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Clipped signature of Charles Sumner (1811-1874). Sumner was the leader of the anti-slavery forces in Massachusetts and a leader of the Radical Republicans in the U.S. Senate during the American Civil War. In 1856, a South Carolina Congressman, Democrat Preston Brooks, nearly killed Sumner on the Senate floor two days after Sumner delivered an intensely anti-slavery speech called "The Crime Against Kansas".[ Nicely matted under image of Sumner. Very Good-Excellent

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CHARLES SUMNER, ABOLITIONIST AUTOGRAPH

Estimate $100 - $200Sep 16, 2017
Starting Price $30
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Willoughby, OH, USA
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