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Hugh Forbes autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Philadelphia, 6 June [18]58

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Title:
Hugh Forbes autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Philadelphia, 6 June [18]58
Description:
Feels he has been "grossly defrauded;" his family is destitute. Intends to make the "New Englanders" redress his wrongs.
Author:
Forbes, Hugh, active approximately 1848-approximately 1857
Addressee:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Name on Item:
H. Forbes
Date:
June 6, 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
Places:
PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia (county)Philadelphia
Extent:
1 sheet (4 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. 35
Barcode:
39999085841300