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This letter, written by Mary Brown from Lawrence, Kansas Territory, was addressed to her brother, William, who was studying at Phillip Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. Mary and William were the children of John Stillman Brown, a Unitarian minister who lived west of Lawrence. The main focus of the letter is the story of how Dr. John Doy was captured by Missourians while aiding twelve fugitive slaves. Mary was convinced that someone had told the Missourians about the plan of escape. She also mentioned her father's religious work, and "Old" John Brown's work to free Missouri slaves.

Creator: Brown, Mary Ann Day, 1816-1884
Date: January 30, 1859

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Item Number: 3399
Call Number: John Stillman Brown Coll. #300 Box 1 Folder 14
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 3399

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