Brown, John, 1757-1837

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Politician, first U.S. senator from Kentucky.

From the description of John Brown : papers, 1788-1805. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46737637

Born in Staunton, Virginia, the son of Rev. John and Margaret Brown. Moved to Danville, Kentucky, in 1783 and was selected as that district's representative in the Virginia Senate. Served in the Continental Congress' U.S. House of Representatives; and was the first senator from Kentucky in 1792.

From the description of Letter, 26 November 1827. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46737639

John Brown: Senator, Kentucky legislator; studied at Princeton; one of the Rockbridge soldiers under Lafayette; continued education at William and Mary; studied law with Thomas Jefferson; active in the process of securing statehood for Kentucky; U.S. Senator for Kentucky, 1792-1805.

Preston Brown: army officer; B.A., Yale, 1892, M.A., 1920; promoted through grades to major general, 1925.

From the description of Colonel John Brown and Major General Preston Brown papers, 1763-1865 (inclusive), 1783-1841 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165894

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creatorOf Brown, John, 1757-1837. John Brown papers : surveys, court papers, and tax lists, 1786-1836. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn Harry Innes Papers, 1754-1900, (bulk 1780-1850) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Innes, Harry, 1752-1816. Harry Innes letter : 1787. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn United States. Constitutional Convention (1787). United States Constitutional Convention microfilm collection, 1787-1791 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Quarles, Tunstal. Tunstal Quarles promissory note, 1802 Dec. 13. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn Tardiveau, Barthelemi, d. 1801. Letters, 1788-1789. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Stuart, Archibald, 1757-1832. Papers : of Archibald Stuart, 1786-1822. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Stewart, J. Adger (Joseph Adger), Collector, 1877-1954. Collection, 1555-1976. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Shelby Family Papers, 1738-1916, (bulk 1757-1829) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Innes, Harry, 1752-1816. Harry Innes collection, 1772-1890 (bulk 1772-1807). Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn Hinde, Thomas S. (Thomas Spottswood), 1785-1846. Draper manuscripts: Thomas Spottswood Hinde papers, 1807-1845. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Patterson, Robert, 1753-1827. Draper manuscripts: Robert Patterson papers, 1758-1855. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Brown, Orlando, 1801-1867. Orlando Brown : papers, 1780-1898. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Brown, John, 1757-1837. Letter, 26 November 1827. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Breckinridge, James, 1763-1833. Papers of James Breckinridge, 1780-1909. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
referencedIn Bible record for the John Brown family, 1685-1863. New England Historic Genealogical Society
referencedIn Preston, William, 1729-1783. Draper manuscripts: William Preston papers, 1731-1791. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn James Brown Papers, 1765-1867, (bulk 1800-1810) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Wendell family papers, 1620-1921 Houghton Library
creatorOf Brown, John, 1757-1837. Colonel John Brown and Major General Preston Brown papers, 1763-1865 (inclusive), 1783-1841 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Innes, Harry, 1752-1816. Harry Innes papers, 1775-1815. University of Kentucky Libraries
creatorOf Innes, Harry, 1752-1816. Papers, 1784-1808. Newberry Library
referencedIn Brown, James, 1766-1835. James Brown papers, 1765-1867 (bulk 1800-1810). Library of Congress
referencedIn Brown family. Brown family : papers, 1799-1846. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Brown, John, 1757-1837. John Brown : papers, 1788-1805. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Innes, Harry, 1752-1816. Harry Innes papers, 1754-1900 (bulk 1780-1850). Library of Congress
referencedIn Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826. Isaac Shelby : papers, 1760-1839. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Kentucky Board of War. Letter : Danville, [Ky.], to the commanding officer of Mason County, [Ky.], 1791 July 5. Newberry Library
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associatedWith Brown, Samuel, 1769-1830. person
associatedWith Clay, Henry, 1777-1852. person
associatedWith Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Garrard, James. 1749-1822. person
associatedWith Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804. person
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associatedWith Logan, Benjamin, 1743-1802. person
associatedWith Madison, James, 1751-1836. person
associatedWith Marshall, Humphrey, 1760-1841. person
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associatedWith Meredith, Samuel, 1741-1817. person
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Birth 1757-09-12

Death 1837-08-29

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