The Barbarism of Slavery : Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner on the Bill for the Admission of Kansas as a Free State, in the United States Senate, June 4, 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 States Senate, June 4, 1860

Description

This pamphlet reprints a speech made by Charles Sumner in front of the United States Senate on June 4, 1860. In his speech Charles Sumner describes the evils of slavery and the need to make slavery in the new state of Kansas illegal. It includes a dedication to the "Young Men of the United States" written by Charles Sumner.

Subject

Abolitionists
Abolition movement
Slavery
Legislation
Politics & government
Public speaking
Racism

Creator

Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

Publisher

Hingham Public Library
New York: Young Men's Republican Union.

Date Created

1860 June 04

Date Copyrighted

1863

Rights

No known copyright restrictions

Access Rights

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Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Pamphlets

Identifier

bpc-0201a - z
folder11_01 - folder11_84

Spatial Coverage

Kansas

Temporal Coverage

1860

Rights Holder

Hingham Public Library

Citation

Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874, “The Barbarism of Slavery : Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner on the Bill for the Admission of Kansas as a Free State, in the United States Senate, June 4, 1860,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed June 26, 2022, https://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/205.