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Spencer Kellogg Brown, His Life In Kansas And His Death As A Spy, 1842-1863, As Disclosed In His Diary  George Gardner. Smith [Editor]

Spencer Kellogg Brown, His Life In Kansas And His Death As A Spy, 1842-1863, As Disclosed In His Diary

George Gardner. Smith [Editor]

Publication: D Appleton and Company, 1903, New York

First edition. Cloth, 380 pp. + 8 pp. advertisements, frontispiece (extract from Brown's journal in cipher). A general account of events during the Kansas/Missouri border war period and much on events in Missouri during the first half of the war. Also includes much information about "spy" activity along the Mississippi River during the Civil War. Fine, bright copy in the elusive dust jacket that shows moderate edgewear, some light general soiling, and darkening to the spine. Scarce in dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 42266

$150.00