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  Letter, Owen Brown to Dear Son John [Brown]
Author: Brown, Owen , 1771-1856
Date: March 27, 1856

Owen Brown, who died at age 85 on May 8, 1856, wrote his son, John Brown, about mundane family matters, his delight at the regular arrival of letters from his son, and his faith in God. He also mentioned correspondence with Congressman J. R. Giddings and the vote in Congress to send a committee "to Kansas to investigate the situation."

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: John Brown Collection, #299, Box 1, Folder 16
Item Number: 102524              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Brown, John, 1800-1859; Brown, Owen, 1771-1856; Giddings, Joshua R. (Joshua Reed), 1795-1864; Howard Committee (see also Congressional Report 200); Religion; United States. Congress
 
 

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