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Collection Reference Number GLC03007.35
From Archive Folder Collection of John Brown documents from Alexander M. Ross 
Title Anne Brown Adams to Alexander M. Ross about her financial struggles and possible plans to write articles about her father for money
Date 7 December 1892
Author Adams, Anne Brown (1843-1926)  
Recipient Ross, Alexander Milton  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discusses her financial struggles and John Brown. Her husband "has not earned a dollar for more than a year" since their is no work to be found, and her crops fared poorly. May try to write articles about her father for money, though "so many people write about him that I fancy people are getting tired of the subject." Promises to tell Ross more about Harpers Ferry once she gets the time. Two attached pages at the end belong with GLC3007.39.
Subjects African American History  John Brown  Abolition  Slavery  Woman Author  Women's History  Finance  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Journalism  Poverty  
People Adams, Anne Brown (1843-1926)  Ross, Alexander Milton (1832-1897)  Brown, John (1800-1859)  
Place written Petrolia, California
Theme Slavery & Abolition; Women in American History
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