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J. Wilcox Brown and Turner Macfarland Letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 00083

Scope and Contents

Contains letters from J. Wilcox Brown, Henry Brown Jr., circa 1828-1840 to family members and letters to and from J. Willcox Brown and Turner Macfarland, 1864-1867; as well as microflim and photocopies of the J. Willcox Brown and Turner Macfarland correspondence.


  • 1828-1867


Language of Materials


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Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

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Biographical Information:

Henry James Brown was born 12 October 1811. He studied with George Caleb Bingham and Thomas Sully. He was a portrait painter and a Methodist clergyman and farmer. He married Susan Ann Hobson and died 9 April 1855. His daughter was Salina Brown who married J. S. Worsham. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


1.00 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:


Related Materials:

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers, 1790- 1929, (I) Mss. 65 B 85

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers, 1791- 1920, (II) Mss. 65 B 855

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers, 1838- 1964, (III) Mss. 65 B 8555
Guide to the J. Wilcox Brown and Turner Macfarland Letters
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository