Samuel, Henry, “the first little Julia” who died at four years of age, Julia, Francis, Louisa and Ann. 4
were leading Unitarians. Also, in 1841, during Julia’s visit in Boston, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – and Charles Sumner took her to visit the New England Institute for the Blind 10 and met Laura Bridgman, who was a blind, deaf-mute student of Samuel Gridley Howe, who had become a
pioneer educator of children with multiple handicaps.