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John Brown's raid upon Harper's Ferry...

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November 05, 1859

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 1859 

* John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid
* Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia trial

Page 3 has 2 reports concerning the Raid upon Harper's Ferry by John Brown & cohorts.
"The Harper's Ferry Conspirators" includes: "The counsel in Brown's case have filed exceptions to the decision of the Court...not decided before the day fixed for the execution, it is believed Gov. Wise will grant a reprieve...In Cook's case it is  anticipated that a plea of guilty will be entered...Stevens is still in a dangerous condition...The excitement here is subsiding, though a strict military guard is still maintained...".
Also: "Protection of the Armories" related to the Harper's Ferry insurrection as well.
Four pages, large folio size, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

Category: Pre-Civil War