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Catalog Number 2016.02.0063
Object Name Letter
Date 1822
Title 1822 March 8 Mason Brown to Samuel Brown
Scope & Content Letter from Mason Brown (Frankfort, KY?) to Samuel Brown (Lexington, KY). Mason reports on John Brown's whereabouts and writings based on conversations he has had with Samuel.


March 8th 1822

My Dear Uncle

I have only a moment to write, therefore excuse my brevity. We are all well. Father started a few days ago for Ohio county on business which will detain him probably 3 weeks. I have been very busily employed since my return from Lexington, but have continued to write a few sheets on the subject of which we were conversing. I would send it to you, but as I have written it more in a familiar manner for your own eyes, than for a pamphlet form I shall retain it until you come to Frankfort.
By the first opportunity please do send my black vest which I forgot in your room.

My Love to James
Yours M. Brown

Dr S Brown

P.S. Uncle Preston says you must make haste as he is reserving a kegg of oysters for your arrival.

[Address Block]
Doctor Samuel Brown

Politeness of Mr. Payne

[There is a doodle of a profile of a man's face on the envelope]
People Mason Brown
Samuel Brown
Preston W. Brown
Search Terms Oysters
Lexington, KY