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James Brown II (1698-1739) Papers

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Title:James Brown II (1698-1739) Papers
Date range:1719-1739
Creator:Brown, James, 1698-1739
Extent:2 linear feet
Abstract:James Brown II (1698-1739) was born in Providence. His father was Elder James Brown (1666-1716), a pastor on the First Baptist Church; his mother was Mary (Harris) Brown. James II established himself early in the mercantile business, trading in rum, molasses, slaves and less controversial wares.
Language of materials:English
Repository:Rhode Island Historical Society
Collection number:MSS 309