John Brown Letter, 1855

Title: John Brown Letter, 1855
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John Brown was an abolitionist who moved with his family to Kansas Territory in 1855 so he could participate in the fight to keep Kansas from becoming a slave state. In this letter, he discusses his move to Kansas with his family and second wife, Mary Anne Day, providing a description of life in mid-19th century Kansas.
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