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Box 2356


Contains 1 Collection or Record:

Joseph E. Brown letters

 File — Box: 2356
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains twenty-five letters from Brown, most of them to his friend and business associate General Ira R. Foster, Quartermaster General of the State of Georgia during the Civil War. It also contains copies of two letters from Brown to Georgia politician Howell Cobb, and one from Cobb to Brown, regarding appointing Foster as a special railway postal agent for north Georgia and north Alabama. The bulk of the collection predates the Civil War.
Dates: 1857-1867