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Abolitionist John Brown disguised himself as a surveyor to monitor the activities of proslavery forces in the Kansas Territory. This painting by Samuel J. Reader depicts Brown approaching a Free State camp on Pony Creek in Brown County, Kansas Territory, on August 3, 1856. Reader is the sentry approaching him.

Creator: Samuel J. Reader
Date: 1906

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Item Number: 209883
KSHS Identifier: 1983.5338.1

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