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Geo. L. Stearns autograph letter to [Thomas Wentworth Higginson], New York, 21 May [18]58

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Title:
Geo. L. Stearns autograph letter to [Thomas Wentworth Higginson], New York, 21 May [18]58
Description:
Has recalled the arms committed to [John] Brown's care. Hopes to convince him that it is for the best. Printed in part in F.B. Sanborn, Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe, p.261.
Author:
Stearns, Geo. L. (George Luther), 1809-1867
Addressee:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Date:
May 21, 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
Brown, John, 1800-1859
Places:
New YorkNew York
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. 30
Barcode:
39999085841300