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James Burnett Abbott , 1818-1897, was involved in various free state activities and in some of the territorial conflicts in Kansas Territory. He acquired the so-called "Abbott howitzer" in Kansas City and participated in the rescues of both John Doy and Jacob Branson. He was involved in the Battle of Black Jack and was acquainted with abolitionist John Brown. He lived in De Soto, Kansas Territory.

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Item Number: 90642
Call Number: B Abbott James *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90642

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