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Portrait of an abolitionist : a biography of George Luther Stearns, 1809-1867

Author: Charles E Heller
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996.
Series: Contributions in American history, no. 167.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The biography of George Luther Stearns, who became John Brown's most important financial backer. He recruited the first northern state African-American regiment; established schools for the men's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Heller, Charles E., 1943-
Portrait of an abolitionist.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996
(OCoLC)605028642
Online version:
Heller, Charles E., 1943-
Portrait of an abolitionist.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996
(OCoLC)609316349
Named Person: Geo L Stearns; George Luther Stearns; Geo L Stearns; George L Stearns
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles E Heller
ISBN: 0313298637 9780313298639
OCLC Number: 32922582
Description: xii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The making of a man --
The successful merchant in society --
Personal growth, national collapse --
Kansas business --
Financier of insurrection --
Emancipation, black soldiers, and the major --
The right way.
Series Title: Contributions in American history, no. 167.
Responsibility: Charles E. Heller.

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"Heller has been diligent and thorough in locating Stearns materials in scattered repositories. Recommended for collections specializing in abolition or the Civil War."-Choice ?Heller has been Read more...

 
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