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Collection Reference Number GLC02095.02
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1849 
Title Charles Sumner to unknown regarding a meeting
Date 31 May 1849
Author Sumner, Charles (1811-1874)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Regrets having to decline attending a meeting: "Consider me always as deeply interested in the cause, but as reluctantly compelled to forego participation in your meeting."
Subjects Reform Movement  
People Sumner, Charles (1811-1874)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Government & Politics; Slavery & Abolition
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information By 1849, Sumner was active in various political causes, including prison and education reform, Free Soil, and abolition.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859