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Document Details


Title: Letter from Charles Sumner to Benjamin Franklin Butler, October 20, 1864
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=S1989-D0520
Original Language: English
Time span: 1864
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: 53
Document location: Boston, MA
Document date: 20-Oct-1864
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-American soldiers; Military; Military officers; Political appointments; Political favors; Politics
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1989-D0520-3296