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Collection Reference Number GLC08454.01
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1860 
Title The barbarism of slavery. Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, on the bill for the admission of Kansas as a free state. In the United State Senate, June 4, 1860.
Date 4 June 1860
Author Sumner, Charles (1811-1874)  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Printed by Buell & Blanchard. Sumner calls the Missouri Compromise "the fatal partition between Freedom and Slavery." Uncut. Accompanied by address leaf cut from this pamphlet's original transmission wrapper (GLC08454.02). Edges are brittle and frayed.
Subjects Abolition  African American History  Slavery  Missouri Compromise  Government and Civics  Congress  
People Sumner, Charles (1811-1874)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Slavery & Abolition; Religion; Government & Politics
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Related documents Address leaf cut from wrapper of Sumner's pamphlet "The Barbarism of Slavery."