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Langston, John Mercer 1829-1897

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Works: 61 works in 129 publications in 2 languages and 2,490 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Speeches in Congress 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E185.97, 973.80924
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Most widely held works by John Mercer Langston
A speech on Equality before the law by John Mercer Langston ( )
7 editions published between 1866 and 2000 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Freedom and citizenship; selected lectures and addresses by John Mercer Langston ( Book )
11 editions published between 1883 and 2007 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Equality before the law" oration by John Mercer Langston ( )
3 editions published in 1874 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Virginia plantation to the National Capitol by John Mercer Langston ( Book )
14 editions published between 1894 and 1969 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Although his mother was a former slave, his wealthy planter father bequeathed him enough money to put him through school. After completing the literary program at Oberlin College, Langston studied theology and then law, passing the Ohio Bar in 1854 ... . His pages shed light on the abolitionist crusade, the participation of the Negro in the Civil War and Reconstruction."--An introduction by Benjamin Quarles
Emancipation and enfranchisement the work of the Republican party by John Mercer Langston ( )
4 editions published in 1875 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world's anti-slavery movement, its heroes and its triumphs a lecture delivered at Xenia, O., Aug. 2, and Cleveland, O., Aug. 3, 1858 by John Mercer Langston ( Book )
4 editions published in 1858 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The exodus by John Mercer Langston ( Book )
3 editions published in 1879 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Address by hon. john m. lanston by John Mercer Langston ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The national elections bill : speech of Hon. John M. Langston, of Virginia, in the House of Representatives, January 16, 1891 by John Mercer Langston ( Book )
1 edition published in 1891 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Virginia plantation to the National Capitol; an autobiography by John Mercer Langston ( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Hand book of information and report of the Colored Aged and Orphanage Association of the State of New Jersey : with some facts about the colored people of the United States by Colored Aged and Orphanage Association of the State of New Jersey ( Book )
1 edition published in 1897 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Norton Strange Townshend family papers by Townshend family ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Norton Strange Townshend Family papers include correspondence, diaries, essays, lectures, printed matter, clippings, financial and legal papers, photographs, daguerreotypes, ephemera, realia, maps, and books belonging to the Townshend and Dodge families, who were connected by the marriage of Margaret Wing (granddaughter of Norton Townshend) and Homer Levi Dodge (grandson of Levi Dodge) in 1917. Much of the collection documents the life and career of politician and agricultural educator Norton Strange Townshend, including his political, educational, and social reform activities
Papers by John Mercer Langston ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection includes correspondence (1853-1911), some of which is family; speeches (1848-1895, n.d.); writings, accounts, legal documents, cards, invitations, photographs, clippings, and collected items. The bulk of the materials pertains to Langston's personal and professional life. Eight of the twenty speeches express his views on Negro suffrage. Several items provide insights to his relations with Howard University. On the other hand there is little in the papers to document his activities as Minister to Haiti or as President of Virginia Normal Institute
Speech of H. Ford Douglass, in reply to Mr. J.M. Langston, before the Emigration Convention, at Cleveland, Ohio. Delivered ... the 27th of August, 1854 by H. Ford Douglass ( Book )
1 edition published in 1854 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letters to Magnus L. Robinson by Magnus L Robinson ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Primarily correspondence, 1867-1905, with African-American newspaper editors, speakers, and writers, including John M. Langston of Hillside Cottage, Washington, D.C. (about a speaking engagement in Alexandria, Va., and Springfield, Mo.), William Brown of Lincoln, Va. (about African-American voters in Loudoun County, Va.), and John Mitchell, Jr., editor of the Planet, Richmond, Va., and Dr. B. Purvis (about his address "Noted Abolitionists")
 
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Alternative Names
Langston, J. Mercer 1829-1897
Langston, J. Mercer (John Mercer), 1829-1897
Languages
English (106)
French (1)
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