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Speaker or author: Garnet, Henry Highland, 1815-1882

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

Impassioned speech given to honor the sacrifice of John Brown who was executed on this day. The speaker praises John Brown's life, although he notes that he didn't agree with his methods. He believes that John Brown was martyred in the name of freedom and justice.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 600 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1859-12-02

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

Keywords: justice; liberty; martyr; sacrifice

People: Brown, John

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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