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Collection Reference Number GLC02095.04
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1851 
Title Charles Sumner to Thomas L. Sprague thanking him for his kind words
Date 28 September 1851
Author Sumner, Charles (1811-1874)  
Recipient Sprague, Thomas L.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Thanks Sprague, a schoolboy, for his compliments: "Through my mother, who recently visited your friends in Hingham, I have learned your kind interest in me, & the manner in which you have spoken of me in one of your exercises at school. The words of a soul, so young & ingenious as yours, are precious to me. I receive them as an encouragement for myself & as an [illegible] of your own consecration to a great cause."
Subjects Education  Children and Family  Abolition  Reform Movement  African American History  Slavery  
People Sumner, Charles (1811-1874)  Sprague, Thomas L. (fl. 1851)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Education; Children & Family; Slavery & Abolition; African Americans
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859