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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.

[Transcription]

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
Lexington

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
Clothing