Jacob Jennings Brown papers  1799-1950s (bulk 1799-1837)
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Related items within the Clements Library include:

The Bloomfield-Pike letterbook contains two letters from Brown (March 22, 1813, and April 12, 1813)

The Lewis Cass papers contain at least two letters addressed to Brown (1820).

The David B. Douglass papers contains four letters concerning Brown (September 13, 1814, September 16, 1814, July 29, 1815, and July 29, 1815)

The Oneida County Historical Society holds materials relating to Jacob Jennings Brown.


Cruikshank, E. A. Documents Relating to the Invasion of the Niagara Peninsula by the United States Army Commanded by General Jacob Brown in July and August 1814. Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.: Niagara Historical Society, 1920.

Latham, Frank Brown. Jacob Brown and the War of 1812. [1st ed.] New York: Cowles Book Co, 1971.

Life of General Jacob Brown: to Which are added Memoirs of Generals Ripley and Pike. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman & co., no. 115 Nassau Street, 1856.

Morris, John D. Sword of the Border: Major General Jacob Jennings Brown, 1775-1828. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 2000.

Payments to Major General Brown. Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting the Information Required by a Resolution of the House, the 28th ultimo, in Relation to the Sums of Money which have been Received by Major General Brown; and, also, what Sums have been Received by his Aids, in each Year, since 1820, &c. May 9, 1828. Read, and Laid upon the Table. Washington: Printed by Gales & Seaton, 1828.