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Collection Reference Number GLC03007.18
From Archive Folder Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross 
Title Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross about newspaper articles and people's opinions of her father, John Brown
Date 28 December 1887
Author Adams, Anne Brown (1843-1926)  
Recipient Ross, Alexander Milton  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discussing newspaper articles related to her father, John Brown, and others' opinions of him. "I find now, since all the men who had any knowledge of his affairs, have written recollections and confessions, that he told me more of his plans than he ever confided to his most intimate friends." Discusses her troubles studying when younger, vegetarian diets, tooth decay, and Ross' plan to feed every Englishman for nine cents a day.
Subjects African American History  John Brown  Abolition  Slavery  Woman Author  Women's History  Journalism  Literature and Language Arts  Friendship  Children and Family  Education  Diet and Nutrition  Health and Medical  Global History and Civics  Finance  
People Adams, Anne Brown (1843-1926)  Ross, Alexander Milton (1832-1897)  Brown, John (1800-1859)  
Place written Rohnerville, California
Theme Slavery & Abolition; Women in American History; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information 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.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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