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

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03007.26 Author/Creator: Adams, Anne Brown (1843-1926) Place Written: Petrolia, California Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 29 June 1890 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Discusses bad weather, vaccination of her children, and the evil of most human beings. Recipient inferred from content.

People: Adams, Anne Brown, 1843-1926.
Ross, Alexander Milton, 1832-1897.
Brown, John, 1800-1859.

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Keywords/Subjects: African American History, John Brown, Abolition, Slavery, Woman Author, Women's History, Extreme Weather, Children and Family, Health and Medical, Disease, Morality and Ethics, Religion

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