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  Letter, J. [James] H. Lane to Dear Genl. [John Brown]
Author: Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866
Date: September 29, 1857

James H. Lane wrote from Falls City, Nebraska Territory, to John Brown in Tabor, Iowa, urging Brown to get guns and ammunition to Kansas as soon as possible. Lane wanted Brown's help in preventing proslavery supporters from disrupting the October 7, 1857, election for representatives to the territorial legislature.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: John Brown Collection, #299, Box 1, Folder 27
Item Number: 102647              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Ammunition; Brown, John, 1800-1859; Election fraud; Election, Territorial Legislature, October 1857; Elections; Guns; Iowa; Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866; Nebraska Territory; Weapons (see also Guns)
 
 

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