A Plea for Captain John Brown - Henry David Thoreau

A Plea for Captain John Brown

By Henry David Thoreau

  • Release Date: 1859-01-01
  • Genre: History
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It is an essay. It is based on a speech Thoreau first delivered to an audience at Concord, Massachusetts on October 30, 1859, two weeks after John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry, and repeated several times before Brown’s execution on December 2, 1859.