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Preparing for John Brown's execution...

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December 2, 1859

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 2, 1859 

* John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid
* Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia
* Just before Brown's execution

Page 5 reports on plans for the hanging of John Brown for his involvement in the Harper's Ferry insurrection, with column heads: "From Charlestown" "The Visits of  Clergymen" "Reporters In A Dilemma" "Removal of Stevens" "Brown's Letter to be Seized Upon" "Admiration For the Gallows". Many subheads include: "The Execution". 
Page 7 includes nearly two columns of reports on the: "Funeral of Washington Irving".
Eight pages, a few leaves close-trimmed at right margin not affecting noted text.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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