Charles Sumner’s health, after caning

 The Transcript  says that the reports of Mr. Sumner’s health received by the Persia, are not so favorable as his friends could wish. His chief difficulty appears to be in his spine, as he is easily fatigued by walking and after having been seated any considerable length of time, he moves about when rising, like a veteran of eighty years.   He is now visiting the rural districts of France.  His mind is very active, and his spirits quite cheerful.  May this search for entire resolution to health, on the part of Mr. Sumner, be crowned with success. (Liberator, July 3, 1857, pg 4)