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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Letters from Aaron D. Stevens to his brother and sisters
|Aaron D. Stevens to his brother Henry concerning voting on the Lecompton Constitution
|3 October 1857
|Stevens, Aaron D. (1831-1860)
|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.
|John Brown Slavery African American History Abolition Children and Family Photography Election Politics Government and Civics State Constitution
|Stevens, Aaron D. (1831-1860) Brown, John (1800-1859)
|Slavery & Abolition; African Americans; Children & Family; Government & Politics
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859