John Brown autograph letter signed to "Dear Wife and Children All", Chambersburg, PA, 1 October 1859
- John Brown autograph letter signed to "Dear Wife and Children All", Chambersburg, PA, 1 October 1859
Hopes to have $50 for them. Gives directions for feeding the animals and sends four blankets for the girls. Signed "Your affectionate huband and father." Verso: Epitaphs for Frederic Brown, 1830-1846 and Captain John Brown, 1728-1776. Printed in F. B. Sanborn, The Life and Letters of John Brown, p. 550. For the epitaphs see p. 3.
- Brown, John, 1800-1859
- Brown, Mary Ann Day, 1816-1884
October 1, 1859
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
Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859
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Donated to the Boston Public Library by Thomas Wentworth Higginson in 1904.
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MS E.5.1, pt. 1, p. 40