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Collection Reference Number GLC07231.08
From Archive Folder Letters from Aaron D. Stevens to his brother and sisters 
Title Aaron D. Stevens to his sister on his dedication to the cause of freedom
Date 8 April 1858
Author Stevens, Aaron D. (1831-1860)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Reminisces about childhood. Gives news of travels "all over New Mexico Kansas Nebraska Iowa and some in Illinois & Indiana." Outlines his commitment to the cause of "Human Freedom," saying "[I] expect to be in it untill slavery is done away in the United States, at least and I hope it will not be long now, untill every slave shall be free if it cost half of there masters." Lastly, mentions that he is also a "woman rights man."
Subjects John Brown  Slavery  African American History  Abolition  Immigration and Migration  Women's History  Reform Movement  
People Stevens, Aaron D. (1831-1860)  Brown, John (1800-1859)  
Place written Springdale, Iowa
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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