Meeting in Aid of Family of John Brown

November 25, 1859

An account of a gathering at Tremont Temple, “sympathizing with the family of John Brown in their poverty and distress”.

Included is a speech by Ralph Waldo Emerson, and this comment by the editor.  “John Brown has, perhaps, a right to a place by the side of Moses, Joshua, Gideon and David; but he is not on the same plane with Jesus, Paul, Peter and John, the weapons of whose warfare were not carnal, though mighty to the pulling down of strong hands….”