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Henry James Brown papers, 1829-1884, Cow Creek, Missouri : also California and Virginia, accession number 9930.

Author: Henry James Brown; University of Virginia. Library.
Publisher: Bethesda, MD : University Publications of America, ©2001.
Series: Records of ante-bellum southern plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War., Series E,, Part 6,, Selections from the University of Virginia Library., Virginia plantations ;, reel 2.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Manuscript : Microfilm   Archival Material : English
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The collection contains business and personal correspondence, 1829-1854, of Henry James Brown and Robert Walton Brown regarding the administration of the Brown family lands, duties as postmasters for Cow Creek, Mo., portraits, Missouri and Virginia social matters, the terminal illness of Robert Walton Brown, the administration of Henry James Brown's Missouri hemp plantation, the 1849 cholera epidemic, western  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Archives
Correspondence
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Named Person: Brown family; Henry James Brown; Robert Walton Brown; Worsham family; Thomas Sully
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry James Brown; University of Virginia. Library.
OCLC Number: 232962179
Notes: Title from reel guide.
Accompanied by a printed reel guide.
Description: 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
Series Title: Records of ante-bellum southern plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War., Series E,, Part 6,, Selections from the University of Virginia Library., Virginia plantations ;, reel 2.

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The collection contains business and personal correspondence, 1829-1854, of Henry James Brown and Robert Walton Brown regarding the administration of the Brown family lands, duties as postmasters for Cow Creek, Mo., portraits, Missouri and Virginia social matters, the terminal illness of Robert Walton Brown, the administration of Henry James Brown's Missouri hemp plantation, the 1849 cholera epidemic, western migration and the California gold rush, the Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute, and a fugitive slave. The papers also include Henry James Brown's journal, ca. 1844-1848, describing events of a journey from Virginia to Missouri and costs incurred, sketches of trees, other Brown and Worsham family correspondence, 1843-1884, regarding family matters, some bills, receipts and newspaper clippings.

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