Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Journal of Amos A. Lawrence, October 24, 1859

G. L. Stearns came at my request. He told me that the rifles were the lot which were turned over to “Old Brown” by the National Committee; he did not suppose that they would be used for an insurrection, but only to defend the Kansas settlers.

SOURCE: William Lawrence, Life of Amos A. Lawrence: With Extracts from His Diary and Correspondence, p. 131

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