1860 Brown, John

March 23, 1860 A full two columns of this edition are devoted to this topic, translated for the Liberator.  The items are signed by the President and three Vice Presidents…

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1860 Brown, John Haiti

March 16, 1860 From Le Progres, in Hayti, comes an article calling upon people to go to “the subscription offices opened in every town, to honor the memory of John…

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1860 Brown, John Haiti

March 2, 1860 Lydia Maria Child writes glowingly of a bust of John Brown.  “Walking up Washington Street, one may see plenty of rich jewelry sparkling in the windows, graceful…

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1860 Brown, John Child, Lydia Maria

February 3, 1860 Written from Rome, Dec 24, 1859, there are extracts from a letter written to a friend in Boston.   Commenting on news of the execution of Brown:  “Of…

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1860 Brown, John Parker, Theodore

January 27, 1860 Whittier fells that in Garrison’s recent comments regarding his poems about Brown, has implied that he, Whittier, has relinquished previous strong pledges in abhorrence of war and…

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1860 Brown, John Non-Resistance Whittier, John Greenleaf

January 13, 1860 Here there is comment on two poems by Whittier, both on the final page of this edition.  “… we think there is not the same magnanimous recognition…

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1860 Brown, John Whittier, John Greenleaf

1860 Anti-Abolition Brown, John

December 31, 1859 A complex letter to the Editor of the London News is included, from Hugo.  Here are two sentences from that letter:  “It is possible that the execution…

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1859 Brown, John Hugo, Victor

December 16, 1859 This is the speech at Tremont Temple, December 2.  “I do not rise, on this occasion, to define my position (laughter); that, I believe, Virginia and the…

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1859 Brown, John Non-Resistance

1859 Brown, John

1859 Brown, John

1859 Brown, John Emerson, Ralph Waldo

1859 Brown, John Child, Lydia Maria

November 11, 1859 In a lecture at Tremont Temple, Emerson referred to Brown:  “The Saint, whose fate yet hangs in suspense, but whose martyrdom, if it shall be perfected, will…

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1859 Brown, John Emerson, Ralph Waldo

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1859 Brown, John

1859 Brown, John Douglass, Frederick Thoreau, Henry David

November 4, 1859 An excerpt of Child’s words:   “Brave old man!  Brave and generous, though sadly mistaken in his mode of operation. Whether they put him to death, or he…

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1859 Brown, John Child, Lydia Maria

November 4, 1859 The Executive Committee of the American Anti-Slavery Society calls upon people to observe that “tragical event, on the day of its occurrence, in such manner as by…

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1859 Brown, John

October 28, 1859 In the Refuge of Oppression column, an article from the N.Y. Journal of Commerce, begins: “No wonder that some of the leading organs of Republicanism writhe under…

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1859 Brown, John

October 28, 1859 A long article begins with praise for John Brown:  “.. all who know him personally are united in the conviction that a more honest, conscientious, truthful, brave,…

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1859 Brown, John

October 21, 1859 A great portion of a page is given to dispatchs, providing initial details about the John Brown raid at Harper’s Ferry.  Dispatchs come from Baltimore, Monocacy Bridge,…

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1859 Brown, John

April 17, 1857 A two-line note:  “Capt. John Brown. ‘the hero of Ossowatamie’, has left Boston for Kansas.”

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1857 Brown, John