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Francis Jackson autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Boston, 6 December 1859

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Title:
Francis Jackson autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Boston, 6 December 1859
Description:
Has decided that his grandson [Francis Jackson Meriam] had best leave the country where his mind will not be wrought up by any discussion of the scenes of Harper's Ferry.
Author:
Jackson, Francis, 1789-1861
Addressee:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Name on Item:
Francis Jackson
Date:
December 6, 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:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 sheet (1 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. 132
Barcode:
39999085841326