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  Letter, J. [James] H. Lane to Sir [John Brown]
Author: Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866
Date: September 7, 1857

James H. Lane, whose extant correspondence is scarce, here wrote from Lawrence to John Brown regarding his (Lane's) efforts "in perfecting an organization for the protection of the ballot box at the October Election," and Lane encouraged Brown to come "with all the materials you have." Lane was confident Brown could enter the territory safely but offered all required assistance--protection, transport, etc.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: John Brown Collection, #299, Box 1, Folder 27
Item Number: 102643 Number of images: 1
Keywords: Brown, John, 1800-1859; Election, Territorial Legislature, October 1857; Free state cause; Free state militia; Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Militia; Weapons (see also Guns); Whitman, E. B.

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