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Item Number: 100362
Title: Letter, Owen Brown to S. L. Adair and Family
Description: Owen Brown wrote from Munroe Falls Ohio to Samuel and Florella Adair in Osawatomie, Kansas that his son John Brown will start for Kansas Territory in a week. He mentioned that he has a "warlike spirit" and that it is necessary for defense but he hopes nothing more. He also expressed some of his religious beliefs. The letter contained a postscript written by John Brown. Florella Brown Adair was a half sister of John Brown.
Dates: August 8, 1855
Number of Images: 2
Call Number: Samuel and Florella Adair Collection, #161, Box 3, Folder 11
Location of Original: KSHS
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