Charles Sumner papers
Includes letters from Sumner to Charles C. Convers and Horace Gray, a letter from Francis Lieber, a page of manuscript mounted beneath a portrait of Sumner, and 19 letters to Mittermaier (photocopies).
- 1839 - 1865
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This collection includes letters from Sumner to Charles C. Convers and Horace Gray, a letter from Francis Lieber, a page of manuscript mounted beneath a portrait of Sumner, and 19 letters to Carl Joseph Anton Mittermaier (photocopies).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Contact Curator of Modern Manuscripts and Archives.
Processed by David de Lorenzo, November 1991
- Sumner, Charles. Papers, 1839-1865: Finding Aid.
- Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA 02138
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