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Structures in Franklin and Linn counties

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Date: Between 1830 and 1860

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: FK2.F3 .79 *1-4

Unit ID: 215754

Summary: Three separate images showing cabins relating to John Brown, located near Rantoul, Kansas. The other photograph is of the Charles Hadsell house in Linn County. This photograph also has an inset of John Brown and a cabin he built at the Marais des Cygnes site.

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Title (Main title): Structures in Franklin and Linn counties

Scope and Content

Portions of Collection Not Separately Described:

  1. The Hanway cabin in Lane, Kansas, at one time occupied by John Brown during his time in Kansas.
  2. A picture of James Hanway and possibly his three sons. Captioned, "John Brown's Cabin. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1871, by A. W. Barker, in the office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington,"
  3. Photograph of the Charles Hadsell house in Linn County, with inset photgraphs of John Brown and his cabin.
  4. Photograph taken by Fannie Seymour of a house in Rantoul built by John Brown around 1855-56, for his brother-in-law, Orson Day. Mrs. J. O. Seymour is in the doorway. For more information see correspondence of Theo. W. Morse, March, 1942.


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