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    [Political Cartoon] J. L. Magee. Original Lithograph, Southern Chivalry--Argument versus Club's. 1850s. Framed. Measures 25.5 x 17.5 inches. Come scattered foxing. Dampstaining to lower third of image. Good. From the collection of Zita Books.
    A political cartoon showing South Carolina Representative Preston Brooks beating abolitionist and Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner in the Senate chamber, after Brooks accused Sumner of insulting his uncle, Senator Andrew Butler, in an anti-slavery speech.


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    March, 2015
    12th Thursday
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