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An ''Idea of Things in Kansas'': John Brown's 1857 New England Speech
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TitleAn ''Idea of Things in Kansas'': John Brown's 1857 New England Speech
AbstractIncludes a photograph of the handwritten speech as well as a typescript of it which Brown gave on his trip back to the east coast during 1857. Also included with the article is "A Brief Chronology of John Brown", starting with his birth on May 9, 1800 and ending with the date of his hanging, December 2, 1859.
NotesBrown as a speaker was variously described. Recalling the speech later in his own 'A Plea for Captain John Brown,' Thoreau thought him something of 'a volcano with an ordinary chimney-flue'.
AuthorKarl Gridley
DateSpring-Summer 2004
SourceKansas History
LocationPeriodicals
Volume27
Number2-Jan
Page76-85
Local SubjectSlavery
Brown, John
Abolitionists
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeMagazine Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. http://www.kclibrary.org/copy-requests
Item ID211129
CONTENTdm number20349
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