Author:"Beecher, Edward"


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Narrative of Riots at Alton

By: "Beecher, Edward"

Price: $12.56

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1965

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 58P057

Condition: FINE

"""Probably the most eloquent defense of freedom of inquiry ever written in America."" ""1837, Elijah P. Lovejoy, abolitionist editor and Presbyterian minister, was shot five times and killed while defending the press of his newspaper, the Alton Observer, from an..Illinois mob...Edward Beecher's Narrative is an eyewitness account of the events leading to Lovejoy's murder"" Reprint of 1838 publication. Tight, bright, clean, square. Some edgewear." View more info