Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897

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Supporters of President Grant removed Sumner as chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate in 1871. Edward L. Pierce defended the reputation of Sumner after this episode became a matter of fresh historical controversy in 1877. Others involved in the controversy were Lothrop Motley, John Jay, and Hamilton Fish.

From the description of Clippings concerning Charles Sumner and President U.S. Grant : album, 1877-1878. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612815430

Pierce, a lawyer, held many civil offices in Massachusetts, was active in Republican politics, and was the official biographer of Charles Sumner.

From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1850-1895 (inclusive), 1852-1878 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122468941

From the description of Personal letters sent to Edward Lillie Pierce, 1878-1894. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612818442

From the description of Letters concerning Charles Sumner sent to Edward Lillie Pierce, 1861-1873. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612818377

From the description of Letters concerning Charles Sumner sent to Edward Lillie Pierce, 1874-1895. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612818400

From the guide to the Letters from various correspondents, 1850-1895 (inclusive), 1852-1878 (bulk)., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Pierce, a lawyer, held many civil offices in Massachusetts, was active in Republican politics, and was the official biographer and executor of Charles Sumner.

From the description of Letters to E. L. Pierce from various correspondents, 1854-1897. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612738307

From the guide to the Letters from various correspondents, 1854-1897., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

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referencedIn Howe family papers, 1819-1910. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880. Letter to Edward Lillie Pierce, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hooper, Edward William, 1839-1901. Papers, 1862-1866. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Barney, Hiram. Papers of Hiram Barney, 1772-1924 (bulk 1836-1894). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Herndon-Weik Collection of Lincolniana, circa 1824-1933 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Pierce family. Letters, 1818-1851. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Charles Sumner scrapbooks of personal and political clippings, 1850-1874. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897. Clippings concerning Charles Sumner : 1871-1895 (bulk 1874-1895). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Charles Sumner compositions, 1827-1872. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869. William Pitt Fessenden correspondence, 1839-1888 (bulk 1858-1869). New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Papers, 1834-1874. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Winslow, John, 1825-1898. Papers, 1730-1905. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Edward William Hooper papers, 1862-1866. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Pavia, Alessandro,. Giuseppe Garibaldi [photograph], 1866. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library.
referencedIn George William Curtis additional correspondence, 1844-1891. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897,. Letters concerning Charles Sumner sent to Edward Lillie Pierce, 1874-1895. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Francis William Bird papers, 1826-1924 (inclusive), 1847-1889 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Harvard Law School Prize Essays, 1850-1868 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Letters from various correspondents, 1854-1897. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Correspondence, 1864-1906. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1854-1897. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Vol. XVI (ff. 160). O -Playfair.includes:ff. 1-2v Thomas Power O'Connor, MP; journalist: Letters to T. H. S. Escott from Thomas Power O'Connor: n.d.ff. 3-18 Laurence Oliphant, author: Letters to T. H. S. Escott from Laurence Oliphant: [1879-1883... British Library
creatorOf Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897. Autograph letter signed Edward L. Pierce to: "Mrs. Durant" [Pauline Durant] April 28, 1881. Wellesley College
creatorOf Carpenter, Mary, 1807-1877. Autograph letter signed Mary Carpenter to: Dear Sir November 16, 1873. Wellesley College
creatorOf Letters from various correspondents, 1850-1895 (inclusive), 1852-1878 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. The Herndon-Weik collection of Lincolniana, circa 1824-1933. Library of Congress
referencedIn Carl Schurz Papers, 1842-1983, (bulk 1860-1906) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn William Warland Clapp correspondence, 1790-1891 (inclusive), 1840-1891 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wendell Phillips papers, 1555-1882 (inclusive) 1833-1881 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn William Warland Clapp correspondence, 1790-1891 (inclusive), 1840-1891 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.). Correspondence, 1882-1898, bulk 1838-1932. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Paris" to "Platner". Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Correspondence, 1827-1885. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897,. Letters from various correspondents, 1850-1895 (inclusive), 1852-1878 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers, 1832-1892. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897. Press notices of Pierce memoir of Charles Sumner : album, 1877-1878, 1893-1895. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897,. The freedman : scraps : album, [1862-1868] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Copy of a resolution of the Georgia Legislature, ca. 1831. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897. Clippings concerning Charles Sumner and President U.S. Grant : album, 1877-1878. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897. Volumes, 1852-1873. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906. Papers of Carl Schurz, 1842-1983 (bulk 1860-1906). Library of Congress
creatorOf Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897,. Letters concerning Charles Sumner sent to Edward Lillie Pierce, 1861-1873. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Widener Library manuscripts. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897,. Personal letters sent to Edward Lillie Pierce, 1878-1894. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897. Papers, 1871-1891. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Barrows family papers, 1861-1931. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Documents relating to Charles Sumner, 1828-1912. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Brown University. Student essays and orations, 1786-1983. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Morris, George Perry,. Papers, 1843-1918. New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897,. Letters to E. L. Pierce from various correspondents, 1854-1897. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Books from the library of Amos Bronson Alcott, 1579-1893. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Curtis, George William, 1824-1892. George William Curtis additional correspondence, 1844-1891. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886,. Documents relating to Charles Sumner, ca. 1828-1912. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873. Collection, 1824-1881. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Pickard-Whittier papers, 1815-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Documents relating to Charles Sumner, 1828-1912. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Carlisle, George William Frederick Howard, Earl of, 1802-1864. Diary of his journey in the United States : manuscript, 1841-1842. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. [Fame and glory : an address before the literary societies of Amherst College, at their anniversary, August 11, 1847] : manuscript, 1847? Harvard University, Houghton Library
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