Narrative of Riots at Alton by Edward Beecher; Introduction by Robert Merideth. Edward Beecher.

Narrative of Riots at Alton by Edward Beecher; Introduction by Robert Merideth

New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1965. Paperback. xxx, 98 p.; 18 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. On Nov. 7, 1837, Elijah P. Lovejoy (1802-1837), Presbyterian minister and editor of the abolitionist newspaper, the Alton Observer, was murdered by a pro-slavery mob in Alton, Illinois. This account of the events leading up to that senseless act was written by Edward Beecher and published soon afterward. In Very Good- Condition: cover is rubbed and slightly soiled; pages are clean and tight. Very Good -. Item #007790

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