Detailed Description of The Collection

Series I: Ephraim Brown Papers 1771-1847 undated

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1 1 Correspondence 1799-1802
1 2 Correspondence 1803-1804
1 3 Correspondence 1805-June 1806
1 4 Correspondence July 1806-June 1807
1 5 Correspondence, including a letter discussing the effects of the Embargo upon commerce July 1807-August 1808
1 6 Correspondence September 1808-1809
1 7 Correspondence 1810-1811
1 8 Correspondence 1812
1 9 Correspondence 1813
1 10 Correspondence, including Brown's first letters from Bloomfield and letters relating to the settlement of Township 7, Range 4 1814-1815
1 11 Correspondence, including letters referring to the progress of Bloomfield and the merits of settling in Ohio, and the political and judicial system of the state 1816-1819
1 12 Correspondence, including a letter discussing the impact of the Erie Canal upon Ohio commerce and settlement 1820-1823
1 13 Correspondence 1824-1826
1 14 Correspondence 1827-1829
1 15 Correspondence, including letters related to Brown's early life, the Trumbull County Colonization Society, the building of a railroad, and swamp drainage around Bloomfield 1830-1832
1 16 Correspondence, including a letter relating to Ohio University 1833-1834
1 17 Correspondence, including a letter relating to Kenyon College 1835-June 1836
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2 1 Correspondence, including letters relating to Kenyon College, Locofoco Democrats, African Americans, and the right of petition July 1836-1837
2 2 Correspondence 1838-June 1839
2 3 Correspondence July 1839-1840
2 4 Correspondence, including a letter concerning the erection of a boarding school in Bloomfield, and letters relating to abolitionism, the Amistad and Creole cases, and to politics 1841-1842
2 5 Correspondence 1843-1844 undated
2 6 Pioneer journals 1814-1815
2 6 Speech 1833
2 6 Petition 1823
2 7 Legal documents, principally relating to partnership agreements 1799-1809
2 8 Legal documents 1810-1842 undated
2 9 Legal documents 1771 1794-1807 undated
2 10 Legal documents 1808-1814
2 11 Legal documents 1815-1817
2 12 Legal documents 1818-1823
2 13 Legal documents 1824-1832
2 14 Legal documents 1833-1838
2 15 Legal documents 1839-1843 1845 undated
2 16 Lot sketches and plans of Bloomfield undated
2 17 Papers concerning the estate of Ephraim Brown 1840-July 1845
2 18 Papers concerning the estate of Ephraim Brown July 1845-1847
2 19 Papers relating to the estate of Josiah Dodge, Ephraim Brown administrator 1808-1841 undated
2 19 Papers relating to the estate of Widow Howe, Ephraim Brown administrator 1784-1804
2 20 Papers relating to the estate of Josiah Kendall, Ephraim Brown administrator 1806-1815 undated
2 21 Papers relating to the estate of Dr. Quartus Read, Ephraim Brown administrator 1792-1815
2 22 papers relating to the estate of Ebenezer Wetherell, Ephraim Brown administrator 1809-1814 undated
2 23 Bloomfield post office records 1816-1836
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3 1 Justice of the Peace docket book 1832-1838
3 2 Justice of the Peace docket book 1838-1841
3 3 Justice of the Peace papers, principally judgements on promissory notes, summonses, and marriage licenses 1822-1826
3 4 Justice of the Peace papers 1827-1833
3 5 Justice of the Peace papers 1834-1835
3 6 Justice of the Peace papers 1836-1837
3 7 Justice of the Peace papers 1838
3 8 Justice of the Peace papers 1839
3 9 Justice of the Peace papers 1840-1841 undated
3 10 Westmoreland Turnpike Company records 1804-1806
3 11 Gristmill records 1822-1836
3 12 Gristmill orders and receipts 1829-1836 undated
3 13 Sawmill account books 1829-1833
3 14 Trumbull & Ashtabula Turnpike correspondence 1822-1840
3 15 Trumbull & Ashtabula Turnpike correspondence 1841-1844
3 16 Trumbull & Ashtabula Turnpike legal and financial records 1820-1840
3 17 Trumbull & Ashtabula Turnpike legal and financial records 1841-1844 undated
3 18 Trumbull & Ashtabula Turnpike receipts and gate permits 1838-February 1842
3 19 Trumbull & Ashtabula Turnpike receipts and gate permits February 1842-1844 undated
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4 1 Ledger ca. 1800-1802
4 2 Daybook October 1800-May 1801
4 3 Daybook May 1801-January 1802
4 4 Daybook July-December 1802
4 5 Daybook December 1802-December 1803
4 6 Daybook December 1803-May 1804
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5 1 Ledger ca. 1804-1805
5 2 Daybook August 1805-February 1806
5 3 Daybook May-August 1807
5 4 Daybook May 1807-October 1808
5 5 Ledger ca. 1811-1814
5 6 Ledger ca. November 1813-June 1815
5 7 Ledger ca. 1815-1819
5 8 Ledger ca. July 1815-August 1820
5 9 Ledger ca. 1829-1852
5 10 Miscellaneous accounts 1803-1845
5 11 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1797 1800
5 12 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1801
5 13 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1802
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6 1 Financial receipts 1802
6 2 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1803
6 3 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1804
6 4 Financial receipts 1804
6 5 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1805
6 6 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1806
6 7 Financial receipts 1806
6 8 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1807
6 9 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1807
6 10 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1808
6 11 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1808
6 12 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1809
6 13 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1810
6 14 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1811
6 15 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1812
6 16 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1813
6 17 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1813
6 18 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1814
6 19 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1814
6 20 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1815
6 21 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1816-1818
6 22 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1819-1821
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7 1 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1822-1824
7 2 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1825-1827
7 3 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1828-1830
7 4 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1831
7 5 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1832-1834
7 6 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes 1835-1839
7 7 Financial statements, receipts, and promissory notes undated
7 8 Tax receipts 1815-1829
7 9 Tax receipts 1830-1845
7 10 Ephraim Brown miscellaneous papers dates vary
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1 Daybook January-July 1802
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2 Ledger ca. 1805-1808
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3 Daybook February-September 1806
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4 Daybook September 1806-May 1807
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5 Daybook August-December 1807
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6 Daybook ca. 1807-1810
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7 Daybook January-May 1808
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8 Daybook May-September 1808
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9 Daybook September 1808-April 1809
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10 Daybook April-October 1809
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11 Daybook October 1809-January 1810
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12 Daybook January 1810-July 1811
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13 Daybook August 1811-November 1813
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14 Daybook March 1817-August 1829
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15 Daybook July-October 1819 March 1825-April 1829
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16 Daybook November 1819-February 1821
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17 Daybook March 1821-February 1825
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18 Ledger ca. 1820-1833
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19 Daybook March 1833-October 1840

Series II: Ephraim Brown Family and Descendants 1800-1968 undated

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7 11 Mary Huntington Brown correspondence 1800-1841
7 12 Anne F. Brown papers consisting of a diary, copybooks, and miscellaneous material 1842 undated
7 13 Anne F. Brown correspondence 1832-1902 undated
7 14 Anne F. Brown and Elizabeth H. Brown cashbook 1894
7 15 Charles Brown letters 1840-1843
7 15 Elizabeth H. Brown correspondence and miscellaneous papers 1834-1896 undated
7 16 Ephraim Alexander Brown papers 1816 1830-1844
7 17 Ephraim Alexander Brown papers 1845-1849
7 18 Ephraim Alexander Brown papers 1850-1890 undated
7 19 Ephraim Alexander Brown letter book August 1853-October 1859
7 20 Ephraim Alexander Brown letter book December 1859-May 1870
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8 1 Ephraim Alexander Brown letter book December 1870-June 1884
8 2 Ephraim Alexander Brown hymnal undated
8 2 Ephraim Alexander Brown baseball score book 1867-1869
8 3 Fayette Brown papers 1839-1849
8 3 George W. Brown papers 1830-1839 undated
8 4 James M. Brown letters and copybooks 1836-1866
8 5 Marvin H. Brown papers, copybooks, composition book, and speech book 1847 1849
8 6 Mary Brown papers 1821 1826-1841 undated
8 7 Alexander Cushing Brown papers 1913 1919 1930 1940-May 1941
8 8 Alexander Cushing Brown papers June-December 1941 1946 1954 1967-1968
8 9 Brown family miscellaneous papers 1868-1914
8 10 Brown family accounts and receipts 1831-1835
8 11 Brown family accounts 1836-1840
8 12 Brown family accounts 1841-1945
8 13 Brown family accounts 1846-1850
8 14 Brown family accounts 1851-1860 1885-1886 undated
8 15 "Draybook" ca. 1866
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20 Ephraim Alexander Brown daybook/diary concerning Brownwood farm August 1869-July 1874
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21 Brown family account book October 1869-ca. September 1891
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22 Brown family account book September 1882-August 1883
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23 Brown family daybook March 1884-April 1885
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24 Brown family account book ca. June 1885-July 1886

Series III: Brownwood Farm 1830-1941

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8 16 Brownwood farm correspondence and legal documents, sketches, plans, and blueprints 1830-1839
8 17 Brownwood farm financial documents 1921-1923 1938-1939
8 18 Brownwood farm financial documents 1940-1941
8 19 Brownwood farm accounts 1922-1927