The Landmark of Freedom. Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, against the Repeal of the Missouri Prohibition of Slavery North of 36° 30’. In the Senate, February 21, 1854.


Speech on the Kansas-Nebraska Act by the great abolitionist Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts, a leading advocate for civil rights for Black Americans. Here, Sumner protests the repeal of the Missouri Compromise.


Description: The Landmark of Freedom. Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, against the Repeal of the Missouri Prohibition of Slavery North of 36° 30’. In the Senate, February 21, 1854.

[Washington, D.C.: Buell & Blanchard, Printers, 1854]. 23, [1 (blank)]pp. 8vo. Self-wrapper and untrimmed, as issued. Printed in double columns. Mild staining and creasing in some margins; very good.

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SABIN 93663. WORK p332 (72-page edition, lengthier pagination, but same text). BLOCKSON CATALOGUE 9613.  DUMOND P108. LCP, AFRO-AMERICANA 10018.


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