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1802 July 12

Brown, Moses, 1738-1836

Observations and experiments on lightning bugs

Providence (R.I.) - Observations on the anatomy of a captive firefly and hatching of its eggs.

Moses Brown Papers

1795 Jan. 16

A list of books belonging to Mary Brown

Providence (R.I.) - With incomplete draft of a letter to "dear friend."

Moses Brown Papers

1792 Oct. 25

Brown, Moses, 1788-1836

Draft of letter from Moses Brown to Samuel Elliot

Providence (R.I.) - Re: Taunton case.

Moses Brown Papers

1769

Brown, Moses, 1738-1836

Observations on the Transit of Venus

Providence (R.I.) - Observations of the transit with notes on responsibilities for recording information.

Moses Brown Papers

1805 Dec. 27

Brown, Moses, 1738-1836

Subscription list to support an instructor in an evening school for People of Color

Providence (R.I.) - Signed by Brown with a pledge of $20.

Moses Brown Papers

1774 Dec. 15

Greene, Caleb

Manumission records: divestment of partial interest in two enslaved men, Peter and Venter

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

Moses Brown Papers

1766 Sept. 18

Brown, Moses, 1788-1836

Receipt from Moses Brown to Mary Brown for 'for a Negro Girl Named Pegg'

Providence (R.I.) - Promise to pay $70 for enslaved woman, Pegg.

Moses Brown Papers

1792 Nov. 23

Brown, Moses, 1788-1836

Draft letter from Moses Brown to Samuel Elliot

Providence (R.I.) - The Abolition Society has approved support for the Taunton case.

Moses Brown Papers

1769

Plea for free colored man held in prison in Savannah on suspicion of being a run away slave

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."

Moses Brown Papers

1789

Providence Society for Abolishing the Slave-Trade

Constitution of the Providence Society for Abolishing the Slave-Trade

Providence (R.I.) - Printed constitution with note added in manuscript: "Adopted, 20th day of 2d mo. 1789."

Moses Brown Papers