Other subjects to which Sumner gave attention during this session were the death of Mr. Hinds of Missouri, a member of the House, to whom he paid a tribute;
Jan. 23, 1869.
XIII. pp. 32, 33. a resolution of sympathy with Spain in her effort for liberal institutions, with an appeal for the abolition of slavery;
Dec. 17 and 19, 1868 (Congressional Globe, pp. 122,145). He reported against the resolution after the House had added a recognition of the independence of Cuba.-one of Mr. Banks's projects,—March 2 and 3, 1669 (Globe, pp. 1819, 1828, 1864). the maintenance of mixed courts in Africa for the suppression of the slave-trade under the treaty with Great Britain, and the payment of salaries to the judges.
Feb. 1, 2, and 3 (Congressional Globe, pp. 765-767, 783-786, 818). The New York World, with reference to this debate, referred, February 5, to his dictatorship in the Senate.
He wrote to Dr. Howe, Jan. 1869:—
It is difficult to understand the