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Brown, Joseph E., (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894
|Title: ||Joseph E. Brown papers|
|Dates: ||1846-1911, undated|
0.4 linear ft.
(1 document case)
Joseph Emerson Brown was born in Pickens County, South Carolina in 1821. He was married to Elizabeth Grisham and had several children, two of whom were Joseph MacKay Brown and Elijah A. Brown. Mr. Brown was a state senator in 1849, a circuit judge from 1855-1857; Governor of Georgia, 1857-1865; Chief Justice of Georgia Supreme Court, 1868-1870; President of Western & Atlantic Railroad, Southern Railway and Steamship Association, and Dade Coal Company; and United States Senator. He died in Atlanta, Georgia in 1894.
Scope and Content Note
These papers consist of correspondence and legal and financial documents of Joseph E. Brown.
Joseph E. Brown papers, MSS 40, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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This collection is open for research.
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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
|1||1||Correspondence received, 1861-1891|
|2||Correspondence sent, 1862-1876|
|4||Account book, 1846-1854, 1868-1871|
|5||Invoices, 1863, 1878-1894|
|6||Financial documents, 1862-1893|
|7||Legal documents, 1858-1890|
|9||Pamphlets and circulars, 1877-1892|
|10||Printed material, 1858-1890|
|11||Biographical material, estate, 1911, undated|
|12||Dade Coal Company, 1875-1892|
|MSS OS Box 1.4||5||Oversized, pardon, financial records, awards, 1865-1872, undated|