Sunday, June 4, 2017

John Brown to John Brown Jr., February 23, 1858

I have become satisfied that it will be entirely best to have all my freight removed from Conneaut, and stored away safe with very quiet friends, and all marks removed from the boxes.1 I have lately learned of some circumstances which satisfy me that this will certainly be a prudent measure; and I wish you to effect it as soon as you can without extra effort and sacrifice. Have not heard from you for some days. Write N. Hawkins, care of F. Douglass.

1 See note at the end of Chapter XIII., for the disposal of these arms and their removal to Harper's Ferry.

SOURCE: Franklin B. Sanborn, The Life and Letters of John Brown, p. 447

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