Sumner, Charles

Charles Sumner, portrait by Brady, detail
Life span
01/06/1811—03/11/1874

Life Summary

Full name
  Charles Sumner
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Exact
Death Date Certainty
  Exact
Gender
  Male
Race
  White
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
No. of Spouses
  1
No. of Children
  0
Family
 
Charles Pinckney Sumner (father), Relief Jacob (mother), Alice Mason Hooper (wife)
Education
  Harvard
  Other
Other Education
  Boston Latin School
Occupation
  Attorney or Judge
  Educator
  Journalist
Political Parties
  Democratic
  Whig
  Free Soil
  Republican
Other Affiliations
  Abolitionists (Anti-Slavery Society)
Government
  US Senate

Census Snapshot

Occupation in 1860
  U.S. Senator
Residence in 1860

Note Cards

Documents

Subject
 
Date Title
06/10/1856 Abraham Lincoln's Speech at Springfield, Illinois, June 10, 1856
07/26/1856 New York Herald, "Our Boston Correspondance," July 26, 1856
01/03/1857 Richmond (VA) Dispatch, "A Case in Point," January 3, 1857
01/13/1857 New York Times, "The Re-election of Mr. Sumner," January 13, 1857
02/04/1857 New York Times, “The Charleston Press on the Death of Preston S. Brooks,” February 4, 1857
09/02/1857 New York Times, “Mr. Marcy on the Sumner Assault,” September 2, 1857
11/08/1858 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “Revival of the Whig Party,” November 8, 1858
07/16/1859 New York Times, “A Democratic Dove from Georgia,” July 16, 1859
10/28/1859 Baltimore (MD) Sun, "More Harper's Ferry Disclosures," October 28, 1859
11/03/1859 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, "Tenderly Sensitive," November 3, 1859
11/11/1859 Boston (MA) Liberator, "Bad News for the Abolitionists," November 11, 1859
12/25/1859 New York Herald, “Seward Nominated for the Presidency by the Abolitionists,” December 25, 1859
02/11/1860 New York Times, “The Senatorial Inquisition,” February 11, 1860
02/16/1860 New York Times, “Manufacturing Martyrs,” February 16, 1860
06/08/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Sumner’s Speech,” June 8, 1860
07/25/1860 (Jackson) Mississippian, “Black Republicanism Defined,” July 25, 1860
09/21/1860 Cleveland (OH) Herald, “Who Began It?,” September 21, 1860
10/28/1860 New York Herald, “Helper and His Black Republican Endorsers,” October 28, 1860
12/06/1860 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “Brooks and Sumner,” December 6, 1860
05/17/1861 Richmond (VA) Dispatch, “New European Views of the South,” May 17, 1861
08/09/1862 New York National Anti-Slavery Standard, "Speech of Rev. M.D. Conway," August 9, 1862
11/15/1865 Philadelphia (PA) North American, "Reception of Colored Troops," November 15, 1865

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