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Caroline Cushing Andrews Leighton autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, [Eagleswood Perth Amboy, N.J.], 29 March [18]60

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Title:
Caroline Cushing Andrews Leighton autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, [Eagleswood Perth Amboy, N.J.], 29 March [18]60
Description:
Longs to avenge the execution of [Aaron Dwight] Stevens and [Albert] Hazlett. Finds comfort in [Theodore Dwight] Weld's words Describes the funeral services, mentioning the remarks made by the clergyman from Connecticut and Theodore Tilton, the songs of the children and the grief of Stevens's father.
Addressee:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
Name on Item:
Carrie
Date:
March 29, 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
Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895
Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907
Places:
New JerseyMiddlesex (county)Perth Amboy
Extent:
4 sheets (14 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.
Manuscript copy of MS E.5.1, pt. 2, p. 217.
Language:
English
Call #:
MS E.5.1, pt. 2, p. 216
Barcode:
39999085841334