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Charles Brockden Brown Papers, 1792-1821, n.d.

Catalog Number: M21.1


Box 1 Photocopies
Folder 1 Photocopy of Bennett Census; container listings, name index
2 March 20, 1792 - June 11, 1793 (Bennett #5 - #46).
3 December 21, 1792 - miscellaneous envelopes (Bennett #46a - #88).
4 C.B. Brown poem inscribed to "D.F." on first endpapers of "Rasselas..."
Box 3 Originals: restricted
Folder 1 [Charles B. Brown] to [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.], [Philadelphia] (March 20, 1792) 5 pages (Bennett: 5)
2 [Charles B. Brown] to [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.], [Wilmington] (n.d.) 3 pages (Bennett: 8)
3 C[harles] B. Brown to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (n.d.) 7 pages (Bennett: 9)
4 C[harles] B. Brown to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (n.d.) 7 pages (Bennett: 10)
5 [Charles B.] Brown to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (r. May 5, 1792) 7 pages (Bennett: 12)
6 C[harles] B. B[rown] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (r. May 7, 1792) 6 pages (Bennett: 13)
7 C[harles] B. B[rown] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (r. May 7, 1792) 3 pages (Bennett: 14)
8 [Charles B. Brown] to [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.], n.p. (n.d.) 4 pages (Bennett: 15)
9 [Charles B. Brown] to [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.], n.p. (r. May 9, 1792) 1 page (Bennett 16)
10 C[harles] B. B[rown] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (r. May 15, 1792) 6 pages (Bennett: 18)
11 C[harles] B. B[rown] to [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.], Philadelphia (n.d.) 8 pages (Bennett 20)
12 C[harles] B. B[rown] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (May 20, 1792) 17 pages (Bennett 21)
13 [Charles B. Brown] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (May 20, 1792) 3 pages (Bennett: 22)
14 [Charles B. Brown] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (May 30, 1792) 5 pages (Bennett: 23)
15 C[harles] B. Brown to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (June 1, 1792) 4 pages (Bennett: 24)
16 C[harles] B. Brown to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (n.d.) 1 page (Bennett: 25)
17 C[harles] B. B[rown] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (June 9, 1792) 3 pages (Bennett 26)
18 C[harles] B. Brown to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (June 10, 1792) 3 pages (Bennett: 27)
19 [Charles B. Brown] to [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.], n.p. (n.d) 4 pages (Bennett: 29)
20 C[harles] B. B[rown] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (Aug. 9, 1792) 4 pages (Bennett: 30)
21 C[harles] B. B[rown] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (December 1792) 7 pages (Bennett: 34)
22 C[harles] B. B[rown] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (December 9, 1792) 10 pages (Bennett: 35)
23 C[harles] B. Brown to [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.], n.p. (December 21, 1792) last 4 of 8 pages (Bennett: 36). For pages 1-4 see folder 32, (Bennett: 46a)
24 C[harles] B. Brown to [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.], [Philadelphia] (December [1792]) 4 pages (Bennett: 38)
25 Charles B. Brown to Joseph Bringhurst, [Jr.], [Philadelphia] (r. April 22, 1793) 3 pages (Bennett: 40)
26 C[harles] B. Brown to Jos[eph] Bringhurst, [Jr.], n.p. (n.d.) 1 page (Bennett: 41)
27 Charles B. Brown to Joseph Bringhurst, [Jr.], [Philadelphia] (n.d.) 5 pages (Bennett: 42)
28 C[harles] B. B[rown] to Joseph Bringhurst, [Jr.], Litchfield [Conn.] (May 22, 1793) 2 pages (Bennett: 43)
29 [Charles B. Brown] to [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.], Middletown, Conn. (n.d.) 4 pages (Bennett: 44)
30 [Charles B. Brown] to [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.], Middletown, Conn. (n.d.) 3 pages (Bennett: 45)
31 C[harles] B. B[rown] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., Hartford [Conn.] (June 11, 1793) 1 page (Bennett: 46)
32 C[harles] B. Brown to [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.], n.p. (December 21, 1792) first 4 of 8 pages (Bennett: 46a). For pages 5-8 see folder 23, (Bennett: 36)
33 C[harles] B. Brown to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (July 25, 1793) 5 pages (Bennett: 47)
34 C[harles] B. B[rown] to Joseph Bringhurst, [Jr.], [Philadelphia] (July 29 and August 1, 1793) 13 pages (Bennett: 48)
35 C[harles] B. Brown to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (August 16, 1793) 3 pages (Bennett: 49)
36 C[harles] B. Brown to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (December 20, [1793] and January 8, 1794) 3 pages (Bennett: 50, 66)
37 Poetry: Charles B. Brown to Debby Ferris, Philadelphia (4 October, 1794) 24 pages (1 page dedication letter, 23 pages poetry)
38 C[harles] B. B[rown] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (October 24, 1795) 8 pages (Bennett: 62, 63)
39 C[harles] B. Brown to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (October 30, 1795) 2 pages (Bennett: 64)
40 C[harles] B. Brown to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (December 29, 1795) 3 pages (Bennett: 67)
41 C[harles] B. B[rown] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (January 1, 1796) 1 page (Bennett: 69)
42 Charles B. B[rown] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (May 11, 1796) 3 pages (Bennett: 73)
43 C[harles] B. B[rown] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (July 11, 1796) 1 page (Bennett: 76)
44 C[harles] B. B[rown] to [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.], [Philadelphia] (July 20, 1796) 4 pages (Bennett: 77)
44a C[harles] B. Brown to [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.], Philadelphia (September 14, 1796) 1 page
45 C[harles] B. Brown to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., [Philadelphia] (August 18, 1797) 3 pages (Bennett: 88)
46 [?] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., h.p. (r. May 16, 1792) envelope only
47 Charles B. Brown to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (r. December 1, 1792) cover only
48 [?] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (postmarked December 11, [?]) envelope only
49 [?] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p (n.d.) envelope only
50 blank fragment (?)
Item 1 "Rasselas; Prince of Abissinia" by Dr. Johnson (London: 1790) [C.B. Brown poem inscribed to "D.F." on first endpapers, n.d.]

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Correspondence, Other, 1795-1821, n.d.

Catalog Number: M21.2


Box 2 Photocopies
Folder 1 Container listings: 1 complete, 1 incomplete
2 Correspondence: 1/10/1795-5/29/1795
3 Correspondence: 5/30/1795-8/1/1795
4 Correspondence: 8/6/1795-9/26-28/1795
5 Correspondence: 3/23/-- (cover only)-Genealogy listing
Box 4 Originals: restricted
Folder 1 D[ebby] F[erris] to [?], Wilmington [Delaware] (January 10, 1795) 4 pages
2 [?] to [?], n.p. (January 13, 1795) 3 pages
3 [?] to [?], Wilmington (January 15, 1795) 8 pages
4 [?] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., Wilmington (February 1, 1795) 3 pages
5 Delia to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., Wilimington (February 12, 1795) 1 page
6 [?] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (February 22, 1795) 6 pages
7 Petrarch [Joseph Bringhurst] to Debby Ferris/Laura, n.p. (12 March 1795) 5 pages (Bennett: 54)
8 [Debby Ferris] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (March 13, 1795) 2 pages
9 Petrarch [Joseph Bringhurst] to Debby Ferris, Wilmington (19 March 1795) 3 pages (Bennett: 55)
10 Laura [Debby Ferris] to [?], n.p. (April 2, 1795) 4 pages
11 [?] to [?], Philadelphia (April 3, 1795) 23 pages
12 Laura [Debby Ferris] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (April 8, 1795) 11 pages
13 Petrarch to [?], Philadelphia (April 10, 1795 and April 12, 1795) 22 pages
14 Laura [Debby Ferris] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., Philadelphia (12 April 1795) 1 page
15 Petrarch to Laura, Philadelphia (16 April 1795) 4 pages
16 P[etrarch] to Debby Ferris, [Philadelphia] (18 April 1795) 1 page/ [Debby Ferris], gloss (19 April 1795)
17 Petrarch [Joseph Bringhurst] to Laura [Debby Ferris], n.p. (21 April 1795) 2 pages (Bennett: 57)
18 Laura to Petrarch, n.p. (22 April 1795) 8 pages
19 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, Philadelphia (23 April 1795) 4 pages plus 2 fragments
20 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., Philadelphia (2 May 1795) 4 pages
21 Petrarch to [?], n.p. (3 May 1795) 12 pages
22 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (6-7 May 1795) 5 pages
23 Petrarch to [?], n.p. (8 May 1795) 8 pages
24 Petrarch to [?], n.p. (10 May 1795) 9 pages
25 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, Philadelphia (16 May 1795) 3 pages
26 Laura to [?], n.p. (27 May 1795) 8 pages
27 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., Philadelphia (27 May 1795) 1 page
28 Petrarch [Joseph Bringhurst] to [Debby Ferris], Philadelphia (28 May 1795) 4 pages (Bennett: 58)
29 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, n.p. (29 May 1795) 2 pages
30 Petrarch to [?], Philadelphia (30 May 1795) 14 pages
31 Jos[eph] Bringhurst, Jr. to Edith Ferris, Philadelphia (30 May 1795) 3 pages
32 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (15 June 1795) 5 pages
33 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, Philadelphia (16 June 1795) 5 pages
34 Petrarch to [?], Philadelphia (18 June 1795) 3 pages
35 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (18 June 1795) 8 pages
36 Petrarch to [?] (19 June 1795) 4 pages
37 Petrarch to Debby Ferris (19 June 1795) 6 pages
38 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (19 June 1795)
39 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, n.p. (21-22 June 1795) 10 pages
40 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (21 June 1795) 4 pages
41 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (23 June 1795) 3 pages
42 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (24 June 1795) 8 pages
43 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, n.p. (25 June 1795) 6 pages
44 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (26 June 1795) 4 pages
45 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, n.p. (27 June 1795) 3 pages
46 [?] to [?], Philadelphia (8 July 1795) 4 pages
47 Laura to [?], n.p. (9 July 1795) 4 pages
48 D[ebby Ferris] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (10 July 1795) 1 page
49 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, Philadelphia (10 July 1795) 5 pages
50 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, n.p. (10 and 11 July 1795) 7 pages
51 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., Wilmington [Delaware] (11 July 1795) 8 pages
52 Petrarch to Laura/Debby Ferris, n.p. (12 July 1795) 9 pages
53 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (14 July 1795) 5 pages
54 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, New York (15 July 1795) 3 pages
55 [?] to [?], n.p. (16 July 1795) 4 pages
56 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, New York (17 July 1795) 3 pages
57 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (18 July 1795) 5 pages
58 Petrarch to Deborah Ferris, Philadelphia (22 July 1795) 4 pages
59 Laura to Petrarch, n.p. (22 July 1795) 3 pages
60 Petrarch to [?], n.p. (22 July 1795) 12 pages
61 Petrarch to Laura, n.p. (26 July [1795]) 1 page
62 Laura to Petrarch, Present (1 August 1795) 3 pages
63 Petrarch to Laura, Present (6 August 1795) 3 pages
64 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., (8 August 1795) 3 pages plus fragment
65 Petrarch to Laura, Present/Wilmington [Delaware] (14 August 1795) 3 pages
66 Petrarch to [?], n.p. (14 August 1795) 3 pages
67 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (24 August 1795) 4 pages
68 Petrarch/J[oseph] B[ringhurst] to Laura [Debby Ferris], n.p. (23 August 1795) 1 page corr./1 page poetry
69 Petrarch to Deborah Ferris, Philad[elphia] (25 August 1795) 4 pages
70 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (26 August 1795) 3 pages
71 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, n.p. (26 August 1795) 3 pages
72 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, n.p. (26 August 1795) 2 pages
73 Laura to [?], n.p. (27 August 1795) 4 pages
74 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, n.p. (28 August 1795) 4 pages
75 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, Present (28 and 29 August 1795) 10 pages
76 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, n.p. (3 September 1795) 2 pages
77 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, Philad[elphia] (4 September 1795) 7 pages, later gloss by D[ebby Ferris] B[ringhurst]
78 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (4 September 1795) 3 pages
79 [?] to [?], n.p. (9 September 1795) 4 pages
80 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (23 September 1795) 3 pages
81 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, n.p. (24 September 1795) 3 pages
82 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, n.p. (24-25 September 1795) 10 pages
83 Laura to Petrarch, n.p. (25 September 1794 (?)) 8 pages
84 Petrarch to [?], n.p. (26 and 28 September 1795) 4 pages
Box 5 Originals: restricted
Folder 1 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., Wilmington (26 September 1795) 1 page
2 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (27 September 1795) 7 pages
3 [?] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (29-30 September 1795) 8 pages
4 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, n.p. (28-29 September 1795) 13 pages
5 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, n.p. (1 October 1795) 5 pages
6 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (1 October 1795) 5 pages
7 [?] to [?], n.p. (3 October 1795) 4 pages
8 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (4 October 1795) 4 pages
9 Petrarch to Debby Ferris, n.p. (2 October 1795) 6 pages
10 Petrarch to [?], n.p. (5 October 1795) 4 pages
11 Laura to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., n.p. (7 October 1795) 1 page
12 Petrarch [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.] to Debby Ferris (w. October 8, 1795)
13 Petrarch [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.] to Laura [Debby Ferris], (w. October 28, 1795)
14 Laura [Debby Ferris] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., (w. November 13, 1795)
15 Laura [Debby Ferris] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., (w. November 15, 1795)
16 Laura [Debby Ferris] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., (w. November 16, 1795)
17 Petrarch [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.] to Debby Ferris, (w. November 16, 1795)
18 Petrarch [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.] to Debby Ferris (w. November 16-18, 1795)
19 Petrarch [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.] to Debby Ferris (w. November 18, 1795)
20 Laura [Debby Ferris] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., (w. November 18, 1795)
21 Joseph Bringhurst, Jr. to Debby Ferris (w. November 19, 1795) with response from D.F.
22 Poetry: [Joseph Bringhurst] to [Debby Ferris] (Laura), Wilmington (November 28, 1795) 3 pages
23 Petrarch [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.] to Debby Ferris (November 1795?)
24 Laura [Debby Ferris] to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., (w. December 9, 1795)
25 Petrarch [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.] to Debby Ferris, (w. December 11, 1795)
26 Petrarch to [?], Philadelphia ([?] 1795) 4 pages
27 James Brown to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., Philadelphia (January 1, 1796) 1 page
28 Poetry: [Joseph Bringhurst] to Laura [Debby Ferris], n.p. (10 April 1798) 3 pages
29 D[ebby Ferris] B[ringhurst] to [?], n.p. (April 11, 1806) 3 pages
30 [Debby Ferris Bringhurst] to [?], n.p. (April 18, 1809) 6 pages
31 [?] to Joseph Bringhurst, postmarked Philadelphia (23 March [?]), cover only
32 unsigned letter
33 [Debby Ferris Bringhurst] to [?] n.p. (July 11, 1816) 2 pages
34 [floor plans?]
35 "To the Memory of George Dillwyn" copied by Rachel Hayes for D[ebby Ferris] B[ringhurst] (July 28, 1821) 2 pages
36 Genealogy

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