Boston, Sept 14,1857.
Nelson Hawkins. Esq., care of Jonas Jones, Tabor, Iowa.
Dear Sir, — By order of the (Mass.) Middlesex County Kansas Aid Committee. I have sent to yon through P. T. Jackson, Esq., treasurer of the State Committee, $72.63, “to be appropriated to the use of Captain John Brown, now at Tabor, Iowa, in support of the cause of freedom in Kansas.”
Very respectfully yours,
Treasurer of Middlesex County Kannas Aid Commtee.
SOURCE: Franklin B. Sanborn, The Life and Letters of John Brown, p. 398