Selections from Brown's last words read by R.W. Emerson : autograph manuscript : [Concord, Mass.], [1859 Dec. 2].

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Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Selections from Brown's last words read by R.W. Emerson : autograph manuscript : [Concord, Mass.], [1859 Dec. 2].

Selections from Brown's last words read by R.W. Emerson : autograph manuscript : [Concord, Mass.], [1859 Dec. 2].

Including: a brief statement about John Brown in Emerson's hand; a transcript in what is probably Ellen Emerson's hand of John Brown's statements while being questioned by James Murray Mason; "Cook's confession" in Emerson's hand; and copies of Brown's last letters transcribed by Emerson and his daughter Ellen. Emerson read these transcripts at the memorial service for the abolitionist John Brown held in Concord, Mass. on Dec. 2, 1859.

1 item (27 p.) ; 24.9 cm.

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