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Speaker or author: Martin, J. Sella (John Sella), b. 1832

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

Overview of speech given in response to the execution of John Brown. The speaker compares John Brown's life to the lives of John the Baptist and Jesus.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 517 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1859-120-02

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

Keywords: Christianity; martyr; sacrifice

People: Brown, John

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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