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Title: Weekly Anglo-African - January 7, 1860

Speaker or author: editor

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

John Brown's actions at Harper's Ferry have stirred a Legislative Committee in Virginia to generate an "elaborate report" that creates what the writer believes is a general antagonistic political atmosphere between the North and the South.

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: Charlestown; committee; delegates; government; Harper's Ferry; Indiana; military; New York Herald; North; Old Dominion Club of New York; politics; Richmond; Virginia

People: Brown, John; Cook, John E.; Magruder, H. B.; Matthews, Mr.; Mong, William H.; Raymond, Thomas S.; Wise, Governor [Henry A.]

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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