SC/SC 101-200/SC-143. William Dawson Brown Collection, 1827-1871
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Identifier: SC/SC 101-200/SC-143
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William Dawson Brown Collection
Collection — Box 13: [Barcode: SC 141-154]
Scope and Contents William Dawson Brown (1827-1871) was a clock peddler, born in Ohio, who spent his early life in Henry and Grant counties in Indiana before moving to Illinois and California. The collection consists of a typescript of an autobiography, dealing mostly with his life in Indiana. Although not a Quaker, Brown's mother came from a large Quaker family, and the autobiographical journal has considerable information on Quaker neighbors and relatives.