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Edward Adolphus Spring autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Eagleswood, Perth Amboy [N. J.], 9 and 10 March 1860

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Title:
Edward Adolphus Spring autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Eagleswood, Perth Amboy [N. J.], 9 and 10 March 1860
Description:
Had been anxiously watching for news of his project; feels now that all hope is gone [for Aaron Dwight Stevens] unless the appeals move the Governor [John Letcher]. Mrs. [Rebecca (Buffum)] Spring has received photogrpahs of Stevens.
Addressee:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Name on Item:
Edw. A. Spring
Date:
March 9, 1860–March 10, 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
Letcher, John, 1813-1884
Spring, Rebecca Buffum
Places:
New JerseyMiddlesex (county)Perth Amboy
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. 209
Barcode:
39999085841334