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John Brown's Raid and Hanging Reported in The Liberator

Lot of 3 issues. The Liberator. Boston, MA: J.B. Yerrinton & Son, October 21, 28; December 9, 1859. Each issue 4pp, 17.5 x 25 in. The leading anti-slavery newspaper of the pre-Civil War era, The Liberator was founded and edited by passionate abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison. This group of newspapers contains front page or inside page coverage of John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry Raid as well as his execution in Charleston (West) Virginia. 

Condition:

Each issue with typical horizontal and vertical folds. Some with minor areas of separation at folds. Minor chipping and tearing along edge lines. Dec. 9 issue with light water staining throughout. October 28 issue with some scattered foxing. 

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,000
06/26/2020

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