"Washington Becoming a Free City: Lecture on the "National Crisis" by Rev. Dr. Brownson, of N.J."

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An article describing the abolition lecture presented by Reverend Orestes Brownson that was held in the lecture room of the Smithsonian Institution Building or "Castle."


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in the National Republican, Volume II, Number 18, December 16, 1861, pages 1 and 2

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Number of pages : 2 ; Page numbers : 1-2

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