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
Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century
Keywords: armory; Brahminism; Christianity; crime; emancipation; Harper's Ferry; India; insurrection; militia; politics; Virginia
People: Alburtis, Capt.; Anderson, Capt.; Brown, John; Cook, Capt.; Lee, Col.; Phelps, Capt.; Washington, Col.; Webster, Daniel
Publication type: editorials; Newspapers