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Author Lubet, Steven.

Title John Brown's spy : the adventurous life and tragic confession of John E. Cook / Steven Lubet.

Publication Info. New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, 2012.
Location Call No. Status
 Law Classified  E451 .L83 2012    AVAILABLE
Description x, 325 pages ; 25 cm
Type of Content text txt
Type of Media unmediated n
Type of Carrier volume nc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 304-312) and index.
Contents Kansas -- Harper's Ferry -- Insurrection -- Escape -- Jailed -- Charlestown -- Confession -- Intrigues -- Defense -- Repentance -- Eternity -- Forgiveness.
Summary John Brown's "Spy" tells the nearly unknown story of John E. Cook, the person John Brown trusted most with the details of his plans to capture the Harper's Ferry armoury in 1859.
Subject Cook, John E. (John Edwin), 1830-1859.
Brown, John, 1800-1859 -- Friends and associates.
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859.
ISBN 9780300180497 hardback alkaline paper
0300180497 hardback alkaline paper