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John Brown autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Rochester, N.Y., 12 February 1858

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Title:
John Brown autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Rochester, N.Y., 12 February 1858
Description:
Intends "railroad business on an extended scale." Urges him to meet for consultation at Gerrit Smith's. Printed in part in F. B. Sanborn, The Life and Letters of John Brown, p. 436.
Author:
Brown, John, 1800-1859
Addressee:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Name on Item:
John Brown
Date:
February 12, 1858
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
MS E.5.1, pt. 1, p. 1-50 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
John Brown: Correspondence relating to John Brown and the raid on Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Subjects:
Abolitionists--United States
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859
Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874
Places:
New YorkMonroe (county)Rochester
Extent:
1 sheet (1 p.)
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Notes (acquisition):
Donated to the Boston Public Library by Thomas Wentworth Higginson in 1904.
Notes (date):
Date from item or from supporting materials.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Language:
English
Call #:
MS E.5.1, pt. 1, p. 7
Barcode:
39999085841300