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Guide to the John Brown Letter, 1862 MS 199
Nothing is known about the author.
This collection contains a letter written by John Brown to his wife. It was written from Grigsby’s Bluff and gives news of the people there, in particular, their health. Grigsby’s Bluff was located on the Neches River in Eastern Jefferson County. Its name was changed to Port Neches in 1901.
Conditions Governing Access note
This material is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use note
Permission to publish material from the John Brown Letter must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.
John Brown Letter, 1862, MS 199 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
This collection was donated to Fondren Library by Mrs. Halora Adams Burleson in May 1973.