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Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865 2 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 2 0 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 36: first session in Congress.—welcome to Kossuth.—public lands in the West.—the Fugitive Slave Law.—1851-1852. (search)
d down by ten yeas to thirty-five nays. He made another effort for the repeal, Feb. 23. 1855, which was voted down,—yeas nine, nays thirty. He wrote to John Bigelow, August 30:— The kind interest you express in my speech tempts me to the confidence of friendship. I shall be attacked, and the speech will be disparaged. But you shall know something of what was said on the floor of the Senate. A letter of Sumner to Rev. Dr. R. P. Stebbins, from Newport, Oct. 12, 1852, printed in Nason's Life of Sumner, p. 162, gives other comments on the speech. You will see what Hale and Chase said openly in debate. Others are reported in conversation. I know that some Hunkers have felt its force. Clarke of Rhode Island said it would be a text-book when they were dead and gone; Shields said it was the ablest speech ever made in the Senate on slavery; and Bright used even stronger language. Cass has complimented me warmly. Soule has expressed himself in the strongest terms. Weller,