Inventory of the Charles Brown Papers, 1792-1888. Brown, Charles Papers, 1792-1888. Mss. 39.1 B84

Inventory of the Charles Brown Papers, 1792-1888.


Collection Number Mss. 39.1 B84


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Funding: Web version of the finding aid funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Processed by: Special Collections Staff, ca. 1938.

Repository
Special Collections, College of William and Mary
Collection number
Mss. 39.1 B84
Title
Charles Brown Papers, 1792-1888.
Extent
896 items
Orgination
Charles Brown
Language
English
Abstract
Letters, accounts and legal papers of Dr. Charles Brown.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Restrictions on Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Preferred Citation

Charles Brown Papers, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Acquisition Information

Purchased ca. 1938

Biographical/Historical Information

Charles Brown was a physician who resided in Charlottesville, Virginia in the early nineteenth century and who served as sheriff of Albemarle County, Virginia.

Scope and Content Information

Letters, accounts and legal papers of Dr. Charles Brown. Collection includes letters, 1813-1818, concerning patients (including slaves). Includes land signed by Henry Lee and John Tyler, items relating to "Actonplace" [Acton] English estate of William Jennings and plats of land in Albemarle County, Virginia; as well as letters of members of the Brown family.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection has been arranged chronologically by date with those items without dates located at the end.

Organization

These papers have been organized into four series and two sub-series: 1. Letters,1813-1877 (Folders 1-4); 2. Accounts and Papers of Charles Brown, 1810-1877 (Folders 5-8); 3. Papers relating to Other Members of the Brown family, 1751-1888 (Folder 9); 4. Papers belonging to other persons, 1796-1850(Folder 9).

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COMPONENT LIST AND DESCRIPTIONS

Letters, 1813-1877.. 1-4, Folder
Series 1: Letters

Letters that were sent to or written by Charles Brown.

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Accounts and Papers of Charles Brown, 1810-1877.. 5-8, Folder
Series 2: Accounts and Papers of Charles Brown

Important accounts and papers that were kept and used by Charles Brown

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Papers relating to other members of the Brown family, 1751-1888.. 9, Folder
Series 3: Papers relating to other members of the Brown Family

Included are letters, accounts, boundary and land identifications, and estate settlement papers.

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Papers belong to other persons, 1796-1850.. 9, Folder
Series 4: Papers belonging to other persons

Papers that were created for or by persons other than the Brown family and found among Charles Brown's papers.

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