Jane Marker Dedication
A dramatic legal battle ensued with proslavery U.S. District Court judge John Kintzing Kane. Johnson was an active participant in the nearly three-month proceedings. Williamson’s incarceration for contempt brought about national attention, and he was released in November of 1855. William Still and other defendants were acquitted of riot and assault and battery.
Johnson remained the center of a national whirlwind of publicity throughout her stay in
Jane Johnson’s stay in
On the anniversary of this historic event, the Library Company of
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