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From Moneka, Kansas, John wrote to William Hutchinson regarding his (Brown's) "Revolvers," which had been distributed on loan to others in Kansas. Brown had been spending some weeks near the Kansas-Missouri border, "on the claim upon which the whole sale murders [Marias des Cygnes Massacre, May 19, 1858] were committed," as a show of force to more would-be invaders.

Creator: Brown, John, 1800-1859
Date: August 3, 1858

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Item Number: 4866
Call Number: John Brown Coll. #299 Box 1 Folder 32
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 4866

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