Osawatomie Letters for the years 1855 thru 1859

11 Letters written from the place Osawatomie to 2 people including Mary Brown. Most letters from Osawatomie were written in the year 1858. Several other letters were written in 1855 and 1856.

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  • John Brown Sr letter to Mary Brown.

    Osawatomie, KS -

    Salmon and myself are here again, on our way back from Missouri, where we have been for corn, as what the boys had raised was used up...

  • John Brown Sr letter to Mary Brown.

    Osawatomie, KS - 13 October 1855

    We reached the place where the boys are located one week ago, late at night; at least Henry and Oliver did. I, being tired, stayed behind in our tent...

  • John Brown Sr letter to Mary Brown.

    Osawatomie, KS - 23 November 1855

    I have felt a great deal troubled about your prospects of a cold house to winter in...

  • John Brown Sr letter to Mary Brown.

    Osawatomie, KS - 16 December 1855

    I suppose you have learned the result before this (possibly) , will give a brief account of the invasion in my own way.

  • John Brown Sr letter to Mary Brown.

    Osawatomie, KS - 1 February 1856

    By means of the sale of our horse and wagon, our present wants are tolerably well met...

  • John Brown Sr letter to Mary Brown.

    Osawatomie, KS - 6 February 1856

    It is likely that when the snow goes off, such high water will prevail as will render it difficult for Missouri to invade the Territory...

  • John Brown Sr letter to Mary Brown.

    Osawatomie, KS - 9 September 1858

    Things are now very quiet, so far as I know. What course I shall next take, I cannot tell, till I have more strength.

  • John Brown Sr letter to Mary Brown.

    Osawatomie, KS - 13 September 1858

    I hope you will all learn to put your trust in God, and not become discouraged when you meet with poor success and with losses.

  • John Brown Sr letter to Mary Brown.

    Osawatomie, KS - 11 October 1858

    I can now see no good reason why I should not be located nearer home, as soon as I can collect the means for defraying expenses.

  • John Brown Sr letter to .

    Osawatomie, KS - 2 December 1858

    Dear children... In some of the border counties south, there is the worst feeling at this time, which affords but little prospect of quiet.

  • John Brown Sr letter to .

    Osawatomie, KS - 11 January 1859

    Dear children... I have but a moment in which to tell you that I am in middling health