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S.A. Brown letter

 Collection — Folder: S3124
Identifier: S3124

Scope and Contents

Collection S3124 includes one letter, written November 17, 1851 by S.A. Brown and sent to a cousin, Eleanor Green of Bono, Indiana. In the letter, Brown reports on his mother’s health, the lack of rain, and the delay in travel for visitors Lusana Coots and John Cunningham to New Orleans. Brown inquires about the completion of the railroad and the well-being of Cousin Clark, who was living in the gold region.


  • 1851/11/17

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

S.A. Brown lived in Turtle Creek in 1851.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 1999 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created in 1999 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid revised in 2005/05 by Jennifer Duplaga.
S.A. Brown letter
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.