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John Brown, Jr. was one of abolitionist John Brown's sons. He came to Kansas Territory in February, 1855, along with his brothers Jason, Owen, Salmon, and Frederick, and settled near Osawatomie. He was involved in numerous free state activities and, for a time, was one of the free state prisoners held near Lecompton, Kansas Territory. He also served as the commander of a free state militia company.

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Item Number: 90638
Call Number: B Brown John Jr. *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90638

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