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Brown, James, 1766-1835

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1766 - 1835

James Brown (September 11, 1766 – April 7, 1835) was a Virginia-born American lawyer, planter and politician who served as a Secretary of State for the new state of Kentucky, and later as U.S. Senator from Louisiana, and Minister to France (1823-1829) before his retirement and death in Philadelphia.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James Brown letter

Webster Mss 827426
 Collection
Identifier:  Mss 827426
Overview In English.

Thomas Gray letter

Mss 758578
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 758578
Scope and Contents Letter from Thomas Gray to James Brown in Cambridge, England. The letter discusses personal and ecclediastical matters, mentions receipt of first act of William Mason's play. Tipped to front flyleaf of Thomas Gray's poem "The Poems of Mr. Gray."