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Brown, John, 1800-1859



  • Existence: 1800 - 1859


ohn Brown (1800-1859) was an American abolitionist.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Brown letter and newspaper clippings

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233293593]
Identifier: Vault MSS 626
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter and photocopies of newspaper clippings. The letter was written at White Hall, New Jersey on April 29, 1857 and is addressed to William Barnes Esq. of Albany New York. Brown states that he would be pleased if Mr. Woods or any friends at Albany could help him by contributing money. Also included are three newspaper clippings dated 1889, 1892, and 1896. The clippings are retrospectives on John Brown and the Harper's Ferry raid (1859).

Dates: 1857-1896

Kate Field papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230237551]
Identifier: MSS SC 709
Scope and Contents

News clippings, donation certificate, and correspondence between John E. Burton, H.B. Tedrow, and Kate Field concerning the restoration of John Brown's Fort at Harper's Ferry, Virginia.

Dates: 1895

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Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography 1
Certificates 1
Civil Rights 1
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
Correspondence 1