John Mason Brown Papers,1866-1884

Descriptive Summary

Title
John Mason Brown Papers,1866-1884
Creator
Brown, John Mason, 1837-1890
Extent
3 items
Subjects
Historians-- Kentucky-- Correspondence.
Sihasapa Indians-- Social life and customs.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Lawyer, soldier, historian. Includes an 1866 article Brown wrote about the Blackfoot Indians, noting that he was adopted by the tribe; and a 7 August 1884 letter to General Alpheus Baker sending his translation of the Hymn "Dies Ira