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John Brown Russwurm Biography

John Brown Russwurmnewspaper publisherBorn: 1799Birthplace: Port Antonio, Jamaica Born to a slave mother and a white American merchant father, Russwurm was educated in Quebec and graduated fro…

John Brown

John Brown is a famous figure in the fight over slavery that led up to the American Civil War. His murderous raid on Harper's Ferry in 1859 showed the depth of the division between slave owners and ab…

John BROWN

BROWN, John, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Kishacoquillas Valley, near Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pa., August 12, 1772; attended the common schools; moved to Lewistown, Pa., in 18…

Alice Brown: Candlemas

CandlemasAlice Brown O hearken, all ye little weeds That lie beneath the snow, (So low, dear hearts, in poverty so low!) The sun hath risen for royal deeds, A valiant wind the vang…

John Keats: Character of Charles Brown

SonnetsFor There's Bishop's TeignCharacter of Charles Brown I He is to weet a melancholy carle: Thin in the waist, with bushy head of hair As hath the seeded thistle when in parle It hold…

Alice Brown: Hora Christi

Hora ChristiAlice BrownSweet is the time for joyous folk Of gifts and minstrelsy; Yet I, O lowly-hearted One, Crave but Thy company. On lonesome road, beset with dread, My questing lies afa…

Laurie Makes Mischief, and Jo Makes Peace

Laurie Makes Mischief, and Jo Makes PeaceJo's face was a study next day, for the secret rather weighed upon her, and she found it hard not to look mysterious and important. Meg observed it, b…

John Moses Browning Biography

John Moses Browninggunsmith, inventorBorn: 1/21/1855Birthplace: Ogden, Utah Raised by Mormon parents, he made his first gun from scrap iron at age 13. He founded the Browning Brothers Company,…

BROWN, John

BROWN, John, (uncle of Benjamin Brown and grandfather of John Brown Francis), a Representative from Rhode Island; born in Providence, R.I., January 27, 1736; engaged in mercantile pursuits; one …

John Brown FRANCIS

Senate Years of Service: 1844-1845Party: Law and OrderFRANCIS, John Brown, (grandson of John Brown of Rhode Island), a Senator from Rhode Island; born in Philadelphia, Pa., May 31, 1791; attend…