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Thomas Wentworth Higginson autograph letter to [Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Channing Higginson, Harrisburg, PA], 17 February [1860]

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Title:
Thomas Wentworth Higginson autograph letter to [Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Channing Higginson, Harrisburg, PA], 17 February [1860]
Description:
Describes a meeting with [James] Montgomery. Outlines plans for his lecture tour and the proposed rescue. Fears snow. Quoted in O. G. Villard, John Brown, p. 573, p. 576.
Author:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Addressee:
Higginson, Mary Elizabeth, -1877
Date:
[February 17, 1860]
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
MS E.5.1, pt. 2, p. 171 - 223 (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
Montgomery, James, 1814-1871
Places:
PennsylvaniaDauphin (county)Harrisburg
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):
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Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Language:
English
Call #:
MS E.5.1, pt. 2, p. 195
Barcode:
39999085841334