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F. B. Sanborn autograph letter signed to [Thomas Wentworth Higginson], Concord, 4 March 1859

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Title:
F. B. Sanborn autograph letter signed to [Thomas Wentworth Higginson], Concord, 4 March 1859
Description:
Mentions the capture of [John] Doy and [John] Brown's intention of coming East. Thinks a larger sum must be raised; suggests John [Murray] Forbes, etc. Printed in part in F.B. Sanborn, Life and Letters of John Brown, p.493.
Author:
Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917
Addressee:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Name on Item:
F. B. Sanborn
Date:
March 4, 1859
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
Doy, John, 1812-
Forbes, John Murray, 1813-1898
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Concord
Extent:
1 sheet (3 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. 47
Barcode:
39999085841300