ummer, and called on me, and told me what he had been doing in Kansas.
His story was such that I told him I did not think he had done wrong.
He professed to have acted solely for the protection of himself and his neighbors, and said he went to Missouri to help the slaves escape, merely to frighten the Missourians, and keep them from going to Kansas to disturb the people, and that he was successful in it. I cannot learn that he spoke to any one in this region of his Harper's Ferry enterprise, aer read — an unconscious and unintentional, but no less resplendent eulogium on the character of my friend. . . Brown was here about a year ago, and spent several days.
He talked freely with his friends in respect to his running off slaves from Missouri.
He seemed to feel that he had a special mission in respect to slavery, and he justified the running off of slaves, not on the ground of personal vengeance for the bitter wrongs he had received, but as an effective mode of operation against th