1805 Dec. 27
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836
Providence (R.I.) - Signed by Brown with a pledge of $20.
1774 Dec. 15
Providence (R.I.) - "Under a sense of the Oppression and Injustice of Buying and selling of men as Slaves and Desire to Remove far as may be, the Evil Practice thereof," Greene divests himself of a one quarter interest in "a certain Indian or Mulatto of what Nation he may be, Called and known by the Name of Peter" and a one half interest in "a Negro Man Named Venter." Witnessed by Moses Br... more
1766 Sept. 18
Brown, Moses, 1788-1836
Providence (R.I.) - Promise to pay $70 for enslaved woman, Pegg.
Rhode Island - Note relaying news that a free colored man, Thomas Francis of Newport, son of Violet Francis, is being held in jail in Savannah "on suspicion of being a runaway slave. He has been there in chains six months & wishes Capt. Cooke to make some exertions to obtains his release -- refers to Robert Lawton of Newport."
Providence Society for Abolishing the Slave-Trade
Providence (R.I.) - Printed constitution with note added in manuscript: "Adopted, 20th day of 2d mo. 1789."