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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 thanking him for his friendship and the books he has sent
|22 February 1880
|Adams, Anne Brown (1843-1926)
|Ross, Alexander Milton
|Thanks him for the books he sent, offers to send him "curiosities" from California, such as plants. Praises him for his friendship with and appreciation of Thoreau.
|African American History John Brown Abolition Slavery Woman Author Women's History Literature and Language Arts Gift Science and Technology American West Friendship Transcendentalism Geography and Natural History
|Adams, Anne Brown (1843-1926) Ross, Alexander Milton (1832-1897) Brown, John (1800-1859) Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862)
|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