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Obadiah Moses Brown Papers

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Title:Obadiah Moses Brown Papers
Date range:1782-1823
Creator:Brown, Obadiah Moses
Extent:0.75 linear feet
Abstract:Obadiah M. Brown was born on July 15, 1771,* the only son of Moses (1738-1836) and Anna (Brown) Brown (1744-1773) of Providence. In adulthood he added Moses as a middle name and used the signature Obadiah M. Brown to distinguish himself from his cousin Obadiah Brown, son of Joseph Brown.
Language of materials:English
Repository:Rhode Island Historical Society
Collection number:MSS 941