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The Life of William J. Brown of Providence, R.I. (Revisiting New England: the New Regionalism)

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Published by University of New Hampshire Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: historical,
  • Biography: political,
  • Black studies,
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • Rhode Island,
  • People of Color,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Social Science / African-American Studies,
  • 1814-1885,
  • African Americans,
  • Brown, William J.,,
  • Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJoanne Pope Melish (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8793890M
    ISBN 101584655372
    ISBN 109781584655374
    OCLC/WorldCa63178904

      On a late fall day in , Ted Widmer, then-director of Brown’s John Carter Brown Library, was giving a talk on Williams’ life and legacy to about Author: Ben Schreckinger. William Brown and Joanne Pope Melish, editors, The Life of William J. Brown of Providence, R.I. Denis R. Caron, A Century in Captivity: The Life and Trials of Prince Mortimer, a Connecticut Slave David L. Richards, Poland Spring: A Tale of the Gilded Age, – Paul M. Searls, Two Vermonts: Geography and Identity, –Cited by: 4.   The Providence home had been built in by Caleb Osborne and was sold in to Nicholas Brown II (founder of Brown University). The home passed down through generation and ended up in John II's hands. He and Anne wintered at the home for most of their life, summering at Harbor Court. When he died, it went to Anne. He is William J Brown I was born in the town of Providence, State of Rhode Island, Novem My father's name was Noah Brown; his father was Cudge Brown and his mother Phillis Brown. Grandfather Brown was born in Africa, and belonged to a firm (named Brown Brothers) consisting of four, named respectively, Joseph, John, Nicholas and.


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Grandfather Brown was born in Africa, and belonged to a firm (named Brown Brothers) consisting of four, named respectively, Joseph, John, Nicholas. First edition. Original cloth gilt. Corners a little bumped and worn, a few modest stains to the rear board, still a nice, very good plus copy.

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