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Soon after his return from Lawrence, where he and other volunteers had successfully defended that place, John Brown wrote from Osawatomie to give his family "a brief account of the invasion," the so-called Wakarusa War. As it turned out, Brown provided some interesting details about their preparations and arrival in the besieged city and the negotiations that were ongoing when the Browns came on the scene. The Free State leaders, according to Brown, skillfully accomplished and signed an agreement with Governor Shannon that was "much to their own liking."

Creator: Brown, John, 1800-1859
Date: December 16, 1855

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Item Number: 4253
Call Number: John Brown Coll. #299 Box 1 Folder 15
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 4253

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