Statistics for occurrence #1 of “South Carolina” in chapter 15 of Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3:
...sed by the discussion of any pending measure.
He was prompted to meet the general issue at this time by the bolder attitude of Southern members of Congress during the session,—like Hammond of South Carolina , Hunter and Mason of Virginia, Brown and Jefferson Davis of Mississippi,—who had not hesitated to defend the institution as a normal condition of society, beneficial to both races, even ennobli...
† This entity has been selected by the automated classifier as the most likely match in this context. It may or may not be the correct match.