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John Brown speaks at the Concord Town Hall

John Brown, circa 1855, detail
Several months before the Harpers Ferry attack, John Brown gave a public speech in the Concord Town Hall as part of his campaign to raise financial support for his antislavery work.
Source Citation: 
David S. Reynolds, John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights, rev. ed. (New York: Vintage Books, 2005), 290.


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