Sunday, March 26, 2017

James Hunnewell to John Brown [alias Nelson Hawkins], September 14, 1857

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,
James Hunnewell,
Treasurer of Middlesex County Kannas Aid Commtee.

SOURCE: Franklin B. Sanborn, The Life and Letters of John Brown, p. 398

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