Westerleigh, Staten Island, N.Y.
Jan. 16, 1903.
Dear Mr. Wenning:
This note will be handed to you by my good friend Mr. John Martin of New York City. You two should know each other: you have similar sympathies and hopes, if I mistake not. Mr....
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...
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