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Much concerning the death of Elijah Lovejoy...



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November 25, 1837

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 25, 1837

* Elijah Parish Lovejoy murder
* Alton IL Illinois mob attack
* Anti-slavery abolitionist


The back page has a lengthy letter from the Mayor of Alton, Illinois, written the day after the murder of famed abolitionist Elijah Lovejoy, with much reflection on the events. 
Following his letter are 8 other reports concerning Lovejoy's death as printed in other newspapers.
Four pages, scattered foxing. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

Item from Catalog 310 (released for September, 2021)...

Category: Pre-Civil War