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-- Manuscript Group 1264, James Emery Brooks (1799 - 1850), Merchant, Importer Papers, 1757 - 1861

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1264. BROOKS, JAMES EMERY, (1799-1850), merchant, importer.

      Papers, 1757-1861.  15 items.


   Brooks was a student a Phillips Exeter Academy, joined a Masonic Lodge in Boston and later moved to Philadelphia where he established his business. The collection includes letters, accounts and assets of Captain James Emery Brooks, hair lockets taken from Brooks and his first wife Mary, as well as a dissertation on acute pneumonia given to Jefferson Medical College in 1848 by Brooks' cousin, Horace Ladd, M.D.

   Gift of James Emery Brooks of Glen Ridge, N.J., 1941.



MG 1264 – James E. Brooks, 1757-1861





1 Papers 1819-1861



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