Sumner, Charles


Sumner, Charles
(1811-1874)
   American statesman, and leader in the anti-slavery movement. Elected to Senate, 1851; chairman of committee on foreign affairs, 1861.
   Index: B Very favourable to Reciprocity Treaty, 226.
   Bib.: Cyc. Am. Biog.

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