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Document Details


Title: Letter from Charles Sumner to John Murray Forbes, December 25, 1862
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S1880-D085
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 06-Jan-1811
Speaker place of birth: Boston, MA; Massachusetts; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Abolitionist; Politician; Teacher; U.S. Senator
Age at speaking: 51
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 25-Dec-1862
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-American soldiers; Heads of state; Military; Petitions; Political causes; Politics
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1880-D085-3296