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Much on the John Brown Harper's Ferry trial...
Item # 644953
October 26, 1859
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 26, 1859
* John Brown's Negro insurrection
* Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia
Among the first column heads on the front page were; "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "The Preliminary Legal Proceedings in the Case of the Prisoners" "Old Brown's Harangue to the Court" "The Testimony of the Witnesses" "and more (see). The top of a middle column has: "The Insurgent Arrested at Carlisle".
Most of the front page is taken up with the John Brown Harper's Ferry content. Irregular at the spine margin touching just a few letters.
Category: Pre-Civil War