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Collection Reference Number GLC06354
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1859 
Title Brown hung
Date December 1859
Author Wentworth, William (fl. 1859)  
Document Type Broadside
Content Description Calling town meeting at Wentworth Hall on 9 December to discuss the hanging of John Brown. "All (not excluding the ladies) are invited to attend." William Wentworth was the chairman of the event.
Subjects John Brown  Death Penalty  Death  Abolition  Slavery  African American History  Women's History  
People Wentworth, William (fl. 1859)  Brown, John (1800-1859)  
Place written Illinois
Theme Slavery & Abolition; Women in American History; African Americans
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859