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  Letter, John Brown to Genl. Jas. H. Lane
Author: Brown, John , 1800-1859
Date: September 30, 1857

At the end of September 1857, Brown wrote to tell Lane that it would "be next to impossible in my poor state of health" to travel to K.T. "on such very short notice. I think, considering all the uncertainties of the case, want of teams, &c, that I should do wrong to set out. I am disappointed in the extreme."

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: John Brown Collection, #299, Box 1, Folder 27
Item Number: 102648              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Brown, John, 1800-1859; Election, Territorial Legislature, October 1857; Free state cause; Free state militia; Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866; Tabor, Iowa; Transportation; Travel

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