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  Letter, John Brown to My Dear Wife [Mary Brown]
Author: Brown, John , 1800-1859
Date: March 3, 1858

In this short, mostly personal letter from New York, John Brown wrote his wife that he was "having a constant series of both great encouragements & discouragements," even though he had found "a much more earnest feeling among the colored people than ever before; but that is by no means universal."

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: John Brown Collection, #299, Box 1, Folder 31
Item Number: 102697 Number of images: 1
Keywords: African Americans; Brown, John, 1800-1859; Brown, Mary Ann Day, 1816-1884; New York; Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917; Smith, Gerritt

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