Book/Printed Material Equality before the law protected by national statute

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Title

  • Equality before the law protected by national statute : speeches of Hon. Chas. Sumner, of Massachusetts, on his supplementary civil rights bill, as an amendment to the civil rights bill : in the Senate, Jan. 15, 17 and 31, Feb. 5, and May 21, 1872...

Summary

  • Speeches and debates by and involving Sumner in the Senate as he proposed to amend the 1866 Civil Rights Act to ensure equal rights to African Americans in the South. Sumner discusses race, the separate but equal doctrine, slavery, and citizenship in making his points with southern Senators.

Contributor Names

  • Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874.
  • Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Washington : S. & R. O. Polkinhorn, Printers, 1874.

Subject Headings

  • -  African Americans--Civil rights
  • -  Freedmen

Genre

  • Addresses--Washington (D.C.)--1872

Notes

  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site, and on microfilm.
  • -  Replace; LC copy under E185.2.S953 replaced by preservation microfilm.

Medium

  • 66 p. ; 23 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • E185.2 .S953
  • Microfilm 41156 E
  • E449 .D16 vol. 24, no. 15 Another copy.

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 12005313

Online Format

  • image
  • online text
  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Sumner, Charles, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. Equality before the law protected by national statute: speeches of Hon. Chas. Sumner, of Massachusetts, on his supplementary civil rights bill, as an amendment to the civil rights bill: in the Senate, Jan. 15, 17 and 31, Feb. 5, and. Washington: S. & R. O. Polkinhorn, Printers, 1874. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/12005313/.

APA citation style:

Sumner, C. & Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. (1874) Equality before the law protected by national statute: speeches of Hon. Chas. Sumner, of Massachusetts, on his supplementary civil rights bill, as an amendment to the civil rights bill: in the Senate, Jan. 15, 17 and 31, Feb. 5, and. Washington: S. & R. O. Polkinhorn, Printers. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/12005313/.

MLA citation style:

Sumner, Charles, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. Equality before the law protected by national statute: speeches of Hon. Chas. Sumner, of Massachusetts, on his supplementary civil rights bill, as an amendment to the civil rights bill: in the Senate, Jan. 15, 17 and 31, Feb. 5, and. Washington: S. & R. O. Polkinhorn, Printers, 1874. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/12005313/>.