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Subtitle: The Last of the Executions.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - December 24, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

Commentary on the last of the executions of John Brown's associates that took place on December 16. The writer describes these executions as barbarous acts committed by the state of Virginia.

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: codes; crime; Harper's Ferry; insurgents; law; Slavery; South; Virginia

People: Brown, John; Cook, Mr.; Copeland, Mr.; Coppie, Mr.; Green, Mr.

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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