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Unknown [Copy of the obituary of Mr. Lyde Browne]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.612.02 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document Date: circa 1863 Pagination: 2 p. ; 18 x 22.9 cm.

A hand written copy of the obituary of Mrs. Lyde Browne who died at the age of 91. The obituary contains the lineage of Browne along with the distinctions bestowed to members of her family.

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