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Authors: Brown, John , 1800-1859
Date: November 16, 1859
In this letter to his wife, from the Charlestown, Virginia, jail, John Brown wrote mainly of his children--especially the daughters--and his ideas about the proper education for them, in light of the fact that some of his Eastern supporters were offering to provide assistance in this area: "You my wife perfectly well know that I have always expressed a decided preference for a very plain but perfectly practical education for both Sons & Daughters."
Keywords: Brown, John, 1800-1859; Brown, Mary Ann Day, 1816-1884; Charles Town, Virginia; Charlestown, Virginia; Education; Music; Wattles, Sarah G.