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Collection Reference Number GLC03007.41
From Archive Folder Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross 
Title Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross wondering whether rumours of her brother's death are true and commenting on an attempt to write for Cosmopolitan Magazine
Date 12 May 1895
Author Adams, Anne Brown (1843-1926)  
Recipient Ross, Alexander Milton  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Has heard that her brother, John Brown Jr., is dead, but is not sure if this is true. Worries the sad news might be bad for her sister Ruth's health. Tried to write an article for Cosmopolitan Magazine, but poor health prevented her. John Brown Jr. died ten days before this letter was written.
Subjects African American History  John Brown  Abolition  Slavery  Woman Author  Women's History  Children and Family  Death  Journalism  Health and Medical  
People Adams, Anne Brown (1843-1926)  Ross, Alexander Milton (1832-1897)  Brown, John (1800-1859)  Brown, John, Jr. (1821-1895)  
Place written Petrolia, 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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