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Charles Brown Papers, 1792-1888

Charles Brown Papers, 1792-1888
Mss. 39.1 B84
896.0 Items
Scope and Contents

Letters, accounts, and legal papers of Dr. Charles Brown. Collection includes letters, 1813-1818, concerning patients (including slaves).

Includes land signed by Henry Lee and John Tyler, items relating to "Actonplace" [Acton] English estate of William Jennings and plats of land in Albemarle County, Virginia; as well as letters of members of the Brown family.

Charles Brown Papers 1792-1888, Albemarle County Virginia is available on microfilm in Swem Library’s microforms area, 1 reel, call number HD1471 .U5 R43  36 reels

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This collection has been arranged chronologically by date with those items without dates located at the end. These papers have been organized into four series and two sub-series: 1. Letters,1813-1877 (Folders 1-4); 2. Accounts and Papers of Charles Brown, 1810-1877 (Folders 5-8); 3. Papers relating to Other Members of the Brown family, 1751-1888 (Folder 9); 4. Papers belonging to other persons, 1796-1850 (Folder 9).
Brown, Charles
Brown family
Lee, Henry (1756-1818)
Tyler, John, Jr. (1819-1898)
Administrative/Biographical History
Charles Brown was a physician who resided in Charlottesville, Virginia in the early nineteenth century and who served as sheriff of Albemarle County, Virginia.
Acton (Eng. : Estate)
Albemarle County (Va.)--History--19th century
Brown family
Jennings, William, d. 1798
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818
Legal documents
Medicine--Virginia--History--19th century
Real property--Virginia
Sheriffs--Virginia--History--19th century
Slavery--Southern States--History
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century
Tyler, John, 1790-1862
Financial records
Receipts (financial records)
Surveys (documents)

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

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.
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Access Notes
When available, microfilm, photocopies, digital surrogates, or other reproductions must be used in place of original documents.
Acquisition Note
 Source: C. J. Carrier.
Related Materials
Charles Brown Sheriff Bond, 1842, SC
Preferred Citation
Charles Brown Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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