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In this letter to his wife, from the Charlestown, Virginia, jail, John Brown wrote mainly of his children--especially the daughters--and his ideas about the proper education for them, in light of the fact that some of his Eastern supporters were offering to provide assistance in this area: "You my wife perfectly well know that I have always expressed a decided preference for a very plain but perfectly practical education for both Sons & Daughters."

Creator: Brown, John, 1800-1859
Date: November 16, 1859

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Item Number: 5345
Call Number: John Brown Coll. #299 Box 2 Folder 5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 5345

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