Rev. Elijah Parish Lovejoy


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  • Description
    Circular letter announcing the death of Rev. Elijah Parish Lovejoy who was murdered in Alton, Illinois on November 7, 1837 for his abolitionist views. He is labeled a "martyr to liberty." Illustration is a profile of Lovejoy and a facsimile of his signature.
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    This item is in the public domain. Duke University Libraries kindly requests that any use of the item is properly cited.
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