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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 91

18. Charles Sumner, Protection of 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 Office, 1865). (15 p.)

Speech advocating the passage of legislation to protect the civil rights of African Americans in Southern states. (The collection has another copy of this speech in volume 73 [no. 34].)