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Andrew, John A. (John Albion) (1818-1867) Speeches of John A. Andrew at Hingham and Boston, together with his testimony before the Harper's Ferry Committee of the Senate, in relation to John Brown.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.207 Author/Creator: Andrew, John A. (John Albion) (1818-1867) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Pamphlet Date: 1860 Pagination: 16 p. ; 24 x 16 cm.

Summary of Content: Campaign pamphlet for John A. Andrew while running as Republican for Governor of Massachusetts. Contains campaign speeches, the party platform, transcript of Andrew's testimony before the Senate regarding John Brown, and a defense of an attack on Brown. Andrew was called before Congress to explain how and why he helped find lawyers to represent John Brown at his trial in Virginia. Also explains that those who claim Andrew funded Brown's raid are mistaken, and clarifies his support of Brown.

Background Information: John A. Andrew was Governor of Massachusetts from 1861 to 1865.

People: Andrew, John Albion, 1818-1867
Brown, John, 1800-1859

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: John BrownAfrican American HistorySlaveryAbolitionRepublican PartyPoliticsGovernment and CivicsElectionLaw

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