Brown, John Willcox, 1833-1914
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
J. Willcox Brown and Turner Macfarland Letters
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 00083
Scope and Contents
Contains bound letterbooks. The first contains letters written by J. Willcox Brown to Ellen Turner Macfarland. The second contains her letters back to him.
John Thompson Brown Letters
Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 85, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 00506
Content Description Series of letters, bound into a black volume with gold embossing around its edge. The letters span from 1828- 1857 but the bulk of the letters are from 1830- 1833. Brown writes to an assortment of recipients and from varied places such as Petersburg, Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, and Baltimore, Maryland. Topics in his letters include politics, Brown was a member of the House of Delegates for Virginia, love, business, and family affairs. One later letter laments the ill health of his...