Charlie Browns of the Cs

Not That Charlie Brown

Digging through newspaper archives, I decided to delve into earlier Charlie Browns. These are just the ones that start with C from the 19th century:

Crook (1822):

Cricketeer (1860):

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Cairo-bound steamer (1862):

Confederate prisoner (1862):

Congressional candidate (1863):

Concerning choice of spouse (1863):

Coat borrower (1866):

Captain (1867):


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General Charlie Brown

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Not That Charlie Brown
Charlie Brown, Chief of Staff

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