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  Letter, L. Maria Child to Dear Mrs. [Mary] Brown
Author: Child, Lydia Maria Francis , 1802-1880
Date: December 2, 1860

One year after the execution of John Brown, on December 2, 1860, Mrs. Child wrote the Brown's widow, Mary Brown, regarding the impact her husband's actions and commitment to the cause had had on the country and efforts for "emancipation." She also sent along "a trifle" to help support the Brown family financially.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: John Brown Collection, #299, Box 2, Folder 7
Item Number: 102743 Number of images: 3
Keywords: Abolitionists; Antislavery movements; Antislavery perspective; Brown, John, 1800-1859; Brown, Mary Ann Day, 1816-1884; Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880; Slavery

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