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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 44: Secession.—schemes of compromise.—Civil War.—Chairman of foreign relations Committee.—Dr. Lieber.—November, 1860April, 1861. (search)
h Carolina, but assisted by Douglas. February 18, 19, 20. Congressional Globe, pp. 987, 1030, 1047-1051. He continued while in the Senate, whenever the question came up, to contend for free books and free works of art and free instruments for use in scientific education, and was finally successful in freeing books thirty years old from duty. July 8, 1862; Works, vol. VII. pp. 166-168, June 2 and 6, 1864; Works, vol. VIII. pp. 471-474, June 17, 1864; Works, vol. IX, pp. 28, 29, Feb. 27, 1865; Works, vol. IX. pp. 336-339, Jan. 24, 1867; Works, vol. XI. pp. 83-90, Jan. 30, 31, 1867; Congressional Globe, p. 862, 913, June 30, 1870; Works, vol. XIII. pp. 471-473, March 27, 1872; Works, vol. XV. pp. 61-64; also for free books in foreign languages, Jan. 31, 1867; Globe, p. 914; May 28, Globe, pp. 3957, 3958. He sought to free ornamental trees and shrubs, saying of the trees that we should encourage them all, till Birnam wood do come to Dunsinane. May 27, 1872. Congression
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 45: an antislavery policy.—the Trent case.—Theories of reconstruction.—confiscation.—the session of 1861-1862. (search)
ott, the highest military authority then living, recorded his contemporaneous judgment in favor of Sumner's proposition, pronouncing it noble, and from the right quarter. Scott's Autobiography, pp. 188-190. The House had. Feb. 22, 1862. refused to have captured rebel flags presented in its hall on the occasion of Washington's Farewell Address being rend. Three years later he took ground against placing in the Capitol any picture of a victory in battle with our own fellow-citizens. Feb. 27, 1865. Works, vol. IX. pp. 333-335. This, too, encountered the opposition of his colleague as well as that of Howe of Wisconsin, but his action was approved by General Robert Anderson; and again, as before, military authority was with him, and not with his civilian critics. In harmony with his action on these points was his treatment of the question of retaliation, to be referred to hereafter. Caleb Cushing shortly before his death remarked concerning Sumner, that though the protagonist in