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Imprint “Freedom National; Slavery Sectional. Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, of Massachusetts, on his Motion to Repeal the Fugitive Slave Bill, in the Senate of the United States, August 26, 1852.” 32pp. quarto, Washington, Buell & Blanchard. VG. ... plus, A CDV of Henry Ward Beecher, another abolitionist. Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was an American politician and statesman from Massachusetts. An academic lawyer and a powerful orator, Sumner was the leader of the antislavery forces in Massachusetts and a leader of the Radical Republicans in the United States Senate during the American Civil War and Reconstruction, working to punish the ex-Confederates and guarantee equal rights to the Freedmen. Sumner changed his political party several times, gaining fame as a Republican. One of the most learned statesmen of the era, he specialized in foreign affairs, working closely with Abraham Lincoln to keep the British and the French from intervening on the side of the Confederacy during the Civil War. He devoted his enormous energies to the destruction of what he considered the Slave P
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Trying To Repeal The Fugitive Slave Bill

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Auction closed on Thursday, March 15, 2018.

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