The City of Philadelphia [?]
On the 9th day of October AD 1860
Personally appeared before me one of the alder
men of the City of Philadelphia, Henry H Parker
who when his solemn oath doth depose and say.
That he was personally present at the meeting held at Milestown School House, and
did hear.. W Morris Davis, say; "as followers
"I feel this evening as though I had lost a brother,"
to say John Brown has died at the hands of
as veritable a set of hands as ever existed - Hounds
beacause cowards. Though dead he yet lives, and
his works will exist - as a [lever?] between the
North and the South. for the overthrow of slavery,
And if it cannot. be abolished by amicable means,
we will do it at the point of the . And
I will be one who will be willing to assist
The above is in substance of what
he said on the day of the execution
of John Brown at a sympathizing
meeting of his friends. And further Lucretia Mott, differed with the speaker
and thought it would be best to use milder means
that more would be accomplished by keeping up the
agitation of the slavery question.
Sworn and subscribed before me Henry H. Parker
this day 9th day of Oct AD 1860 James G Gibson [?](McCarty Ville)
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