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Collection Reference Number GLC07231.05
From Archive Folder Letters from Aaron D. Stevens to his brother and sisters 
Title Aaron D. Stevens to his sister on arguments over slavery and abolition in Kansas
Date 29 April 1857
Author Stevens, Aaron D. (1831-1860)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Hopes his sister and brother are not "old liners," i.e. that they support his anti-slavery efforts in the "Kansas War." Mentions "Miss Brown" (likely a daughter of John Brown) in reference to his wish that more "yankey" girls would come to Kansas so he could find a wife.
Subjects John Brown  Slavery  African American History  Abolition  Bleeding Kansas  Women's History  Marriage  
People Stevens, Aaron D. (1831-1860)  Brown, John (1800-1859)  
Place written Topeka, Kansas
Theme Slavery & Abolition; African Americans; Children & Family; Women in American History
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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