by Black.

JULIA WARD HOWE 270 From a photograph by J. J. Hawes, about 1861.

FACSIMILE OF THE FIRST DRAFT OF THE BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC 276 From the original MS... Continue reading book >>




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