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John M. Langston (search for this): chapter 258
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Xxiii. During the years which followed the close of the Rebellion, Senator Sumner embraced every available opportunity to press his Civil Rights Bill upon the Senate. Speech after speech, resolution after resolution, the occasion of presenting petitions from Colored persons,—one and all were alike to him. But he seemed to e
legates in that body, and their proceedings were marked with high intelligence, calm deliberation, and maturity of judgment.
The following letter was read from Mr. Sumner, and received with the profoundest respect and many demonstrations of admiration and gratitude:
Washington, April 7, 1872.
my Dear Sir: In reply to y hould say, Stand firm!
The politicians will then know that you are in earnest, and will no longer be trifled with.
Victory will follow soon, and the good cause be secure forever.
Meanwhile, accept my best wishes for the convention, and believe me, dear professor, faithfully yours, Charles Sumner. To Professor John M. Langston
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April 7th, 1872 AD (search for this): chapter 258
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