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Brown, John 1800-1859

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Works: 1,350 works in 2,844 publications in 4 languages and 117,001 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc  Poetry  Records and correspondence  Controversial literature  Portraits  Archives  Biographies 
Subject Headings: Abolitionists 
Roles: Author, Composer, Signer
Classifications: E451, B
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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 )

6 editions published in 1861 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1885 and 1969 in English and held by 165 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 )

5 editions published between 1858 and 1969 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Testimonies of Capt. John Brown, at Harper's Ferry, with his address to the court by John Brown( Book )

9 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1859 and 2007 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An unabridged republication of the revised edition published ... in 1859."
Correspondence between Lydia Maria Child and Gov. Wise and Mrs. Mason, of Virginia by Lydia Maria Child( Book )

3 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 51 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
Words of John Brown by John Brown( Book )

4 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The public life of Capt. John Brown by James Redpath( Book )

2 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of John Brown, who led the raid on Harper's Ferry, Virginia
A John Brown reader; the story of John Brown in his own words, in the words of those who knew him, and in the poetry and prose of the literary heritage by Louis Ruchames( Book )

2 editions published in 1959 in English 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 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Court of Appeals of Virginia. Richmond. Commonwealth v. Brown by John Brown( Book )

2 editions published in 1859 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La schiavitù è uno stato di guerra; lettere, dichiarazioni, testimonianze by John Brown( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last speech. Excerpts by John Brown( Recording )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Natick resolution or, Resistance to slaveholders the right and duty of southern slaves and northern freemen by Henry Clarke Wright( Book )

2 editions published in 1859 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain John Brown of Harper's Ferry by E. W( Book )

3 editions published in 1861 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Brown, 1800-1859 : a biography fifty years after by Oswald Garrison Villard( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Features a brief biographical sketch of American abolitionist John Brown (1800-1859), compiled as part of the Underground Railroad Site of Hazel Carrasco and Owen Solberg. Explains that Brown was hanged in December 1852 after trying to capture the U.S. arsenal at Harpers Ferry
Memoirs of a reformer, 1832-1892 by Alexander Milton Ross( )

1 edition published in 1893 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The roving editor, or, Talks with slaves in the southern states by James Redpath( )

1 edition published in 1859 in English and held by 0 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
 
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Alternative Names
Braun, Dzhon 1800-1859

Braun Jon

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Con Braun

Djon Brawn

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Fighting Brown 1800-1859

Ioannes Brown

John Brown abolicionista americano

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Old Brown 1800-1859

Ossawatomie Brown 1800-1859

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Џон Браун

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جان براون

جون براون

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ジョン・ブラウン

约翰·布朗

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