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Charles Brockden Brown Papers, 1792-1821, n.d. (bulk 1792-1797)

Charles Brockden Brown Correspondence and Writings, 1792-1797, n.d.
0.75 linear feet
Catalog Number: M21.1

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Series Description:
This series consists of approximately 50 letters written between 1792-1797, including correspondence from Charles B. Brown to Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., or Debby Ferris. Also included in this series is a copy of "Rasselas" by Samuel Johnson with a poem by Charles B. Brown inscribed on the endpapers. Many of the letters originally listed in the Bennett Census as correspondence between "Petrarch" [Charles B. Brown] and Debby Ferris have since been reclassified as correspondence between "Petrarch" [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.] and Debby Ferris. These letters include Bennet Census numbers 54, 55, 57, and 58, located in series M21.2, titled "Correspondence: Other."
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
General Note:Photocopies of correspondence provided for patron use. Correspondence also available on microfilm. (1796 Sep 14 letter not included on microfilm).
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Correspondence, Other, 1795-1821, n.d.
1.25 linear feet
Catalog Number: M21.2

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Series Description:
This series consists of about 85 letters written between 1795 and 1821. The bulk of these letters includes correspondence between Joseph Bringhurst, Jr., ("Petrarch") and Debby Ferris ("Laura"). Some letters originally included in the Bennett Census as correspondence between "Petrarch" [Charles B. Brown] and Debby Ferris have since been reclassified as correspondence between "Petrarch" [Joseph Bringhurst, Jr.] and Debby Ferris. These letters include Bennet numbers 54, 55, 57, and 58.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically
General Note:Photocopies of correspondence provided for patron use. Correspondence also available on microfilm.
Restrictions:


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