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  Letter, H. [Harris] Stratton to Mr. Brown [John Brown]
Author: Stratton, Harris
Date: August 12, 1856

In this brief note from Topeka, Harris Stratton told John Brown that "Gen Joe Cook" (Jim Lane) wanted Brown to come to Lawrence as they were expecting "a fight on Washington Creek."

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: John Brown Collection, #299, Box 1, Folder 17
Item Number: 102543              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Battles; Border disputes and warfare; Brown, John, 1800-1859; Free state militia; Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Stratton, Harris; Topeka, Kansas Territory; Washington Creek, Kansas Territory

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