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Finding aid of the Richard Brown Obituaries C057736
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Description
This folder contains two documents. The first is a small newspaper clipping of the obituary of Richard Brown. The second is a six-page handwritten eulogy for Richard Brown. Both documents provide biographical information on Brown in addition to praising him for the work he had accomplished and for his good character.
Background
Richard Brown was born August 28, 1818 in Deer Isle, Maine. He left Boston and arrived in San Francisco on October 30, 1849 via Cape Horn on the bark Sea Eagle. His address at this time was on Jones St. He was an Argonaut, but also worked in real estate. He joined the SCP on August 1, 1859. He died on April 11, 1890, at the age of 73, in San Francisco.
Extent
1.0 folder (1 item, 6 pages)
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Availability
The collection is open for research