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The life, trial, and execution of Captain John Brown, known as "Old Brown of Ossawatomie" : with a full account of the attempted insurrection at Harper's Ferry : compiled from official and authentic sources, including Cooke's confession, and all the incidents of the execution.

Other Title:
Harper's Ferry insurrection
De Witt, R. M., Virginia., Circuit Court (Jefferson Co.)
Other Authors:
De Witt, R. M. (Robert M.), 1827-1877, publisher.
Item ID:
New York : R.M. DeWitt, 1859.
Call Number:
E451 .L73
Physical Description:
108 p. : ill., plates, port. ; 22 cm.
Trials (Murder) -- West Virginia -- Jefferson County -- History -- 19th century.
Trials (Treason) -- West Virginia -- Jefferson County -- History -- 19th century.
Slave insurrections -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography.
Brown, John, 1800-1859 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Brown, John, 1800-1859 -- Will.
Cook, John E. (John Edwin), 1830-1859.
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859.
Cover title.; CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH THIS DOCUMENT.; The life, trial and execution of Captain John Brown: Capt. John Brown ; His personal appearance ; John Brown's business engagements ; John Brown as a farmer ; John Brown in Kansas -- Facts and rumors concerning John Brown: John Brown's moral character ; John Brown's politics ; An introduction to John Brown ; John Brown's camp ; John Brown's first fight ; The battle of Ossawatomie ; The battle of the Spurs ; John Brown's later history ; John Brown's practical nature ; How John Brown got money -- Notices of the other insurgents: My first introduction to Cook ; Charley Lenhart's camp ; Cook quiet for a while ; Cook's recent history ; John Kagi ; Edwin Coppie ; Realf ; The Browns of Kansas --; The insurrection at Harper's Ferry, Sunday night, Oct 16, 1859: The first active movement ; Arrest of Colonel Washington and others ; The stoppage of the railroad train ; The state of affairs at daybreak ; Early casualties ; Arrival of troops-fist fightings ; Rescue of the workmen ; Later casualties ; The night scenes ; Negotiations next morning ; The building stormed ; Appearance of the prisoners ; Brown's conversation ; Capture of arms ; Treatment of Brown's prisoners ; Brown's papers and stores ; The names of the insurgents --; Facts and incidents: Statement of Col. John A. Washington ; Military official account ; A conversation with Brown ; Meeting of the Court-charge to the Grand Jury ; John Brown's idea of government -- The trial: First examination of the prisoners ; The trial of John Brown ; Witnesses called ; Testimony renewed ; The defense ; Speech and sentence of Brown -- Notices of Negro insurrections: The Negro insurrection in 1831 ; The Negro insurrection of 1856 -- The execution of John Brown -- John E. Cook's confession -- John Brown's last letter to his family -- John Brown's will.; John Brown was tried in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County for treason, for conspiring with slaves to produce insurrection, and for murder.
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Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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