Brown, Frederick (1830-1856) to John Brown
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04463.03 Author/Creator: Brown, Frederick (1830-1856) Place Written: Osawatomie, Kansas Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 28 April 1855 Pagination: 2 p. ; 25 x 20 cm.
Journey to Kansas, staking claims in Osawatomie, and plans to build a settlement. Says he, Owen, and Salmon arrived in Osawatomie, without John Jr. and Jason, and have found good land. They "intend to put up some cabbins and get to ploughing as quick as possible." Says he has the Ague, Calves are doing well, mentions their relatives the Adair family. Written to his father.
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