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  Letter, John Brown to Dear Wife [Mary Brown] & Children All
Author: Brown, John , 1800-1859
Date: September 4, 1855

In Scott Co., Iowa ("about 4 miles West of the Mississippi"), on his way to Kansas Territory, John Brown wrote the family to say all was well despite some delays caused by their freight in Chicago and a sick horse. Brown commented mostly on the nature of there journey to date and some miscellaneous business matters.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: John Brown Collection, #299, Box 1, Folder 15
Item Number: 102507              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Brown, John, 1800-1859; Brown, Mary Ann Day, 1816-1884; Brown, Oliver; Brown, Watson, 1835-1859; Chicago, Illinois; Iowa; Kansas City, Missouri; Missouri; Travel
 
 

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