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  Letter, John S. [Stillman] Brown to Dear Son William
Author: Brown, John S.
Date: June 21, 1857

This letter, written from Lawrence, Kansas Territory, is a tender, heartfelt piece of correspondence, speaking of the joys and triumphs of living in a new land. Brown enjoyed his time in Kansas, preaching at a local church and working on his claim. He outlined for his son, who was away at boarding school, his typical day to day activities, which included cooking, gardening, and housekeeping. He also spoke of the currently peaceful state of affairs in Kansas.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: John Stillman Brown Collection, #300, Box 1, Folder 13
Item Number: 101717 Number of images: 4
Keywords: Brown, John S.; Churches; Domestics; Household activities; Houses; Vegetables

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