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1 Dec. 5, 12, 1867; Jan. 7, 24: Feb. 24, 1868; Congressional Globe, pp. 38, 151, 344– 346, 720, 1373; Feb. 11, 1869, Globe, p. 1080. He had a prohibition of the discrimination inserted in a bill amending the charter of the city of Washington, April 7, 1868; Globe, pp. 2260-2267.
3 Jan. 16. 1867; Works, vol. XI. p. 82.
4 March 20, 1867; Works, vol. XI. pp. 164-167. Other subjects in which Sumner took an interest were the reconstruction of the levees of the Mississippi, which he thought should be postponed until the restoration to the Union of the States in which they were situated, March 29, 1867 (Works, vol. XI. pp. 178-180); cenotaphs in the Congressional burialground for senators dying in Washington and buried elsewhere, a measure which he disapproved, Feb. 27, 1867 (Works, vol. XI. pp. 119, 120); the completion of the Atlantic cable, which drew from him a tribute to Cyrus W. Field, March 2, 1867 (Works, vol. XI. pp. 121-123), and a letter to a banquet committee, Nov. 14, 1866 (Ibid., pp. 40-41); George Peabody's munificent gift for education in the Southern States, for which he introduced a resolution of thanks, afterwards adopted by a vote of both houses,—both Mr. Peabody and Mr. Winthrop acknowledging gratefully his speech and action,—March 8, 1867 (Works, vol. XI. pp. 137-140).
5 April 5, 1867, Congressional Globe, p. 825; Boston Journal, April 6; New York Independent, April 25.
6 Feb. 7, 1867, Congressional Globe, pp. 1051-1053; February 28, Globe, pp. 1899, 1911.
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