Southern chivalry - argument versus club's
Local accession number: 11_03_000157
Title: Southern chivalry - argument versus club's
Statement of responsibility: J. L. Magee del.
Creator/Contributor: Magee, John L. (Artist)
Genre: Political cartoons; Lithographs; Prints
Date issued: 1856
Physical description: 1 print : lithograph ; 14 1/4 x 22 in.
Summary/Abstract: Three days after his speech 'The crimes against Kansas' in the Senate, Charles Sumner of Massachusetts was attacked by Representative Preston Brooks of South Carolina and severely beaten with a heavy cane. Sumner was forced to withdraw for several years while Brooks, who resigned from his office, was immediately re-elected and continued to serve.
General notes: Title from item.
Subjects: Legislators; Fighting; Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Brooks, Preston S. (Preston Smith), 1819-1857
Collection: Americana Collection
Location: Boston Public Library, Print Department
Rights: No known copyright restrictions.