|Creator:||Brown, Elijah A., (Elijah Alexander), 1857-|
|Creator:||Brown, Franklin P.|
|Creator:||Brown, Joseph E., (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894|
|Title:||Joseph E. Brown papers|
|Quantity:||4.0 Linear feet (10 document boxes)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of papers of Joseph E. Brown from 1823-1895. Includes correspondence, letter books, tax returns, speeches, and diaries. Contains official correspondence and letterbooks (1858-1863) as Governor of Georgia which are particularly strong in information regarding Georgia's secession and involvement in the Civil War and includes such correspondents as Howell Cobb, Alexander H. Stephens, and other Confederate government officials. Also includes an 1864 speech of Howell Cobb, a speech (1868) made by Brown regarding Reconstruction politics, and a manuscript copy (1864) of Brown's pamphlet concerning Benjamin H. Hill's notes on Reconstruction. The collection also contains diaries of Franklin P. Brown (1868), Joseph Mackey Brown (1867, 1874, 1876), and Elijah A. Brown (1882, Jan. only).|
Joseph Emerson Brown (1821-1894), lawyer, Georgia Governor (1857-1865), son of Mackey and Sally Rice Brown, married Elizabeth Grisham, daughter of Joseph and Mary L. Grisham. Parents of Julius L. Brown, Mary Virginia Brown, Joseph M. Brown, Franklin P. Brown, Elijah A. Brown, Charles M. Brown, Sally Eugenia Brown, and George M. Brown.
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Joseph E. Brown papers, MS 95. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.