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John Brown petitions for his death sentence to be overturned...
Item # 661090
November 25, 1859
NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 25, 1859
* John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid
* Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia
* Fights to reverse execution sentence
Half of page 3 is taken up with reports on the trial of John Brown for his raid at Harper's Ferry, with first column heads: "John Brown's Writ of Error" "His Petition to the Court of Appeals of Virginia--Unanimous Decision of the Court Refusing the Prayer" which concerns his wish for his death sentence to be reviewed & overturned.
Eight pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War