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Annie Brown Adams autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, North Elba, [N.Y.], 29 November 1859

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Title:
Annie Brown Adams autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, North Elba, [N.Y.], 29 November 1859
Description:
Thanks him for the money to buy sheep. Regrets not being able to become a Christian as her father wishes. Gives biographical data about Frederic [Brown], [John Edwin] Cook and Dangerfield Newby. Appended is a souvenir bill on the "Banks of Niagra." Printed.
Author:
Adams, Annie Brown, 1843-1926
Addressee:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Name on Item:
Annie Brown
Date:
November 29, 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
Brown, John, 1800-1859
Cook, John E. (John Edwin), 1830-1859
Newby, Dangerfield
Places:
New YorkEssex (county)North Elba
Extent:
1 sheet (4 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. 2, p. 128
Barcode:
39999085841326