Joseph E. Brown papers, [ca. 1861-1890].

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Brown, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894. Joseph E. Brown papers, [ca. 1861-1890].

Joseph E. Brown papers, [ca. 1861-1890].

The collection consists of papers of Joseph E. Brown from ca. 1861-1890. The papers include a small collection of letters between Brown and B.T. Beauregard, Rufus B. Bullock, Howell Cobb, Jefferson Davis, Andrew Johnson, Alexander H. Stephens, and Henry H. Tucker mainly regarding Georgia politics during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Also contains some material relating to Brown's son, Elijah A. Brown including a 1867 diary he kept while attending the University of Georgia; newspaper clippings pertaining to the death of Joseph E. Brown and his widow; and some legal documents.

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Brown, Elijah, 1744-1816

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Bullock, Rufus B. (Rufus Brown), 1834-1907

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Tucker, Henry H. (Henry Holcombe), 1819-1898

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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875

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Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868

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Beauregard, B. T.

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