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Letters to Joseph Emerson Brown

Letters to Joseph Emerson Brown

Descriptive Summary

Title: Letters to Joseph Emerson Brown
Creator: Brown, Joseph E., (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894
Inclusive Dates: 1885 January 8-April 2
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3163
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Joseph Emerson Brown (1821-1894) was a lawyer, Georgia Governor (1857-1865), and U. S. Senator (1880-1890). For more information, see the article Joseph E. Brown at the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of letters written to Joseph Emerson Brown in 1885 while he was a senator in Washington, D. C. Most of the correspondents are asking Brown for a recommendation for a job for themselves or for others. Jobs mentioned include U. S. Marshal, Surveyor of Customs, Deputy Revenue Collector, and Postmaster. Correspondents include Augustus R. Wright, Henry H. Tucker, and James Buchanan Eads.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Letters to Joseph Emerson Brown, ms3163, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2015.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Brown, Joseph E., (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894 -- Correspondence
Eads, James Buchanan, 1820-1887 -- Correspondence
Employment references -- United States.
Legislators -- Correspondence.
Letters of recommendation.
Tucker, Henry H. (Henry Holcombe), 1819-1898 -- Correspondence
Wright, Augustus Romaldus, 1813-1891 -- Correspondence

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1885 January 8-April 2