Author:
Susan Jennings, Linda Coslett, Nancy Schurr, Christopher Gilliland
Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Primary Source
Level:
Community College / Lower Division
Tags:
  • Captain Brown
  • Henry David Thoreau
  • History 2010
  • John Brown
  • U.S. History I
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    Language:
    English
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    “A Plea for Captain Brown,” Henry David Thoreau, October 30, 1859

    “A Plea for Captain Brown,” Henry David Thoreau, October 30, 1859

    Overview

    Thoreau, Henry David. 1906. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau (Walden
    Edition) Translated by Bradley Dean (Thoreau Institute) Boston:Houghton Mifflin
    and Company, 1906 (https://archive.vcu.edu/english/engweb/transcendentalism/
    authors/thoreau/johnbrown.html)

    Description:A eulogy on the day of John Brown’s execution

    Thoreau, Henry David. 1906. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau (Walden
    Edition) Translated by Bradley Dean (Thoreau Institute) Boston:Houghton Mifflin
    and Company, 1906 (https://archive.vcu.edu/english/engweb/transcendentalism/
    authors/thoreau/johnbrown.html)

    Description:A eulogy on the day of John Brown’s execution