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Guide to the George H. Brown papers, 1757-1933 and undated, bulk 1850-1878

Abstract

Lawyer, superior court judge, associate justice of North Carolina Supreme Court, active in Washington (Beaufort Co.), N.C.

Professional correspondence, indentures, deeds, wills, receipts, a memorandum book, and other papers, mainly dating from 1850-1878 and largely relating to George Hubbard Brown, an attorney from Washington, N.C., and his legal practice, and to his service as associate justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. There is a small amount of correspondence, among which are letters from John Humphrey Small, U.S. Representative from North Carolina.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Brown, George Hubbard, 1850-1926.
Title
George H. Brown papers 1757-1933 and undated, bulk 1850-1878
Language of Material
English
Extent
3.0 Linear Feet, Circa 817 items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Indentures, deeds, wills, receipts, a memorandum book, and other papers, mainly dating from 1850-1878 and largely relating to George Hubbard Brown, an attorney from Washington, N.C., and his legal practice, and to his service as associate justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. There is a small amount of correspondence, among which are letters from John Humphrey Small, U.S. Representative from North Carolina.

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

Letters, 1873-1878, Washington, D.C.
(1 folder)
Box 1
Letters, 1879-1933, Washington, D.C.
(1 folder)
Box 1
Letters, undated, Washington, D.C.
(1 folder)
Box 1
Bank book and memorandum book
(2 volumes)
Box 1
Bills and receipts, 1757-1830s
(1 folder)
Box 2
Bills and receipts, 1840s-1850s
(1 folder)
Box 2
Bills and receipts, 1860s
(1 folder)
Box 2
Bills and receipts, 1870s
(3 folders)
Box 3
Bills and receipts, 1880-1933
(1 folder)
Box 4
Bills and receipts, undated
(1 folder)
Box 4
Photographs
(11 items)
Box 4

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • In memoriam, George Hubbard Brown, late associate justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina [memorial pamphlet with portrait, 1926] (Rubenstein Library and University Archives, Duke University)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], George H. Brown Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The George H. Brown papers were acquired by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 1948.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff, September 2011

Encoded by Matthew Warren, May 2012

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 48-690

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.