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  Letter, Ruth [Brown Thompson] to Dear Mother [Mary Brown]
Author: Brown Thompson, Ruth
Date: November 15, 1854

From the family's place in North Elba, New York, daughter Ruth wrote to say that "Father arrived here last night and is well with the exception of a cold." To quickly, she "rejoiced to hear that he has given up the idea of going to Kansas," and instead, Ruth now believed, would be moving to North Elba. Ruth wrote of the preparations she and husband Henry Thompson would make for Mary Brown's move and of other members of the family.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: John Brown Collection, #299, Box 1, Folder 14
Item Number: 102504              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Brown, John, 1800-1859; Brown, John, Jr.; Brown, Mary Ann Day, 1816-1884; Kansas Territory; North Elba, New York; Thompson, Ruth (Brown)
 
 

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