Reference Writers: John Brown


John Brown Archive

John Brown


“you had better - all you people at the South - prepare yourselves for a settlement of this question, that must come up for settlement sooner than you are prepared for it. You may dispose of me very easily, - I am nearly disposed by now; but this question is still to be settled, - this negro question.”



A Statement by Capt Brown concerning the Battle of Osawatomie, 1856.

Speech on conditions in Kansas, 1857.

Autobiographical Letter to Henry Stearns, 1859.

Prison Interview.

Letter to Thomas Russell, October 31 1859.

To His Family, October 31 1859.

Last Speech.

Last Letter to His family, November 30 1859.

Last Note, December 2 1859.


Homage to John Brown, George Novack, January 1938