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Adams, Anne Brown (1843-1926) to Alexander M. Ross

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03007.09 Author/Creator: Adams, Anne Brown (1843-1926) Place Written: Bridgeville, California Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 22 February 1880 Pagination: 3 p. ; 20 x 13.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Thanks him for the books he sent, offers to send him "curiosities" from California, such as plants. Praises him for his friendship with and appreciation of Thoreau.

Background Information: Anne Brown Adams was the daughter of John Brown. Alexander M. Ross was a famous Canadian naturalist, also a prominent abolitionist and a strong supporter of John Brown.

People: Adams, Anne Brown, 1843-1926
Ross, Alexander Milton, 1832-1897
Brown, John, 1800-1859
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: African American HistoryJohn BrownAbolitionSlaveryWoman AuthorWomen's HistoryLiterature and Language ArtsGiftScience and TechnologyAmerican WestFriendshipTranscendentalistGeography and Natural History

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