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    <mods:title>Ruth Brown Thompson autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, North Elba, Essex Co., N.Y., 17 November [1859]</mods:title>
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    <mods:namePart>Higginson, Thomas Wentworth</mods:namePart>
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  <mods:abstract>Asks him to intercede with the Governor [Henry Alexander Wise] in obtaining her father's body. Adds in a postscript that she fears her request may be too late.</mods:abstract>
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  <mods:note type='statement of responsibility'>Ruth B. Thompson</mods:note>
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      <mods:namePart>Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander)</mods:namePart>
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      <mods:title>John Brown: Correspondence relating to John Brown and the raid on Harpers Ferry, West Virginia</mods:title>
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