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!UNKNOWN LABEL

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1890 Jan. 11
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1890 Jan. 11
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Language
eng
Summary
Letter, dated 11 January 1890, from Thomas H. Bayly Browne (1844-1892) of Accomack County, Virginia, and member of the United States House of Representatives to Charles R. Deacon of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, regretting that he is unable to accept a dinner invitation
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Thomas Henry Bayly Browne was born 8 February 1844 in Accomack County, Virginia. He attended Hanover and Bloomfield Academies, leaving Bloomfield when the Civil War began. He enlisted in Company F, 39th Virginia Infantry. He later served in Chew's Battery. Browne surrendered with the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court House. Browne graduated from the University of Virginia with a law degree in 1867 and began practicing law. In 1873 he was elected Commonwealth's attorney for Accomack County. Browne was elected to Congress and served from 1887 to 1891. He lost a reelection bid and returned to his law practice in Accomack County. Browne died 27 August 1892 in Accomack County and is buried in the Mt. Custis cemetery.
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Vi
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Letter
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
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1
Immediate source of acquisition
  • 05/20/52
  • Aldine Book Company
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000489888
Type of unit
leaf.

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