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John Brown Papers

Inventory


Series 1. Correspondence and documents

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1
1757 Sep 15-1775 Oct 09
Box 3, Folder 1 Oversized items, photostats of letters
1768-1775
Box 1, Folder 2
1776 Aug 15-1780 Apr 09
Box 3, Folder 2 Oversized items, deeds and account of rateable estate
1777-1783
Box 1, Folder 3
1780 May 25-1782 Nov 03
Box 1, Folder 4
1782 Nov 11 - 1783 Jan 24
Box 1, Folder 5
1783 Feb 07-1783 Sep 15
Box 1, Folder 6
1784 Feb 03-1785 Nov 24
Box 3, Folder 3 Oversized deeds
1785-1798
Box 1, Folder 7
1785 Nov 25- 1786 Nov 14
Box 1, Folder 8
1786 Nov 22-1787 Aug 26
Box 1, Folder 9
1787 Sep 29-1788 Apr 15
Box 1, Folder 10
1788 Apr 29-1788-Dec 29
Box 1, Folder 11
1789 Feb 16 - 1790 Oct 21
Box 1, Folder 12
1791 Jan 17-1791 Apr 14
Box 1, Folder 13
1791 May 30-1793 Apr 25
Box 3, Folder 4 Oversized letters and deeds
1792-1800
Box 1, Folder 14
1793 Jun 23-1795 Mar 31
Box 1, Folder 15
1795 Apr 11-1797 Jan 11
Box 1, Folder 16
1797 Jan 22-1797 Oct 18
Box 1, Folder 17
1797 Oct 27-1798 Jun 30
Box 1, Folder 18
1798 Jul 18-1798 Oct 20
Box 1, Folder 19
1799 Feb 05-1799 Aug 05
Box 1, Folder 20
1799 Nov 26-1799 Dec 29
Box 1, Folder 21
1799 Dec 30-1800 Feb 03
Box 1, Folder 22
1800 Feb 04-1800 Apr 13
Box 1, Folder 23
1800 Apr 17-1800 Dec 18
Box 1, Folder 24
1801 Jan 05-1801 Mar 27
Box 1, Folder 25
1801 Apr 10-1803 Jul 31

Series 2. Maritime business records (formerly called Merchant Marine)

Container Description Date
Box 3, Folder 12 Invoice memorandum, brig Hope
1781
Box 2, Folder 1 Journal and account Book, ship General Washington
1788-1789
Box 2, Folder 2 Instrument of protest, of schooner L
1789
Box 2, Folder 2a Certificate, clarifying that the vessel described as the schooner L was actually named the N.
Contents Note: (NOT MICROFILMED)

1789
Box 3, Folder 13 Cargo manifest, ship General Washington
1791
Box 2, Folder 3 Cargo accounts, ship George Washington
1795

Series 3. Estate records

Container Description Date
Box 3, Folder 5 Schedules of John Brown's Estate
1802 Jun 08, 1813 Jan 28
Box 1, Folder 26 Will (Attested copy)
1802 Jun 12
Box 3, Folder 6 Will
1802 Sep 13
Box 3, Folder 7 Power of attorney documents
1803
Box 3, Folder 11 Obituary
1803 Sep 20
Box 2, Folder 11 Description of land shares, Ohio lands
1813
Box 1, Folder 27 Estate papers
1812, 1819
Box 2, Folder 12 Bill to Sarah Brown from Peter Wheaton for wood
1820
Box 2, Folder 13 Will of Sarah Brown
1824 Nov 03
Box 3, Folder 9 Map of Township 6, New York tract
1807-1835

Series 4. Family records and miscellaneous

Container Description Date
Box 3, Folder 10 Broadside advertisement: Turlington’s Balsam of Life
1743
Box 2, Folder 4 Cyphering book
1749-1752
Box 2, Folder 9 Letter copied by Ruth Smith [sister of Sarah (Smith) Brown]: sewn together.
1752 Feb 02-1767 Apr 02
Box 2, Folder 5 Cyphering and navigation book
1753-1755
Box 2, Folder 6 Visiting card
Box 2, Folder 7 John Brown's receipt for 2 counterfeit bills of John Mason
1770
Box 3, Folder 8 List of Massachusetts state soldier notes
1781-1784
Box 2, Folder 8 French bill of exchange
1784
Box 2, Folder 10 Ruth Smith’s day book [sister of Sarah (Smith) Brown)
1785
Box 2, Folder 14 Republic of Haiti currency, Billet for Deux Gourdes, in French.
1827