Sumner will not resign

January 8, 1858

A Boston correspondent of the New York Post, indicates that he has heard from Sumner’s own lips that he has no intention of resigning his seat in the Senate.  This in spite of the fact that he has received “letters from South Carolina, warning him that the ‘honor’ of that chivalric State would require her sons to shed more of his blood, if he took his seat at this session’.”