Rev. Elijah P. Lovejoy murdered in Illinois (7 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors


He becomes the abolitionist movement's first martyr.

We have have no profile for this entry. If you are a qualified scholar and you wish to write for The Literary Encyclopedia, please click here to contact us.

Editors. "Rev. Elijah P. Lovejoy murdered in Illinois". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[, accessed 20 August 2017.]

Save this article

If you need to create a new bookshelf to save this article in, please make sure that you are logged in, then go to your 'Account' here.