Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

John Brown (?)  to James Montgomery - Page
Text Version
58 votes

Like Kansas Memory?
Help us add more items by donating $$$.
Donate to Kansas Memory

This brief letter from a "Friend"--most likely John Brown--to James Montgomery, the Linn County jawhawker, was addressed from "Turkey Creek," January 2, 1859: "Osawattomie men made a drive into Missouri the other night, since which some of the settlers & other friends have made a stand on the line to prevent an invasion. You are requested to hold yourself in readiness to call out reinforcements at a moments notice."

Creator: Brown, John, 1800-1859
Date: January 2, 1859

Bookbag Text Version Share Print

Item Number: 4888
Call Number: John Brown Coll. #299 Box 2 Folder 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 4888

Copyright © 2007-2014 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.