6 results found for: subject:"Slavery--Rhode Island"

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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

1764 June 8

Brown, Allin

Receipt from Allin Brown to Moses Brown for 'a certain Negro man named Caesar who I promise to Deliver to him on order or Demand'

Rehoboth (Mass.) - Receipt for employ of an enslaved man, Caesar. A note by Moses Brown reads: "A.B. was to pay the execution on which Caesar was to be sold. . ." and 'August 28th 1765, "Recd ye above Named Negro back."

Moses Brown Papers

1764 June 8

Wilmarth, Ephraim

Receipt from Gershom Wilmarth to Moses Brown for purchase of Caesar

Rehoboth (Mass.) - Receipt of a note for L34/17/9 for purchase of an enslaved man, Caesar, "about Twenty two years of age which Negro belong'd to Allen Brown Esq of providence and wass by me taken by Execution..." Also includes note from Allin Brown, 1764 June 8, selling and delivering Caesar to Moses Brown. On verso is a note in Moses Brown's hand: "Allen Brown, of a Negro. Freed by manumission."

Moses Brown Papers

1763 Nov. 19

Whipple, Abraham, 1733-1819

Receipt from Abraham Whipple to Nicholas Brown & Co. for purchase of 'one Negro girl named Deuse'

Providence (R.I.) - Receipt for 1,100 old tenor for purchase of a slave.

Moses Brown Papers