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George Washington Brown, editor of the "Herald of Freedom" newspaper, was one of seven free-state leaders arrested on May 14, 1856, on charges of high treason and held prisoner by federal troops near Lecompton, Kansas Territory. Writing to his mother on the day before his arrest, Brown expresses concern that his life could be in danger. He instructes his mother to use his estate to provide support for the "Herald of Freedom."

Creator: Brown, George W. (George Washington), 1820-1915
Date: May 13, 1856

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Item Number: 90480
Call Number: George Washington Brown Coll. #297 Box 1 Folder 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90480

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