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Letter, 1954

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 9 Dec. 1954, and addressed to S. (?) Hughes. Brooke states he was alarmed by "your angry letter" and expresses regret "you have to wait for the book."
Dates: 1954

Letter, note, portrait, newspaper clipping, and an envelope, 1892-1894

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 3-4
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 13 Nov. 1894, and addressed to Barton O. Aylesworth of Fort Collins, Colorado. Brooks responds to Aylesworth's request for biographical information by stating, "I don't like these personal questions for I cannot answer them satisfactorily." The envelope in which the letter was sent is with the collection. Also included is a handwritten and signed note dated 28 May 1892 in which Brooks states that the manuscript, "Take a Walk," is "Just the thing." With...
Dates: 1892-1894

Letter and a portrait, 1862

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 5-6
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 16 July 1862, composed in New York, and addressed to "Dear Sir." Brooks states, "Regretting your personal loss . . . [and] the greater loss of your deserving & prosperous city. I subscribe myself." Also included is a portrait of Brooks clipped from a magazine.
Dates: 1862

Letter, an envelope, and a newspaper clipping, 1894

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 7-8
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter, dated 20 Oct. 1894, and addressed to Barton O. Aylesworth. Brooks responds to Aylesworth's request for biographical information. Brooks tells Aylesworth where information can be found on his publications. Also included is the envelope in which the letter was send and a newspaper clipping describing the writing career of Brooks.
Dates: 1894

Autograph, 1891

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 9-10
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Autograph dated 21 Feb. 1891.
Dates: 1891

Autograph, 1850

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 11-12
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Autograph. The date of the item is uncertain.
Dates: 1850

Portrait and autograph, 1825

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 13-14
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Etching portrait of Brougham and a mechanically reproduced autograph by him. The date of the item is unknown.
Dates: 1825

Postcard, 1900

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 15-16
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Addressed and signed postcard. The item is edged in black probably meaning it announces the death of a friend or a relative. The date of the item is unknown.
Dates: 1900

Autograph, 1900

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 17-18
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Autograph clipped from a letter. The date of the item is unknown.
Dates: 1900

Letter, 1845

 Item — Box: 8, Folder: 19-20
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 1 Sept. 1845, and addressed to the honorable R. J. Walker of "Washington City." The item was composed in Jackson, Mississippi. Brown lists the candidates of the Democrats and Whigs who were running for county offices and comments that he thinks he will be able to come to Washington in the fall.
Dates: 1845