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Moses Brown  A Sketch, Jones, Augustine

Author Name    Jones, Augustine

Book Title   Moses Brown A Sketch

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.)   Paperback

Book Condition   Good with No dust jacket as issued

Edition   First Edition; Various

Publisher's Name    The Rhode Island Printing Company 1892

Seller ID or SKU   60807

Tan cover with brown print. Some chipping around edges of cover. Contents clean. Moses Brown (September 23, 1738 Ė September 6, 1836) was a co-founder of Brown University and a New England abolitionist and industrialist, who funded the design and construction of some of the first factory houses for spinning machines during the American industrial revolution, including Slater Mill. rown was the son of James Brown II and Hope Power Brown and grew up in Providence, Rhode Island. He was the grandson of Baptist minister James Brown (1666-1732), and his father was a prosperous merchant. His father died in 1739, and Moses was raised in the family of his uncle Obadiah Brown who was primarily responsible for running the firmís spermaceti works. The firm was also active in distilling rum, owned an iron furnace, and took part in a wide variety of merchant activities including sponsoring the ill-fated and notorious voyage of the slave ship Sally in 1764. Following Obadiah Brown's death in 1762, Moses Brown served as executor of his estate. Shares in the farming and shipping business were divided between Moses Brown and his three brothers, Nicholas, Joseph, and John; it was renamed as Nicholas Brown & Co. The brothers were co-founders of the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations to Providence. The family was active in the Baptist community of Providence and were descendants of Chad Brown (c. 1600-1650), a Baptist minister who co-founded Providence. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.

Price = 12.97 USD


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