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Catalog Number 2016.02.0005
Object Name Letter
Date 1819
Title 1819 May 24 Orlando Brown to Samuel Brown
Scope & Content Letter from Orlando Brown (Princeton, NJ) to Samuel Brown (Philadelphia, PA). Orlando is sending bank notes to his Uncle Samuel. He also comments on a young woman in the company of his brother.


Princeton, May 24th, 1819

Dear Uncle,

Your petition arrived a few days ago and nothing but negligence kept me from answering it sooner.

Part of the money which I have is in notes on Richmond, VA and as the discounts here is much greater than in Philadelphia I send you $30 of those notes and $20 on Philadelphia--Mason passed through on Tuesday with a handsome young lady in the stage--do you know the person? Write to me frequently and lengthily--love to Susan and James and believe me to be your affectionate nephew--Orlando Brown

Dr. S. Brown

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Dr. Samuel Brown 10

Princeton May 27
People Orlando Brown
Samuel Brown
Mason Brown
Susan Brown Ingersoll
James Percy Brown
Search Terms Panic of 1819