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Brown, James, 1766-1835



  • 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

Identifier:  Mss 827426
Webster Mss 827426
Date(s): 1827-07-26

In English.

Thomas Gray letter

Identifier: Mss 758578
Mss 758578
Date(s): 1758-10-28
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."

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