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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 writings about her father
|13 April 1879
|Adams, Anne Brown (1843-1926)
|Ross, Alexander Milton
|Thanks him for "placing my father before the world in his true light" with "a truthful and just estimate of his character and motives" in his writings for the public. Mentions that she was with John Brown just two weeks before his raid, and that she "taught in the Contraband's schools" towards the end of the war. Also discusses personal matters.
|African American History John Brown Abolition Slavery Woman Author Women's History Children and Family Literature and Language Arts Education Contrabands Civil War Military History Union Forces
|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