slowly, and am quite cheerful in view of my approaching end, being fully persuaded that I am worth inconceivably more to hang than for any other purpose.
God Almighty bless and save you all.
Your affectionate brother, John Brown.
P. S. Nov. 13.-Say to my poor boys never to grieve for one moment on my account; and should many of you live to see the time when you will not blush to own your relation to Old John Brown, it will not be more strange than many things that have happened.
I fod and Saviour of you all.
Farewell, till we meet again.
Your friend, in truth, John Brown.
Letter to his wife.
Charlestown, Jefferson Co., Va., 16th Nov., 1859.
My dear Wife: I write you in answer to a most kind letter, of November 13, from dear Mrs.--. I owe her ten thousand thanks for her kindness to you particularly, and more especially than for what she has done, and is doing, in a more direct way for me personally.
Although I feel grateful for every expression of kind