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Charles Town, Virginia, during the trial of John Brown, October, 1859

Scanned by: 
John Osborne
Notes: 
Cropped, edited, and prepared for use here by John Osborne, Dickinson College, June 27, 2008.
Image type: 
engraving
Original caption: 
The Prison, Guard-House, and Court-House, Charlestown, West Virginia (The Prison is on the extreme left)
Source citation: 
Oswald Garrison Villard, John Brown 1800-1859; A Biography Fifty Years After (Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin, 1911), 486.
Source note: 
Original woodcut appeared in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Paper in November, 1859.
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