Brown, Moses, 1738-1836

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Quaker, abolitionist, founder of Brown University.

From the description of Letter : Providence, R.I., to an unidentified correspondent, 1774 Dec. 1. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29540202

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Brown, Moses, 1793-1879. Papers, 1815-1911. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Worcester, Noah, 1758-1837. Papers, 1783-1869 (bulk 1816-1837). Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Foster, Dwight, 1757-1823. Papers, 1757-1884, bulk: 1791-1810. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784. Letter, 1780 July 1, Philad[elphi]a, to "Dear Friend" [Moses Brown] / Anth[on]y Benezet. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Obadiah Moses Brown Papers, 1782-1823 Rhode Island Historical Society
creatorOf Ogden, Charles Smith, 1822-1904. Family papers, 1681-1938. Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
referencedIn Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784. Letter, 1773 November, Phila[delphia] to "Esteemed Friend Moses Brown" / Anthony Benezet. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853. Family papers, 1724-1857 (bulk 1788-1853). Haverford College Library
referencedIn Quaker collection, 1700-1888 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784. Letter, 1774 May 9, Philadelphia, to "Respected Friend Moses Brown" / Anthony Benezet. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Brown, Moses, 1738-1836. Jackson-Conard Family Papers, 1748-1910. Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
referencedIn Abraham Whipple papers, Whipple, Abraham, papers, 1763-1793 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Abraham Whipple papers, 1763-1793. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Brown, Moses, 1738-1836. Letter, 1787 November 13, Providence [R.I.], to "Dear Friend" / Moses Brown. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Brown, Moses, 1738-1836. American Friends' Letters, ca. 1676-1986. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Brown, Moses, 1738-1836. Signature, [ca. 1761]. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784. Letter, 1773 December 28, Phil[adelphi]a to "Respected Friend Moses Brown" / Anthony Benezet. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Green, Peter. Moses Brown and the yellow fever epidemic in Providence of 1797 : typescript, 1978 / Peter Green. Rhode Island Historical Society
creatorOf Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784. Papers, 1750-1936 (bulk 1750-1784). Haverford College Library
referencedIn Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784. Letter, 1780 July, [Philadelphia], to "Dear George" / Anth[on]y Benezet. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Brown, Moses, 1738-1836. Letter, 1791 January 16, Providence, to "Respected Friend" [Benjamin Bourn] / Moses Brown. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Bringhurst, James, d. 1810. Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence, 1780-1811. Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
creatorOf Brown, Moses, 1738-1836. Letter : Providence, R.I., to an unidentified correspondent, 1774 Dec. 1. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn John Brown Papers, 1743-1829 Rhode Island Historical Society
creatorOf Williams family. Williams collection, 1743-1859. Newport Historical Society
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correspondedWith Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784. person
correspondedWith Bourne, Benjamin, 1755-1808 person
associatedWith Bringhurst, James, d. 1810. person
associatedWith Brown, John, 1736-1803 person
associatedWith Brown, Moses, 1793-1879. person
associatedWith Brown, Obadiah Moses person
associatedWith Foster, Dwight, 1757-1823. person
associatedWith Green, Peter. person
associatedWith Ogden, Charles Smith, 1822-1904. person
correspondedWith Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 person
associatedWith Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853. person
associatedWith United States. corporateBody
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Williams family. family
associatedWith Worcester, Noah, 1758-1837. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Providence (R.I.)
Philadelphia (Pa.)
United States
Providence (R.I.)
United States
Massachusetts
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Abolitionists--Correspondence
Conscientious objection--Religious aspects--Society of Friends
Slavery
Conscientious objection--18th century
Slavery--Law and legislation
Antislavery movements
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Birth 1738-09-23

Death 1836-09-06

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