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  Letter, A. D. Stevens to "My Dear Friend" [Jennie Dunbar]
Author: Stevens, Aaron D.
Date: December 3, 1859

From his jail cell at Charlestown, Virginia, Stevens wrote his love interest, Jennie (recepient information is on a handwritten copy, also in folder 10), regarding his actions and prospects ("Slavery demands that we should hang for its protection") and the fact that he regretted nothing except that he would not live to "see this Country free."

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: Richard Hinton Collection, #384, Box 1, Folder 10
Item Number: 103064 Number of images: 2
Keywords: Abolitionists; Brown, John, 1800-1859; Charles Town, Virginia; Harpers Ferry, Virginia; Slave power; Slavery

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