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It would appear that abolitionist Wendell Phillips wrote this letter to the widow of John Brown shortly after Brown's December 1859 execution to convey to her some financial support--specifically, a $200 bank draft. Phillips mentioned Annie, one of the Brown daughters, and closed with, "What ripe fruit your noble husband's devotion is producing."

Creator: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884
Date: February 25. Year not identified.

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Item Number: 4188
Call Number: John Brown Coll. #299 Box 1 Folder 4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 4188

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