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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 newspaper articles and people's opinions of her father, John Brown
|28 December 1887
|Adams, Anne Brown (1843-1926)
|Ross, Alexander Milton
|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.
|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
|Adams, Anne Brown (1843-1926) Ross, Alexander Milton (1832-1897) Brown, John (1800-1859)
|Slavery & Abolition; Women in American History; Health & Medicine
|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