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James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Phila[delphia], 11 November [1859]

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Item Information

Title:
James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Phila[delphia], 11 November [1859]
Description:
Declares Mrs. [Rebecca (Buffum)] Spring has taken Mrs. [Mary Anne (Day)] Brown off to Perth Amboy with her, implying it was [John] Brown's wish. Regrets that she was not allowed to remain for the present but does not wish to hurt Mrs. Spring's feelings.
Author:
M'Kim, J. Miller (James Miller), 1810-1874
Addressee:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Date:
[November 11, 1859]
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
MS E.5.1, pt. 1, p. 51-116 (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
Spring, Rebecca Buffum
Brown, Mary Ann Day, 1816-1884
Brown, John, 1800-1859
Places:
PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia (county)Philadelphia
Extent:
2 sheets (6 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. 88
Barcode:
39999085841318