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John Brown & Harper's Ferry...
Item # 587067
November 21, 1859
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 21, 1859
* John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry WV
The top of the front page has reports concerning the John Brown raid on the arsenal at Harper's Ferry, West Virginia (then Virginia), with column heads: "The Panic 'At The South" "Virginia Mustering on the Frontier of the Free States" "Rumors of an Expedition to Rescue Brown" "Trepidation & Consternation" "The Excitement at Charlestown--Rapid Concentration of Troops" with many subheads & the report taking 2 columns & carrying over to take a column on pg. 2. There is also an editorial headed: "John Brown & Southern Politics" on pg. 4.
Eight pages, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War