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  Letter, John Ritchey to My Dear Friend [A. D.] Stevens
Author: Ritchie, John , 1817-1887
Date: March 6, 1860

From Franklin, Indiana, on March 6, 1860, John Ritchey wrote to Aaron Steven, one of the Harpers Ferry raiders still awaiting execution in Virginia, that it "it is gratafying to me, to find you, so willing to meet your sentence."

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: John Brown Collection, #299, Box 2, Folder 6
Item Number: 102737              Number of images: 3
Keywords: Abolitionists; Antislavery perspective; Harpers Ferry, Virginia; Republican Party (U.S.: 1854- ); Ritchie, John, 1817-1887; Slavery; Stevens, Aaron Dwight (see also Whipple, Charles); Stowe, Harriet Beecher; Uncle Tom's Cabin

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