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Thomas Wentworth Higginson autograph letter to Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, 17 November [1859]

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Title:
Thomas Wentworth Higginson autograph letter to Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, 17 November [1859]
Description:
Laments their lack of honor. Thinks the meanest thief would be ashamed to lie in such circumstances. Draft. Refers to the card issued by Samuel Gridley Howe on November 14, 1859, denying all knowledge of John Brown. Mounted with a letter addressed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson by Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, November 19, 1859. Quoted in O. G. Villard, John Brown, p. 533.
Author:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Addressee:
Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917
Date:
[November 17, 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
Brown, John, 1800-1859
Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876
Extent:
1 sheet (2 p.)
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Notes (acquisition):
Donated to the Boston Public Library by Thomas Wentworth Higginson in 1904.
Notes (date):
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Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Language:
English
Call #:
MS E.5.1, pt. 1, p. 108
Barcode:
39999085841318