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1 Congressional Globe, App. p. 913.
3 Congressional Globe, App. p. 822.
4 Congressional Globe, App. p. 1053.
5 Congressional Globe, App. pp. 1117-1121. Giddings, who was at home when he heard of the assault, being informed of it, drew a deep sigh; a shade of sadness overspread his face, his head dropped forward on his chest, and the tears flowed from his eves. ‘I will go back,’ said he; ‘I ought not to have left at all, though urged to do so by friends on account of my health. I know how Mr. Sumner would act were I in his place. I will return, and move Brooks's expulsion from the House.’ Mr. Giddings fell in the House Jan. 17, 1857. It was the second attack of heart disease; and though he lived till 1864 he did not resume his former activity.
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