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THE

WORKS

OF

CHARLES SUMNER.

Veniet fortasse aliud' tempus, dignius nostro, quo, debellatis odiis,
veritas triumphabit. Hoc mecum opta, lector, et vale.

LEIBNITZ.

ulitant
PUBLIC, LILLA

DISCARDED.

VOL. XII.

BOSTON:
LEE AND SHEPARD.

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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1877,

BY FRANCIS V. BALCH, EXECUTOR, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.

UNIVERSITY PRESS: WELCH, Bigelow, & Co.,

CAMBRIDGE.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME XII.

PAGE

PROPHETIC VOICES CONCERNING AMERICA. A Monograph

1

EQUAL RIGHTS, WHETHER POLITICAL OR CIVIL, BY ACT OF Cox-

GRESS. Letter to the Border State Convention at Baltimore, Sep-

tember 8, 1867

184

ARE WE A NATION? Address before the New York Young Men's

Republican Union, at the Cooper Institute, Tuesday Evening, No-

vember 19, 1867

187

CONSTANT DISTRUST OF THE PRESIDENT. Remarks in the Senate,

on the Final Adjournment, November 26, 1867.

• 250

THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT : WITHDRAWAL OF ASSENT BY A

STATE. Remarks in the Senate, on the Resolutions of the Legis-

lature of Ohio rescinding its former Resolution in Ratification of

the Fourteenth Amendment, January 31, 1868. .

253

LOYALTY IN THE SENATE : ADMISSION OF A SENATOR. Remarks

in the Senate, on the Resolution to admit Philip F. Thomas as Sen-

ator from Maryland, February 13, 1868.

257

INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT. Letter to a Committee in New York,

on this Subject, February 17, 1868

270

THE IMPEACHMENT OF THE PRESIDENT. The Right OF THE PRESI-

DENT OF THE SENATE PRO TEM, TO VOTE. Remarks in the Sen-

ate, on the Question of the Competency of Mr. Wade, Senator from

Ohio, then President of the Senate pro Tem., to vote on the Im-

peachment of President Johnson, March 5, 1868. .

272

THE CHIEF JUSTICE, PRESIDING IN THE SENATE, CANNOT RULE OR

VOTE. Opinion in the Case of the Impeachment of Andrew John-

son, President of the United States, March 31, 1868

. 282

EXPULSION OF THE PRESIDENT, Opinion in the Case of the Impeach-

ment of Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, May 26,

1868

318

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