[Ned Brownell working on his house's chimney; and four men using a pole to raise a house to put blocks underneath]

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[Ned Brownell working on his house's chimney; and four men using a pole to raise a house to put blocks underneath]
Date
[1855]
Notes
"Mr. B makes a chimney"; "Raises his house to put it on blocks."
Ned [Edward Rogerson Brownell] ALS to Hen [Henry Howard Brownell]; Mama [Lucia Emilia DeWolf], [1855]. s.l., page 1. From a collection of letters written to the Brownell family in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Louisiana, New York City, Cuba, and France. The largest part of the collection are letters to Charles Brownell and his wife Henrietta [Nettie] from Charles' mother [Mummy] and his three brothers, Edward [Ned], Henry, and Clarence, often written with notes added and sent on as a "round robin" correspondence which ended with Charles.
Names and Subjects
Beards--1850-1860.
Beards--Pictorial works.
Beards in art.
Blocks (Building materials)
Building, Wooden--Pictorial works.
Buildings--1850-1860.
Buildings--Louisiana.
Buildings--Maintenance and repair.
Buildings in art.
Chimneys--1850-1860.
Chimneys--Design and construction.
Chimneys--Maintenance and repair.
Chimneys--Pictorial works.
Chimneys in art.
Construction--1850-1860.
Dwellings--Design and construction.
Dwellings--Louisiana--1850-1860.
Dwellings--Maintenance and repair--Pictorial works.
Dwellings in art.
House construction--Pictorial works.
House construction--United States.
Houses--Louisiana.
Houses--Maintenance and repair.
Houses--United States--1850-1860.
Log cabins--1850-1860.
Log cabins--Design and construction.
Log cabins--Drawings.
Log cabins--Louisiana.
Log cabins--Maintenance and repair.
Log cabins--Pictorial works.
Log cabins in art.
Men, White.
Self-portraits--American--1850-1860.
Wood poles.
Manuscripts shelf.
Collection Title
Brownell family papers
Collection Creator
Brownell family
ID
5742
Repository
William L. Clements Library
Date Added/Updated
2018-07-19 17:35:09

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