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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 73

34. Charles Sumner, Protection of the Freedmen: Actual Condition of the Rebel States. Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, of Massachusetts, on the Bill to Maintain the Freedom of the Inhabitants in the States Declared in Insurrection and Rebellion by the Proclamation of the President of July 1, 1862; Delivered in the Senate of the United States, December 20, 1865 (Washington, DC: Congressional Globe, 1865). (15 p.)

Speech deploring the attempt to reinstitute a legalized form of slavery in Southern states despite the Emancipation Proclamation. (The collection has another copy of this speech in volume 91 [no. 18].)