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 father and the sudden death of his dear brother, Henry.
There are also a few letters from J. Wilcox to John Thompson Brown relating to legal and business matters.
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John Thompson Brown Letters, 1828- 1833, bulk 1830- 1833, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/7531 Accessed October 24, 2020.