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James Redpath came to Kansas Territory as a reporter for the "New York Tribune," but he soon became a participant in the free state cause. He was involved with abolitionist John Brown and wrote a biography of Brown ("The Public Life of Capt. John Brown, by James Redpath, with an Auto-Biography of His Childhood and Youth by John") that was published in 1860. Redpath reported on the free state movement in Topeka, Kansas Territory.

Date: Between 1856 and 1860

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Item Number: 90673
Call Number: B Redpath James *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90673

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