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Dabney Browne Letter to G. Southall

Identifier: UA 6.088

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One letter from Dabney Browne, a professor at the College of William and Mary, to G. Southall concerning the room and board for members of the Jones family. He states the Jones' would have to sleep in a room without a fireplace and sit in the family sitting room. The charge for board would be 120 dollars each, with a tuition fee of 20 dollars.


  • Creation: 1838 November 1


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Administrative History:

Dabney Brown was a student at the College of William and Mary from 1810-1811 and later Professor of Humanities from 1825-1848.


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Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2015.099 was received sometime prior to 2007.

Related Materials:

University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in April 2015.

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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

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