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Lot 106

Sumner, Charles (1811-74) U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, abolitionist and Radical Republican. 1. Autograph Sentiment Signed, in pencil, on board the steamer Metropolis, Nov. 28, 1855: "Our cause is nobler than that of our Fathers, inasmuch as it is more exalted to struggle for the Freedom of others than for our own." On toned, 2½ x 5 in. blue paper. 2. Letter Signed, Senate Chamber, Dec. 24, 1872, one page octavo, to Wm. Howell Reed in Boston, regarding the French Spoliation Bill. One fold split affects "Sumner." 3. Octavo page with the last words of Charles Sumner, written by Judge Hoar and given to William Howell Reed. One of the utterances was "You must take care of the Civil Rights Bill, Judge." Very Good to Fine. (3 items).
Estimated Value $300 - 400.

Realized $546

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