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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 40: outrages in Kansas.—speech on Kansas.—the Brooks assault.—1855-1856. (search)
rather infamous, seemed to befit his colleague Keitt better than himself. W. S. Thayer in the Ner in open Senate a few days later. May 27. Keitt, colleague and confederate of Brooks, on Feb. son's testimony, Congressional Globe, p. 1363. Keitt told Edmundson that he could not leave till Brny, p. 1362; Keitt's remarks, May 23, p. 1292; Keitt's speech, July 16, App. p. 838.) The-e denialsting] Sumner in the Senate. (Globe, p. 1362.) Keitt is stated to have been seen with a pistol behifman of Maryland; the former voting to censure Keitt, and the latter to expel Brooks. Even Henry We Southern men,—Breckinridge (Vice-President), Keitt, the accomplice of Brooks, and Clingman, now anguage. Doubtless he is responsible for his. Keitt answered, I am. Burlingame said, I shall stan the New York Christian Union, July 24, 1890. Keitt, Brooks's confederate and eulogist, lies burieent home, but not to return. He died May 25. Keitt lived to die in battle in Virginia in June, 18[14 more...]
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 43: return to the Senate.—the barbarism of slavery.—Popular welcomes.—Lincoln's election.—1859-1860. (search)
rum which becomes a senator. Crittenden, who thought to avert the dread issue by compromise, sat in front of Sumner, with eyes steadily fixed on him, and anxious countenance, as if imploring him to desist, and not make a peaceful settlement between North and South impossible. Of Southern members of the House who occupied vacant seats of senators were Curry of Alabama and Lamar of Mississippi, who were both thought by spectators to be enjoying the classic and scholarly feast before them. Keitt, the accomplice of Brooks, sat awhile near Senator Hammond. Near Sumner sat Wilson (his colleague), Burlingame, and Lovejoy, and Senators Bingham and Preston King,—all ready to protect him. Seward and C. F. Adams were present a part of the time. The Republican senators, generally in their seats, listened with respect; but excepting perhaps Preston King, all, or nearly all, would have preferred that the speech should not have been made at that time. Few of them followed a custom among se