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John Brown
1861, about
Stimson & Co.
U.S.A.: New York, New York
3 1/4" x 5 1/2"; 9 x 14 cm.; 1 item (1 page)
Gift of William Caleb Loring

This Civil War era envelope depicts the abolitionist John Brown and bears the inscription, "His last words.—'I die for the inalienable right of mankind to freedom, whatever hue the skin may be.'" Forms part of the William Caleb Loring illustrated envelope collection.