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John Brown autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Charlestown, Jefferson Co., Va., 22 November 1859

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Title:
John Brown autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Charlestown, Jefferson Co., Va., 22 November 1859
Description:
Thanks Higginson for visiting and aiding his family. Hears he has sent $25 and a bundle of papers. Printed in part in O. G. Villard, John Brown, p. 543-4.
Author:
Brown, John, 1800-1859
Addressee:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Name on Item:
John Brown
Date:
November 22, 1859
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
MS E.5.1, pt. 2, p. 117 - 170 (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
Places:
West VirginiaJefferson (county)Charles Town
Extent:
1 sheet (1 p.) + 1 envelope
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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. 2, p. 117
Barcode:
39999085841326