Mary Brown arrives at James Miller McKim's home in Philadelphia
Mary Brown arrived at James Miller McKim's home in Philadelphia on her way to Virginia. McKim, an alumnus of Dickinson College was a well-known abolitionist and a member of the Philadelphia Vigilance Committee. He and his wife traveled with Mary Brown to visit her husband in the Charles Town Jail before his execution and helped arrange the passage of his body to his final burial place in North Elba, New York. (By John Osborne)
Edward J. Renehan, Jr., The Secret Six: The True Tale of the Men Who Conspired with John Brown (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1997), 216.