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  Letter, John Brown to Hon. Thos. Russell
Author: Brown, John , 1800-1859
Date: October 21, 1859

From his jail cell in Charles Town, Virginia, just days before he was to go on trial for treason, John Brown wrote seeking legal counsel for himself and fellow prisoners. Brown mentioned his wounds, but said they were "doing well," expresses special concern for "the young men prisoners," and closed "Do not send an ultra Abolitionist."

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: John Brown Collection, #299, Box 2, Folder 4
Item Number: 102731              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Abolitionists; Brown, John, 1800-1859; Charles Town, Virginia; Harpers Ferry, Virginia; Lawyers; Russell, Thomas; Slavery
 
 

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