The John Brown - Luther Humphrey lithograph facsimile letter collection. 1859-1947.

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The John Brown - Luther Humphrey lithograph facsimile letter collection.

The John Brown - Luther Humphrey lithograph facsimile letter collection. 1859-1947.

The John Brown - Luther Humphrey facsimile letter collection contains John Brown's letter to his cousin, Rev. Luther on Nov. 19, 1959, while Brown was under sentence to death by hanging. The letter dated Dec. 2, 1859, was once thought to be the original; however later evidence revealed that it was a lithographed reproduction. The collection also continues materials related to the discovery that the letter was a reproduction. Finally, the collection contains a photographic copy of John Brown's portrait from the original oil painting.

.3 linear feet.

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Humphrey, Luther.

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Brown, John, 1800-1859

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Abolitionist, tanner, surveyor. Involved in Ohio underground railroad and Kansas slavery and antislavery conflicts, led raid on Harper's Ferry. From the description of John Brown Papers [microform], 1849-1919. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 38974680 John Brown, Jr. (1821-1895) was the oldest of twenty children of the noted abolitionist John Brown of Kansas. He was a farner, soldier, and Free Soil advocate. From the guide to the John Brown, Jr. Col...