Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 18 (of 20)
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Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 18 (of 20)

By Charles Sumner
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  • Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 18 (of 20)
  • CONTENTS OF VOLUME XVIII.
  • ADMISSION OF MISSISSIPPI TO REPRESENTATION IN CONGRESS.
  • THE FIRST COLORED SENATOR.
  • CONSIDERATION OF TREATIES IN OPEN SENATE.
  • ELIGIBILITY TO THE SENATE: QUESTION OF INHABITANCY.
  • RATIFICATION OF THE FIFTEENTH AMENDMENT.
  • ADMISSION OF GEORGIA TO REPRESENTATION IN CONGRESS.
  • INCOME TAX.
  • MORE WORK TO BE DONE.
  • EDUCATION.
  • NO EXCLUSION OF RETIRED ARMY OFFICERS FROM CIVIL OFFICE.
  • ARCTIC EXPEDITIONS.
  • ONE CENT POSTAGE, WITH ABOLITION OF FRANKING.
    • THE FRANKING SYSTEM, AND NOT THE FRANKING PRIVILEGE, IN OUR COUNTRY.
    • PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE.
    • FOREIGN EXAMPLES.
    • IN ENGLAND THE POST-OFFICE REGARDED ORIGINALLY AS A SOURCE OF REVENUE.
    • ORIGIN OF FRANKING PRIVILEGE IN ENGLAND.
    • POST-OFFICE IN THE COLONIES.
    • REFORM AND PENNY POSTAGE IN ENGLAND.
    • VICTORY.
    • THE SAME VICTORY MAY BE OURS.
    • COMPLEXITY AND MULTIFARIOUSNESS IN OUR SYSTEM.
    • UNIFORM RATE AT ONE CENT.
    • REDUCTION OF PRICE INCREASES CONSUMPTION.
    • CHEAP POSTAGE MULTIPLIES LETTERS.
    • ILLEGITIMATE BURDENS ON CORRESPONDENCE.
    • EXPENSE OF OUTLYING ROUTES.
    • DISTANCE ALONE DOES NOT CAUSE EXPENSE.
    • EXISTING RATE NOT OPPRESSIVE A FALLACY.
    • JUSTICE AND PRACTICABILITY OF ONE CENT POSTAGE.
    • POSSIBLE LOSS OF REVENUE.
    • THE POST-OFFICE NOT A TAXING MACHINE, BUT A BENEFICENT AGENCY.
    • THAT THE POST-OFFICE MUST SUPPORT ITSELF A FALLACY.
    • OUR POST-OFFICE MUST BE THE BEST IN THE WORLD: PRESENT DUTY.
  • CHINESE INDEMNITY FUND.
    • THE CONVENTION AND PAYMENT OF CLAIMS.
    • PROPOSITIONS WITH REGARD TO SURPLUS.
    • THE CHINESE HAVE NOT REFUSED TO RECEIVE IT.
    • DUTY TO CHINA.
    • JOINT RESOLUTION, DIRECTING THE RETURN OF CERTAIN MONEYS TO THE GOVERNMENT OF CHINA.
    • APPENDIX.
      • (A). Page 121. LETTER OF MR. SEWARD TO MR. SUMNER.
      • (B). Page 454. CLAIMS SINCE THE AWARD.
    • (A). Page 121. LETTER OF MR. SEWARD TO MR. SUMNER.
    • (B). Page 454. CLAIMS SINCE THE AWARD.
  • TAX ON BOOKS.
  • NATURALIZATION LAWS: NO DISCRIMINATION ON ACCOUNT OF COLOR.
  • THE REPUBLICAN PARTY: ITS PAST AND FUTURE WORK.
  • THE DUEL BETWEEN FRANCE AND GERMANY, WITH ITS LESSON TO CIVILIZATION.
    • LECTURE.
      • WAR UNDER THE LAW OF NATIONS A DUEL.
      • WHY THIS PARALLEL NOW?
      • SUDDENNESS OF THIS WAR.
      • CHALLENGE TO PRUSSIA.
      • COMEDY.
      • PRETEXT OF THE TELEGRAM.
      • FORMAL DECLARATION OF WAR.
      • THE TWO HOSTILE PARTIES.
      • FOLLY.
      • UNJUST PRETENSION OF FRANCE TO INTERFERE WITH THE CANDIDATURE OF HOHENZOLLERN.
      • BECAUSE FRANCE WAS READY.
      • PROGRESS OF THE WAR.
      • A WAR OF SURPRISES.
      • OTHER FRENCH SOVEREIGNS CAPTURED ON THE BATTLE-FIELD.
      • LOUIS NAPOLEON.
      • RETRIBUTION.
      • PEACE AFTER CAPITULATION AT SEDAN.
      • THREE ESSENTIAL CONDITIONS OF PEACE.
      • INDEMNITY OF GERMANY.
      • GUARANTY OF DISMEMBERMENT.
      • GUARANTY OF DISARMAMENT.
      • KING WILLIAM AND COUNT BISMARCK.
      • TWO INFLUENCES VERSUS WAR SYSTEM.
      • AUTHORITY OF THE GERMAN MIND.
      • UPRISING OF WORKING-MEN.
      • ABOLITION OF THE WAR SYSTEM.
      • THE WORLD A GLADIATORIAL AMPHITHEATRE.
      • PERIL FROM THE WAR SYSTEM.
      • PEACE.
      • THE REPUBLIC.
    • WAR UNDER THE LAW OF NATIONS A DUEL.
    • WHY THIS PARALLEL NOW?
    • SUDDENNESS OF THIS WAR.
    • CHALLENGE TO PRUSSIA.
    • COMEDY.
    • PRETEXT OF THE TELEGRAM.
    • FORMAL DECLARATION OF WAR.
    • THE TWO HOSTILE PARTIES.
    • FOLLY.
    • UNJUST PRETENSION OF FRANCE TO INTERFERE WITH THE CANDIDATURE OF HOHENZOLLERN.
    • BECAUSE FRANCE WAS READY.
    • PROGRESS OF THE WAR.
    • A WAR OF SURPRISES.
    • OTHER FRENCH SOVEREIGNS CAPTURED ON THE BATTLE-FIELD.
    • LOUIS NAPOLEON.
    • RETRIBUTION.
    • PEACE AFTER CAPITULATION AT SEDAN.
    • THREE ESSENTIAL CONDITIONS OF PEACE.
    • INDEMNITY OF GERMANY.
    • GUARANTY OF DISMEMBERMENT.
    • GUARANTY OF DISARMAMENT.
    • KING WILLIAM AND COUNT BISMARCK.
    • TWO INFLUENCES VERSUS WAR SYSTEM.
    • AUTHORITY OF THE GERMAN MIND.
    • UPRISING OF WORKING-MEN.
    • ABOLITION OF THE WAR SYSTEM.
    • THE WORLD A GLADIATORIAL AMPHITHEATRE.
    • PERIL FROM THE WAR SYSTEM.
    • PEACE.
    • THE REPUBLIC.
  • THE PATRIOT DEAD AT ARLINGTON.
  • NABOTH’S VINEYARD.
    • SPEECH.
  • NEW YEAR’S DAY.
  • ITALIAN UNITY.
  • RESPONSE TO A TOAST.
  • DUTY OF THE YOUNG COLORED LAWYER.
  • CHARITY TO FRANCE OR GERMANY?
  • FOOTNOTES
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