Skip Redundent Navigation
Territorial Kansas Online 1854-1861 Explore Topics Territorial A-Z Map Lesson Plans  
Back to search results

Item Description
  Letter, J. [James] H. Lane to Dr Sir [John Brown]
Author: Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866
Date: October 30, 1857

On October 30, 1857, from Falls City [Nebraska Territory ? ], Jim Lane wrote to urge Brown to do all he could "to get the guns to Kansas." He actually believed they would probably not be needed, but "One thing is certain if they are to do her any good it will be in the next few days."

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: John Brown Collection, #299, Box 1, Folder 28
Item Number: 102658              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Border disputes and warfare - Free state perspective; Brown, John, 1800-1859; Guns; Jayhawkers; Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866; Weapons (see also Guns)

Transcript available

page 1
pg. 1

Full document metadata

The current URL is