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  Letter, Henry H. Williams to Capt'n. [John] Brown
Author: Williams, Henry H.
Date: October 12, 1857

With regard to the recent legislative election, Henry Williams of Osawatomie informed Brown that "it went off right" largely because the Free State men were throughly organized for their protection and the protection of the ballot box. Williams himself led a company of 80 men and believe word of the preparedness contributed to a quiet and successful election day.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: John Brown Collection, #299, Box 1, Folder 28
Item Number: 102655              Number of images: 4
Keywords: Border disputes and warfare - Free state perspective; Border ruffians; Brown, John, 1800-1859; Election fraud; Election, Territorial Legislature, October 1857; Free state militia; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Sharps rifles; Stubbs militia company; Tabor, Iowa; Weapons (see also Guns); Williams, Henry H.
 
 

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