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  Letter, [John Brown, Jr.] to [John Brown]
Author: Brown, Jr., John
Date: August 14, 1856

Although this document is unsigned, it is almost certainly a letter from John Brown, Jr., to his father. The former was at a "camp" near Lecompton, still in the custody of territorial officials, and he wanted his father to come for a visit. John, Jr. provides instructions on how this might be done safely; he believed it could be, but warned, "don't let them get you."

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: John Brown Collection, #299, Box 1, Folder 17
Item Number: 102544              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Babcock, Carmi William; Brown, John, 1800-1859; Brown, John, Jr.; Free state cause; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Lecompton, Kansas Territory; Prisoners
 
 

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