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Brown, John 1800-1859

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Works: 1,712 works in 3,689 publications in 5 languages and 142,432 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  History  Trials, litigation, etc  Trial and arbitral proceedings  Personal correspondence  Controversial literature  Portraits  Archives  Sermons  Bibliographies 
Subject Headings: Abolitionists 
Roles: Author, Composer, Signer
Classifications: E451, B
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Most widely held works about John Brown
 
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The roving editor, or, Talks with slaves in the southern states by James Redpath( )

1 edition published in 1859 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While a reporter at Horace Greeley's New York Tribune in the 1850s, James Redpath developed a strong curiosity about slavery and decided that he would travel south "to see slavery with my own eyes." Redpath interviewed slaves, recorded their opinions, and recounted them in the form of letters which he then published in antislavery newspapers under the pseudonym "John Ball, Jr." Redpath later collected these letters into book form, publishing them in 1859 as The Roving Editor
Testimonies of Capt. John Brown, at Harper's Ferry : with his address to the court by John Brown( )

11 editions published between 1860 and 2017 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Life, trial and conviction of Captain John Brown, known as "Old Brown of Ossawatomie," : with a full account of the attempted insurrection at Harper's Ferry. by John Brown( )

6 editions published between 1859 and 1860 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Brown was tried in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County for treason, for conspiring with slaves to produce insurrection, and for murder
The life and letters of Captain John Brown : who was executed at Charlestown, Virginia, Dec. 2, 1859, for an armed attack upon American slavery ; with notices of some of his confederates by Richard Davis Webb( Book )

7 editions published between 1861 and 1970 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and letters of John Brown : liberator of Kansas and martyr of Virginia by F. B Sanborn( Book )

8 editions published between 1885 and 2012 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1885 biography of radical abolitionist John Brown was written by F.B. Sanborn, a journalist and social reformer. Sanborn had been a friend and ally of Brown's and served as a member of the Secret Six, or Committee of Six, that provided funds for Brown's attack on the federal arsenal at Harper's Ferry. Sanborn praises Brown for his role in the bloody Kansas skirmishes and calls him a "martyr" for his execution after the Harper's Ferry raid
Provisional constitution and ordinances for the people of the United States by John Brown( Book )

6 editions published between 1858 and 1969 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Life, trial, and execution of Captain John Brown, known as "Old Brown of Ossawatomie." by John Brown( )

8 editions published between 1859 and 2007 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An unabridged republication of the revised edition published ... in 1859."
The Natick resolution; or, Resistance to slaveholders, the right and duty of southern slaves and northern freemen by Henry Clarke Wright( )

2 editions published in 1859 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of a reformer, 1832-1892 by Alexander Milton Ross( )

1 edition published in 1893 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These memoirs by Alexander Milton Ross lend a first-hand perspective of the danger, adventure and liberation of the Underground Railroad. Ross was later honored by Abraham Lincoln and others for his bravery in assisting more than 31 slaves to freedom
Captain John Brown of Harper's Ferry by E. W( )

3 editions published in 1861 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence between Lydia Maria Child and Gov. Wise and Mrs. Mason, of Virginia by Lydia Maria Child( Book )

4 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abolitionist statements in the form of letters addressed to Governor Wise of Virginia on the occasion of John Brown's raid and arrest. Child criticizes Virginia's laws on race, and draws a rebuke from Wise. Included is a letter from John Brown to Child asking for financial help for his family, and an exchange of (hostile) letters between Child and a Virginia woman over the issues of Brown and slavery
The martyrdom of John Brown : the proceedings of a public meeting held in London, on the 2nd December, 1863, to commemorate the fourth anniversary of John Brown's death by England) Emancipation Society (London( Book )

3 editions published in 1864 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A John Brown reader by Louis Ruchames( Book )

2 editions published in 1959 in Undetermined and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The public life of Capt. John Brown, with an auto-biography of his childhood and youth by James Redpath( Book )

1 edition published in 1860 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words of John Brown by John Brown( )

3 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writngs by and about John Brown, (born May 9, 1800, Torrington, Connecticut, U.S.--died December 2, 1859, Charles Town, Virginia [now in West Virginia]), militant American abolitionist whose raid on the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia (now in West Virginia), in 1859 made him a martyr to the antislavery cause and was instrumental in heightening sectional animosities that led to the American Civil War (1861-65)
Les cours du nord ou mémoires originaux sur les souverains de la Suède et du Danemarck depuis 1766 by John Brown( Book )

4 editions published in 1820 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inventory and calendar of the John Brown, Jr., papers, 1830-1932 by Ohio Historical Society( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of San Bernardino and Riverside counties by John Brown( )

3 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vault guide to the top banking employers : 2009 asia pacific edition by Jon Braun( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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