John Brown Letters

The Case:

A woman in Sacramento, California, has reason to believe she may be a relative of John Brown, the 19th-century abolitionist.

Do her grandmother's letters prove that she is a descendant of the historical figure?

The History Detectives attempt to answer her query once and for all with a series of investigations into the authenticity of the letters and her family tree.

Will this investigation prove to be a crucial piece in the puzzle of her family history?

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Season 1, Episode 6

Tukufu Zuberi Location:
Sacramento, California

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