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  Letter, N. Hawkins [John Brown] to Dear Wife [Mary Brown] & Children every one
Author: Brown, John , 1800-1859; Hawkins, N.
Date: August 17, 1857

Using the alias Nelson Hawkins, John Brown wrote his family from Tabor, Iowa, on August 17, 1857, regarding some family matters and their slow trip to Kansas. He seems to suggest that if things continue quiet in K.T. he might soon direct his attention to the East.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: John Brown Collection, #299, Box 1, Folder 26
Item Number: 102637 Number of images: 1
Keywords: Brown, John, 1800-1859; Brown, Mary Ann Day, 1816-1884; Free state cause; Hawkins, N.; Iowa; Tabor, Iowa

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