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John Brown's grave at North Elba, Essex County, New York; This tombstone was his grandfather's, Capt. John Brown, who died in the War of 1776 in a barn near New York City and was buried at Torrington, Conn., and while John Brown lived at North Elba, he went to Connecticut and helped to put a monument at his grandfather's grave, and when he came home he brought this stone with him; And just before he started for Harper's Ferry, he left a request with the Sexton of North Elba Cemetery.

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Names
Avey, Elijah (Author)
Collection

capture and execution of John Brown; a tale of martyrdom; by Elijah Avey, eye witness.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1906
Place Term: Elgin, Ill.
Publisher: Printed by the Brethren publishing house
Library locations
Schomburg General Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc B-Brown (Avey, E. Capture and execution of John Brown)
Topics
Brown, John, 1800-1859
Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Cemeteries
North Elba (N.Y. : Town)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Barcode : 33433021598168
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG754065401-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b10222948
UUID: 4e460550-c6b6-012f-5ebc-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1906: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Schomburg General Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "John Brown's grave at North Elba, Essex County, New York; This tombstone was his grandfather's, Capt. John Brown, who died in the War of 1776 in a barn near New York City and was buried at Torrington, Conn., and while John Brown lived at North Elba, he went to Connecticut and helped to put a monument at his grandfather's grave, and when he came home he brought this stone with him; And just before he started for Harper's Ferry, he left a request with the Sexton of North Elba Cemetery." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1906. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-9df9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg General Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "John Brown's grave at North Elba, Essex County, New York; This tombstone was his grandfather's, Capt. John Brown, who died in the War of 1776 in a barn near New York City and was buried at Torrington, Conn., and while John Brown lived at North Elba, he went to Connecticut and helped to put a monument at his grandfather's grave, and when he came home he brought this stone with him; And just before he started for Harper's Ferry, he left a request with the Sexton of North Elba Cemetery." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-9df9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg General Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. (1906). John Brown's grave at North Elba, Essex County, New York; This tombstone was his grandfather's, Capt. John Brown, who died in the War of 1776 in a barn near New York City and was buried at Torrington, Conn., and while John Brown lived at North Elba, he went to Connecticut and helped to put a monument at his grandfather's grave, and when he came home he brought this stone with him; And just before he started for Harper's Ferry, he left a request with the Sexton of North Elba Cemetery. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-9df9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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John Brown's grave at North Elba, Essex County, New York; This tombstone was his grandfather's, Capt. John Brown, who died in the War of 1776 in a barn near New York City and was buried at Torrington, Conn., and while John Brown lived at North Elba, he went to Connecticut and helped to put a monument at his grandfather's grave, and when he came home he brought this stone with him; And just before he started for Harper's Ferry, he left a request with the Sexton of North Elba Cemetery.