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John Brown to Joshua Giddings

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Creator: Brown, John, 1800-1859

Date: July 04, 1848

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: John Brown Coll. #299

Unit ID: 308358

Summary: This is a letter written by John Brown to Joshua Giddings, a Brown family friend, American attorney, politician and a prominent opponent of slavery. Giddings represented Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1838-59. Brown provides advice to Giddings on how to deposit a sum of money. He refers to a general plan but does not elaborate. Also, Brown mentions Henry Clay in the letter.

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Title (Main title): John Brown to Joshua Giddings

Part of: John Brown papers.

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    Brown, John, 1800-1859
    Giddings, Joshua R. (Joshua Reed) , 1795-1864

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