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James Redpath, The Public Life of Captain John Brown 1,857 43 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 250 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 242 6 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 138 2 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3 129 1 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 1 126 0 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 116 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 116 6 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 114 0 Browse Search
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 89 3 Browse Search
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Abraham Lincoln by his own Confession a Sympathizer with John Brown. --Let him who has heretofore doubted, read and act, and by his Vote on Monday say whether he agrees with the views Expressed answer, should I desire to do so. 1st. Had the jurisdiction of the crime committed by John Brown and als. been surrendered to the Federal Government, and judgment delayed until the 4th of Marspose of my answer as you see fit. You ask: "Had the jurisdiction of the crime committed by Brown and others been surrendered to the Federal Government, and judgment thereon delayed until the 4toning power?" I answer: I have carefully reviewed the testimony in said case, and in my opinion, Brown committed no offence against the Federal Government meriting such severe punishment as he receivmight have pursued the course he did. Yet even then there were strong mitigating circumstances. Brown was no doubt a monomaniac on the subject of negro slavery; and as such, close confinement would
to our firesides, to deprive us and our children of the dearest and most inestimable right. Botts and Gilmer were sworn foes, and Johnson and Macfarland aided them by speaking in advocacy of their odious and intolerant doctrine. And but little more than a month ago, Mr. Macfarland presided at the Bell Electoral Dinner, where the following regular toast was drunk: "The Higher Law.--It is the law of the Perjurer. of the Robber, of the Jesuit, of the Assassin, and of the Traitors, John Brown and Wm. H. Seward. (Music — Rogue's March.)" Mr. Botts and Mr. Johnson were at this dinner, and figured extensively in the programme. Mr. Gilmer, a few years ago, in his zeal against Catholics, persecuted a Reverend Father of our Church, and used all his power and skill to have him imprisoned in the common jail because he would not reveal the secrets of the Confessional. Are we now, without feeling our cheeks tingle with shame, to be so insulted as to be asked to vote for these m