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Guide to the Joseph Emerson Brown letters MSS.0219

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

Novermber 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2009-11-19T10:41-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Joseph Emerson Brown letters

Unit ID:

MSS.0219

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (25 items)

Dates:

1857-1867

Abstract:

Contains twenty-five letters from Brown, Governor of Georgia 1857-65, most of them to his friend and business associate General Ira R. Foster, Quartermaster General of the State of Georgia during the Civil War. Also contains copies of letters between Brown and Georgia politician Howell Cobb, regarding appointing Foster as a special railway postal agent for north Georgia and north Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

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.

Preferred Citation:

Joseph Emerson Brown letters, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Clinton McGee

Biographical/Historical note

Governor of Georgia, 1857-1865, and secessionist. Supported public schools and expansion of women's rights. U.S. Senator, 1880-1890.

Processing Information:

Processing Information note

Revised by Donnelly Lancaster Walton, November 2009.

Joseph E. Brown letters Box 2356

Box 2356 Folder 2

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Canton, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, June 30, 1857 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44902

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, April 29, 1858 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44903

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, November 10, 1858 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44904

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, November 5, 1859 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44905

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, July 14, 1859 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44906

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to Honorable Howell Cobb, February 15, 1859 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44907

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to Honorable Howell Cobb, February 23, 1859 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44908

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, July 23, 1859 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44909

Letter from Howell Cobb, Washington, City, to Joseph E. Brown, February 19, 1859 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44910

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, May 7, 1859 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44911

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, March 24, 1859 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44912

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, October 17, 1859 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44913

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, October 29, 1859 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44914

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, September 15, 1859 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44915

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, June 9, 1861 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44916

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Canton Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, June 9, 1862 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44917

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, July 6, 1863 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44918

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, May 21, 1863 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44919

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, June 19, 1863 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44920

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Marietta Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, August 13, 1863 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44921

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, November 25, 1863 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44922

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, March 8, 1864 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44923

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, February 15, 1864 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44924

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, October 28, 1863 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44925

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Milledgeville, Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, October 29, 1863 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44926

Letter from Joseph E. Brown, Atlanta Georgia, to General Ira R. Foster, October 7, 1867 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44927