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ents was made abundantly evident by one of the most notable orations ever delivered in the House of Representatives. Charles Sumner, it will be remembered, had been foremost among the leaders in the negro legislation of Congress. Yet it was on the death of Charles Sumner that L. Q. C. Lamar, congressman from Mississippi, melted the members Lucius Q C. Lamar in 1879 Taken only five years after his Eulogy of Sumner, this photograph preserves the noble features of Lamar as he stood beforeSumner, this photograph preserves the noble features of Lamar as he stood before the House of Representatives in 1874. He was born in Georgia in 1825, studied at Emory College in that State, graduating at twenty; and soon began the practice of law. In a few years he moved to Oxford, Mississippi, where he became a professor of m872 he was elected to Congress. Two years later, he was the best known Southerner in Washington because of his Eulogy of Sumner. From 1877 to 1885 he represented Mississippi in the Senate. In 1885 he became Secretary of the Interior under Cleveland
at to-day Mississippi regrets the death of Charles Sumner, and sincerely unites in paying honors to the world; and which have made the name of Charles Sumner an integral part of our nation's glory. Tate and her sister States of the South. Charles Sumner was born with an instinctive love of freedtten by that people so long as the name of Charles Sumner lives in the memory of man. But, while it d national, is taken by Lamar in his Eulogy of Sumner. Charles Sumner at the time of his death had fCharles Sumner at the time of his death had for a generation been prominent in anti-slavery agitation. His oration in 1845 on The true grandeur , and beat him over the head with a cane until Sumner fell senseless to the floor, receiving spinal uries from which he never entirely recovered. Sumner, when able some years later to return to his s of bitter resentments remain unrepaired! Charles Sumner, in life, believed that all occasion for s in public debate, but in the abandon Charles Sumner—the portrait by Brady The single-minded[6 more...]