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Appendix. Mr. Sumner's will. The necessary petition for the probate of the will of Mr. Sumner was filed yesterday afternoon by Francis V. Balch, and will be acted on at the regular session of the court, which sits on Monday, April 6. The wMr. Sumner was filed yesterday afternoon by Francis V. Balch, and will be acted on at the regular session of the court, which sits on Monday, April 6. The will is written wholly by himself, in a handwriting at once bold, clear, and distinct. Each page bears his signature, the name being written in the lower right-hand corner, after the manner of the old-style books, and evidently written as each page w
brush ink-stains from his desk.
It is in full as follows, says The Advertiser: --
The last will and testament of Charles Sumner of Boston, Massachusetts.
1. I bequeath to Henry W. Longfellow, Francis V. Balch, and Edward L. Pierce, as trustee from giving bonds.
In testimony whereof I hereunto set my hand this second day of September, 1873, at Boston.
Signed and published by the administrator as his last will and testament, before us, who, in his presence and i