Collection of manuscript and printed documents related to the John Brown relief and memorial meetings : Boston, Salem, and Concord, Mass., 1859-1860.

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Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Collection of manuscript and printed documents related to the John Brown relief and memorial meetings : Boston, Salem, and Concord, Mass., 1859-1860.

Collection of manuscript and printed documents related to the John Brown relief and memorial meetings : Boston, Salem, and Concord, Mass., 1859-1860.

The collection includes: Emerson's autograph manuscript of a speech he gave at the Boston relief meeting for John Brown's family (MA 884.1); a typed copy of a letter from Franklin B. Sanborn to James Redpath about the publication of speeches from the John Brown memorial meeting in Concord (MA 884.2); a printed program for the Concord memorial meeting titled "Martyrdom of John Brown" (MA 884.3); Thoreau's autograph manuscript of a speech he gave at the Concord memorial meeting (MA 884.4); passages from poems, Thomas Jefferson, Plato, and the Bible read at the Concord memorial meeting transcribed in various hands (MA 884.5-6, 8, and 10); notes on the Concord memorial meeting written by Thoreau and Sanborn (MA 884.7 and 11); copies of John Brown's letters and a portion of his cross-examination in the autograph of Emerson and his daughter Ellen (MA 884.9); and a printed copy of John Brown's address to the court on receiving the sentence of death (MA 884.13). Items in the collection are described in individual records (MA 884.1-13).

1 v. (13 items), bound ; 31.3 cm.

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Emerson, Ellen Tucker.

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Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862

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Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882

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