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Benjamin Brewer correspondence, 1829, 1840.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.nd.010

Scope and Contents

August 17, 1829, letter from B. Brewer to brother Samuel in Greeneville. ALS 1 p. Mentions scarcity of iron and using castings as payment. January 18, 1840, letter from Benjamin Brewer, Elizabethton, to his brother Samuel in Greeneville. ALS 2 pp. Mentions hard financial times. Swatch of red & blue plaid fabric (about 2x3”) from a dress made in 1860 for Margaret Moore Garrison Rankin by her mother Frances Brewer Garrison.

Dates

  • 1829, 1840

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 folder

  • Benjamin Brewer Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Fabric Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Iron Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Samuel Brewer Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Title
Benjamin Brewer correspondence, 1829, 1840.
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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