Sir William Brown correspondence to Abbott Lawrence
- Brown, William, Sir, 1784-1864 (Person)
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0.167 Cubic Feet (1 legal size folder)
Biographical / Historical
Abbott Lawrence (1792-1855) was a prominent American businessman, politician, and philanthropist. He founded Lawrence, Massachusetts.
Scope and Contents
e. Proof copy of a speech delivered by Brown, circa 1845-1846, on repeal of the Corn Laws and gold flows. n.p. Noted in Brown's hand, "uncorrected proof."
f. Autograph letter signed, 4to, one and one half pages, dated Richmond Hill [in Liverpool], 11 February 1846, written (in a secretarial hand but signed by Brown) to Abbott Lawrence, Boston, Massachusetts [...] explaining his views on trade relations between England and America, including a long statement on the tobacco trade.
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