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Orville Chester Brown to unknown

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Creator: Brown, Orville Chester, 1811-1904

Date: September 2, 1856

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Orville Chester Brown Coll. #301 Box 1 Folder 7

Unit ID: 2672

Abstract: This eloquent letter, presumably written by Orville Chester Brown, provides an example of the free state perspective on the events of 1856. It includes references to a number of key personalities and places that played a vital role during the struggle for Kansas. Brown writes that "Kansas is the scene of bloody strife," as "2000 armed men" from Missouri were rumored to have crossed into Kansas.

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Title (Main title): Orville Chester Brown to unknown


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Local Note: TKO Doc ID 101650