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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 59

12. Charles Sumner, Equality before the Law; Unconstitutionality of Separate Colored Schools in Massachusetts. Argument of Charles Sumner, Esq., before the Supreme Court of Massachusetts, in the Case of Sarah C. Roberts vs. the City of Boston, December 4, 1849 (Washington, DC: F. & J. Rives & Geo. A. Bailey, 1870). (16 p.)

Argument before the United States Supreme Court supporting the right of a five-year-old African American girl to attend one of Boston’s public schools.