the first open word against slavery in the District since the breaking out of the rebellion.
VI. pp. 119, 120, 121-123. The next week he took part in the tributes to two senators recently deceased,—Bingham of Michigan and Baker of Oregon, the latter of whom, while serving as an officer, had fallen at Ball's Bluff. President Lincoln came to the Senate to listen to the eulogies on Colonel Baker.
Sumner drew the characters of the two senators, and particularly emphasized their relantained by the votes of Anthony, Fessenden, and Frelinghuysen.
XII. pp. 257-269. of Indiana, both senators being accused of participating in or giving countenance to the rebellion; and also in the debate on the admission of Stark of Oregon, to whom disloyal conduct was imputed.
Feb. 18, 26. June 5, 1862.
VI. pp. 346-364. He spoke in favor of the title of Lane of Kansas to his seat, maintaining that he had not lost it by accepting what was alleged to be an incompati