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1 There was the same difference of opinion among English people. Dr. Palfrey was in England at the time, and was present when Lord Elgin expressed his opinion that Sumner had better not have said some things which he did say; but the Duchess of Argyll defended him fully.
2 No careful analysis of the evidence relating to Brooks's assault on the senator was made at the time, and the effort is now made to supply one. The Congressional Globe (June 2, 1856, Thirty-fourth Congress, first session, pp. 1348-1367) is cited, being more accessible to the public than the volume containing the committee's report.
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