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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross
|Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross about her financial struggles and possible plans to write articles about her father for money
|7 December 1892
|Adams, Anne Brown (1843-1926)
|Ross, Alexander Milton
|Discusses her financial struggles and John Brown. Her husband "has not earned a dollar for more than a year" since their is no work to be found, and her crops fared poorly. May try to write articles about her father for money, though "so many people write about him that I fancy people are getting tired of the subject." Promises to tell Ross more about Harpers Ferry once she gets the time. Two attached pages at the end belong with GLC3007.39.
|African American History John Brown Abolition Slavery Woman Author Women's History Finance Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Journalism Poverty
|Adams, Anne Brown (1843-1926) Ross, Alexander Milton (1832-1897) Brown, John (1800-1859)
|Slavery & Abolition; Women in American History
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
|Anne Brown Adams was the daughter of John Brown. Alexander M. Ross was a famous Canadian naturalist, also a prominent abolitionist and a strong supporter of John Brown.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945