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Item Number: 101246
Title: Letter, Augustus Wattles to Mr. [George W.?] Brown
Description: Augustus Wattles, a loyal defender of John Brown, wrote to [George W.?] Brown requesting reimbursement for some $700 he had lost in the cause. Although Wattles had not expected to recoup his losses, and in fact had planned "to give all these items gratis to the free state cause," he had heard "a committee" had funds for that purpose, and he was ill and in need of money. His claim included a couple horses, a mule, and room and board for various free state people he had taken in when they were in need of shelter.
Dates: October 15, 1856
Number of Images: 3
Call Number: James Blood Collection, # 281, Box 1, Folder 1
Location of Original: KSHS
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