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Subtitle: Trimming the Theological Sails.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African - November 26, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer discusses the effects of John Brown's actions on the politics of slavery. He tells his readers that this was a revolutionary act and that it has opened the way to reform.

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

Subtitle: The Emeute at Harper's Ferry.

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

Subtitle: Stopping The Leaks.

Title: Weekly Anglo-African- November 12, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

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

The writer describes the unsettled political atmosphere of the country after John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry.

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

Title: William Cooper Nell

Speaker or author: Nell, William C. (William Cooper), 1816-1874.

Newspaper or publication: Liberator

Speech expressing praise for a recent speech given before Congress by Charles Sumner regarding equal school rights for African Americans. The speaker also praised the life and recent death of Reverend Theodore Parker. He emphasized some of Reverend Parker's accomplishments.

Description of file(s): PDF 3 page, 666 word document (text and images)

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