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"The Fayetteville Observer Reporting of John Brown's Raid of Harper's Ferry. October 20, 1859."

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Startling news from Virginia.-Yesterday’s mail brought us accounts of an outbreak at Harper’s Ferry, Va., accompanied with stories of an abolition and negro insurrection, loss of lives. It is manifest that the accounts so far are mainly guess…