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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - October 22, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer lays out the events that took place at Harper's Ferry on October 17th. He tells his readers that this story came to him from a reliable source, and he wants them to know the truth of what transpired that day.

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

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

Keywords: armory; Brahminism; Christianity; crime; emancipation; Harper's Ferry; India; insurrection; militia; politics; Virginia

People: Alburtis, Capt.; Anderson, Capt.; Brown, John; Cook, Capt.; Lee, Col.; Phelps, Capt.; Washington, Col.; Webster, Daniel

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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