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Brown, John -- Correspondence relating to John Brown and the raid on Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Call Number: MS E.5.1, pts. 1&2
Abstract This collection contains correspondence relating to the abolitionist John Brown (1800-1859), specifically the unsuccessful armed slave rebellion he led at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Of the 200 letters in the collection, 15 are written by Brown to his family, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, and Thomas Wentworth Higginson.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1847-1860; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1904