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Cadbury - Brown Family Papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1177

Scope and Contents note

The collection primarily contains letters of the Brown and Cadbury families about family, business and Quaker issues including personal news, health, the sheep and merino wool business of John Brown, a visit of Elias Hicks to the meeting at Dover, New Hampshire, education and attendance at Meeting. Correspondents include: Amos Brown, John Brown, Moses Brown, William Brown, Lydia Shinn Cadbury, Richard Cadbury and Sarah Shinn Cadbury. There is also a mask of Caroline Cadbury Brown taken in her youth.

Genealogical charts of Brown and Cadbury family members and collection details follow.


  • 1804-1900

General Physical Description note

Two document boxes (one linear foot)


1.0 Linear Feet (2 boxes)




Papers of the 19th-century, interrelated Cadbury and Brown Quaker families.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift December 1992.

General Physical Description note

Two document boxes (one linear foot)

General note

User Info: In addition to a general description of letters in the collection, some letters are highlighted based on content.
Cadbury-Brown Family Papers, 1804-1900
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