Execution of John Brown

The Executive Committee of the American of the American Anti-Slavery Society calls upon people to observe that “tragical event, on the day of its occurrence, in such  manner as by them may be deemed most appropriate   — and to consecrate themselves to the patriotic and Christian work of effecting the abolition of that most dangerous, unnatural, cruel and impious system of slavery….”  (Liberator, November 4, 1849)

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