Skip Redundent Navigation
Territorial Kansas Online 1854-1861 Explore Topics Territorial A-Z Map Lesson Plans  
Back to search results

Item Description
  Letter, John S. [Stillman] Brown to Dear Son William
Author: Brown, John S.
Date: June 21, 1857

This letter, written from Lawrence, Kansas Territory, is a tender, heartfelt piece of correspondence, speaking of the joys and triumphs of living in a new land. Brown enjoyed his time in Kansas, preaching at a local church and working on his claim. He outlined for his son, who was away at boarding school, his typical day to day activities, which included cooking, gardening, and housekeeping. He also spoke of the currently peaceful state of affairs in Kansas.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: John Stillman Brown Collection, #300, Box 1, Folder 13
Item Number: 101717              Number of images: 4
Keywords: Brown, John S.; Churches; Domestics; Household activities; Houses; Vegetables
 
 

Transcript available

page 1
pg. 1
page 2
pg. 2
page 3
pg. 3
page 4
pg. 4

Full document metadata
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

The current URL is http://www.territorialkansasonline.org/~imlskto/cgi-bin/index.php?SCREEN=show_document&document_id=101717&S
CREEN_FROM=keyword&selected_keyword=Houses&startsearchat=0.
This file was last modified September 12 2013 04:09:26 PM.