BROOKS, Preston Smith, 1819-1857


Extended Bibliography

Benson, T. Lloyd, ed. The Caning of Senator Sumner (American Stories). Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth Publishing, 2003.

Bocock, Thomas Stanley. Assault on Mr. Sumner. [Washington: Printed at the office of the Congressional Globe, 1856].

Brooks, Preston Smith. National politics. Speech of Hon. P.S. Brooks of South Carolina, on resigning his seat in Congress. Delivered in the House of Representatives, July 14, 1856. [Washington: The Congressional Globe, 1856?]

———. Pacific railroad. Speech of Hon. P.S. Brooks, of S. Carolina in the House of Representatives, June 14, 1854. [Washington: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1854].

———. Speech of Honorable Preston S. Brooks: Delivered at Columbia, South Carolina, Aug. 29, 1856. Boston: J.P. Jewett, 1856.

———. Speech of the Hon. P. S. Brooks, of South Carolina, in the House of Representatives, March 15, 1854, on Nebraska and Kansas. Washington: Printed at the Sentinel Office, 1854.

Campbell, James Edwin. Sunmer—Brooks-Burlingame. Columbus, Ohio: N.p., 1925.

Cobb, Howell. Speech of Hon. Howell Cobb, of Ga., on the resolutions reported by the Select Committee to investigate the alleged asault upon Senator Sumner by Mr. Brooks. In the House of Representatives, July 10, 1856. Washington: Printed at the Union Office, 1856.

Columbia, S.C. Citizens. Reception and speech. [Boston: J. P. Jewett and company, 1856].

Etheridge, Emerson. The assault by Mr. Brooks on Mr. Summer. [Washington: Printed at the office of the Congressional Globe, 1856].

Gienapp, W.E. “Crime Against Sumner: The Caning of Charles Sumner and the Rise of the Republican Party." Civil War History 25 (September 1979): 218-45.

Hall, Robert B. (Robert Bernard). Speech of Hon. Robert B. Hall, of Massachusetts, on the assault on Senator Sumner. Delivered in the House of Representatives, July 12, 1856. Washington: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1856.

Hoffert, Sylvia D. “The Brooks-Sumner Affair: Prelude to Civil War." Civil War Times Illustrated 11 (October 1972): 35-40.

Mathis, Robert Neil. “Preston Smith Brooks: The Man and His Image." South Carolina Historical Magazine 79 (October 1978): 296-310.

Oliver, Andrew. Assault on Mr. Sumner. [Washington: Printed at the office of the Congressional Globe, 1856].

Taylor, Miles. Speech of Hon. Miles Taylor, of Louisiana, on the assualt of Mr. Brooks on Mr. Sumner. Washington: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1856.

Tyson, Job Roberts. Speech of Hon. J. R. Tyson, of Pennsylvania, on the resolutions reported from the Committee on the alleged assault of Mr. Brooks on Senator Sumner. Washington: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1856.

U.S. Congress. House Select Committee on Assault upon Senator Sumner. 34th Cong., 1856. Washington: n.p., 1856.

Winslow, Warren. Assault on Senator Sumner. [Washington: N.p., 1856].