CHESTER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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Title Diary of Rebecca Brown, 1879
Object Name Diary
Creator Brown, Rebecca
Scope & Content Diary of Rebecca Brown, 1879. Documents her travel (Mrs William Brown) with the 18th US Infantry to Montana in 1879.

[Rebecca Townsend of Chester County, daughter of Washington Townsend, married in 1868 Col. William Harvey Brown who served in the Civil War and later on the western frontier. Col. Brown died in the west in 1883. Their four year old son, George H. Brown, died of diptheria in 1887. See related collection of sympathy letters to Rebecca after the death of her son - Ms. Collection 113]
Collection Diary Collection
Online Finding Aid See also:
Ms. Collection 113, Sympathy letters to Rebecca Brown on death of her son George H. Brown in 1887.
Ms. Collection 138, Wm. Harvey Brown papers, 1821-1921.
Diaries, 1865-1882, of Wm. Harvey Brown [2005.5001.50]
Extent 1 volume