Salted paper print, 1856
With Brown's signature, birth date and location (Frankfort, Kentucky) and an inscription ("Truly your friend and Classmate") handwritten in brown ink to Grove P. Lawrence, owner of the yearbook, on opposing page. Brown was a member of the Skull and Bones Society and he is shown in the photograph wearing the Society's insignia pin at the center of his cravat. NOTE: Brown graduated from Yale in 1856. He went on to become a prominent lawyer.