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MEMORIES


W. J. LINTON

 



LONDON
LAWRENCE AND BULLEN
16 HENRIETTA STREET, COVENT GARDEN, W.C.
1895

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William James Linton
(1812-97)

 


CONTENTS
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CHAPTER I.


Earliest Recollections; Stratford; Death of George III.; Queen Caroline; Hone and Cruikshank; Press Gangs; State Lotteries; Copper Coinage; Cheap Illustrated Serials; Scott's Poems and Novels; School Days; Wanstead House.

 

CHAPTER II.


Apprenticeship; Dulwich College; The Picture Gallery; The Cruikshanks; Hood; Henry Hunt; Old London Bridge; City Sights; Richard Carlile; Jonathan Wooler; Popular Grievances; Fairs.

 

CHAPTER III.


Church Services; Landor; Carlton House; First Perversion; My First Friend; W. J. Huggins, Marine Painter to William IV.; Duncan; Wade; Horne.

 

CHAPTER IV.


W. J. Fox; Southwood Smith; Eliza Flower; Sarah Flower Adams; W. B. Adams; Watson; Hetherington; The Poor Man's Guardian; Movement for a Free Press; Heywood; Moore; Hibbert.

 

CHAPTER V.


The People's Charter; Major Cartwright; The London Working Men's Association; Crown and Anchor Conference; The Chartist Convention; O'Connor; Spies; The Odd Fellow; Hetherington; Watson.

 

CHAPTER VI.


Lovett and Collins; Cooper; Bronterre O'Brien; O'Connor; Outbreak in Wales; Frost; Protest against Death Punishment; Carlyle; Fairfield Festival; Leigh Hunt.

 

CHAPTER VII.


The Howitts; Tennyson; The Toynbees; Mazzini; Worcell; Stolzman; The Bandieras; Letter Opening at the Post Office; Carlisle Election.

 

CHAPTER VIII.


Partnership with John Orrin Smith; Artists and Work; Illustrated London News; Ingram; Punch; Jerrold; Leech; The Doyles; Lady Morgan.

 

CHAPTER IX.


William and David Scott; Wells; Sibson.

 

CHAPTER X.


Bennoch & Twentyman; Haydon; Meadows; Henning; Other Artist Friends; Hall's Book of Ballads; The National, a Library for the People; Mutual Instruction Society; Chartist Meetings; Institute of the Fine Arts.

 

CHAPTER XI.


Ebenezer Jones; Our Visit to the Lake Country; A Tour in Scotland; London Life again; Prosecutions for Blasphemy; Haslam; Shelley; A Characteristic Incident; The Queen's Bench Prison; Powell; Roebuck; Thomas.

 

CHAPTER XII.


Hugh Williams; Rebecca and her Daughters; With Sibson in Wales; Travel Risks; St. Ives; Boulogne; Miteside; Brantwood.

 

CHAPTER XIII.


The Peoples' International League; The Three Days of February; Congratulatory Address to France; With Mazzini in Paris; George Sand; Lamennais; The Cause of the People.

 

CHAPTER XIV.


A Day with the Irish; Writing in the Irish Nation; Charles Gavan Duffy: Conversations with Carlyle; Carlyle and Duffy on Linton; Misrepresentations of Mazzini; Carlyle's Worth.

 

CHAPTER XV.


Leigh Hunt and His Family; On The Spectator; Going to Miteside; The Leader; Thornton Hunt; G. H. Lewes; Larken; W. E. Forster; Minter Morgan; Lausanne; Mazzini; Herzen; Lamennais; Forbes; George Combe; Robert Owen.

 

CHAPTER XVI.


The English Republic; The Plaint of Freedom; Walter Savage Landor; Duffy; Carlyle; Joseph Cowen; Other Helpers; Deceased British Painters and other Work; Moxon; Visitors and Friends; Physicians.

 

CHAPTER XVII.


My Possessions; Stolzman; To the Top of Scawfell

 

CHAPTER XVIII.


The Poles at Liverpool; Meeting at Hanover Square; Herzen; Bakounine

 

CHAPTER XIX.


Worcell; Mazzini; American Sympathy; Grant.

 

CHAPTER XX.


Norwood; Colonel Reid; Babbage; Sloman; Cobden; O'Connell; Frances Wright; Owen; Landor; Browning; Oastler; Paxton; Place; Perronet Thompson; Y. A. Taylor; Hickson; Ebenezer Elliott; George Dawson; F. W. Newman; J. H. Newman; Epps; Bowring; Dickens; Holyoake; Bradlaugh.

 

CHAPTER XXI.


Ruskin; John Forster; Robson; Derwent Coleridge; Wordsworth; Dr. Davy; Harriet Martineau; Mrs. Millner Gibson; Mediums; Dupotet; Kossuth; Medici; Ronge; The Hills; Mrs. Craik; Dobell; Rossetti; Swinburne; Barmby; Thom; The Chartist Epic; Robert Montgomery; Lover; G. S. Phillips; Hughes; Mayne Reid.

 

CHAPTER XXII.


Millais and other Artists; The Foggos; Wornum; Sibson; Tom Landseer; George Cruikshank; Tennyson; Orsini; Kiallmark; Richard Lane; Flatou; Garth Wilkinson; Gilchrist; Linnell; Sykes.

 

CHAPTER XXIII.


Alfred Stevens; Young Mitchell; Wehnert; The Wellington Monument.

 

CHAPTER XXIV.


Garibaldi in Sicily; The British Legion; Captain de Rohan.

 

CHAPTER XXV.


The Theatres; Charles Kemble; Macready; Braham; Pasta; Grisi and Mario; Lablache; Staudigl; Schroeder Devrient; The Keeleys; Mrs. Nesbit; Mrs. Glover; Ellen Tree; Vestris; Tyrone Power; Charlotte Cushman; Jefferson; Edwin Booth; Modjeska; Amateur Acting; Barnard Gregory.

 

CHAPTER XXVI.


George Francis Train; Bunker Hill; Herbert Spencer; Voyage to New York; Cooper Institute; Peter Cooper; A. S. Hewitt; Dr. Rimmer; Frank Leslie; Squier; Cluseret; Pelletier; Aaron Powell; Wendell Phillips; The Fosters; Theodore Parker; Edmund Davis; Kentucky Lands; Colonisation in Montana; Frederick Douglas; Negro Bones.

 

CHAPTER XXVII.


American Poets; Bryant; Stedman; Stoddard; Mrs. Stoddard; Bayard Taylor; Lowell; Longfellow; Whittier; Emerson; Alcott; Whitman; Mrs. Howe; Anthony; Bret Harte; Whipple; Fremont; Agassiz; Other Notables; Tilden; Madame Blavatsky; A. T. Stewart; Cespedes and Cuba; General Butler; Sumner; Anderson; Adams; Page.

 

CHAPTER XXVIII.


Late Years; British Museum; Austin Dobson; Excursions; Paris and Oxford; B. F. Stevens; Closing words.

 



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