Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3108
Overview Contains letters, documents, letter-books, manuscripts and articles relating to John Brown and John Brown, Jr. Topics include abolitionist activities, including those in Kansas and Harpers Ferry, farm business, and family matters. Included are bits of fatherly advice, insight into the wool industry of the mid-1800's, eyewitness commentary on events in the abolitionist movement, and a phrenological description of John Brown. Names mentioned are Jason Brown, Owen Brown, Frederick Douglass, John...
Collection Number: A&M.0734
Scope and Contents Additional business records of the firm operating under the names of M.J. Garrison and Bro., in Wadestown, W.Va., including cash books, bank books and ledgers. Business activities include the operation of a general store; livestock purchase and sale; wool purchase and sale, principally in the capacity of purchasing agent for James Auld and Son; school and county orders cashed for teaching, and building of the Range Bridge. Quarterly post office financial reports; Wadestown Telephone Co., sale...