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Among Old Brown's papers…


Among John Brown's possessions was correspondence with Rev. Thomas Henry, "a colored clergyman of Hagerstown." Henry was long suspected of being in contact with abolitionists in the North. Within the last 6 months, Henry has sold his property and left the state. The correspondence is pretty convincing proof that Henry and Brown were friends.

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Newspaper: The Valley Register

Publication Date: November 18th, 1859

Page/Column: 2D

Town: Middletown, MD

County: Frederick


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