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Collection Reference Number GLC07231.07
From Archive Folder Letters from Aaron D. Stevens to his brother and sisters 
Title Aaron D. Stevens to his brother Henry concerning voting on the Lecompton Constitution
Date 3 October 1857
Author Stevens, Aaron D. (1831-1860)  
Recipient Stevens, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discusses the upcoming election in Kansas, i.e. the second election over the Lecompton Constitution, the likelihood of free state supporters' defeat, and the influx of border ruffians from Missouri. Was against going into the election. Foresees that the results will lead to violence. Requests for brother to send "degerrotype" of brother and wife. Reminds of taking name of C Whipple.
Subjects John Brown  Slavery  African American History  Abolition  Children and Family  Photography  Election  Politics  Government and Civics  State Constitution  
People Stevens, Aaron D. (1831-1860)  Brown, John (1800-1859)  
Place written Topeka, Kansas
Theme Slavery & Abolition; African Americans; Children & Family; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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