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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 discussing the slaves who he helped escape, her attempts to have his writings published and the hardships of motherhood
|16 January 1886
|Adams, Anne Brown (1843-1926)
|Ross, Alexander Milton
|Hopes he enjoyed seeing "your 'refugees,'" probably referring to the slaves which Ross helped escape before emancipation. Says "It is well that we sometimes are allowed to reap a rich harvest of gratitude for our labors for others, in this world, if we did not we might sometimes become weary in well doings." Is still forwarding his works on John Brown to a San Francisco paper in the hope they will be published. Mentions hardships of motherhood and approach of Christmas.
|African American History John Brown Abolition Slavery Refugees Runaway Slave Fugitive Slave Act Emancipation Literature and Language Arts Journalism Holidays and Celebrations Children and Family Woman Author Women's History
|Adams, Anne Brown (1843-1926) Ross, Alexander Milton (1832-1897) Brown, John (1800-1859)
|Slavery & Abolition; Women in American History; Children & Family
|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