American abolitionist and industrialist from New England, who funded the design and construction of some of the first factory houses for spinning machines during the American industrial revolution, including Slater Mill.- Moses Brown
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Active from the late colonial era until the American Civil War, the end of which brought about the abolition of American slavery through the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution .
Rhode Island Quakers, associated with Moses Brown, were among the first in America to free slaves.
American merchant, statesman from Providence, Rhode Island and maritime merchant.
Together with his brothers Nicholas, Joseph and Moses, John was instrumental in founding Brown University (then known as the College of Rhode Island) and moving it to their family's former land in Providence.
Historic textile mill complex on the banks of the Blackstone River in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, modeled after cotton spinning mills first established in England.
Shortly after immigrating to the United States, Slater was hired by Moses Brown of Providence, Rhode Island, to produce a working set of machines necessary to spin cotton yarn using water power.
Private Ivy League research university in Providence, Rhode Island.
To establish a campus, John and Moses Brown purchased a four-acre lot on the crest of College Hill on behalf of the school.
Early English-American industrialist known as the "Father of the American Industrial Revolution" (a phrase coined by Andrew Jackson) and the "Father of the American Factory System".
In 1789, leading Rhode Island industrialist Moses Brown moved to Pawtucket, Rhode Island to operate a mill in partnership with his son-in-law William Almy and cousin Smith-Brown.
Epoch during the first 100 years of United States history where the economy progressed from manual labor and farm labor to a greater degree of industrialization based on labor.
Moses Brown, a leading Rhode Island industrialist secured the services of Slater, with Slater promising to recreate British textile designs.
Providence, Rhode Island slave-trader, merchant, civic leader and co-signer of the charter of the College of Rhode Island in 1763.
Following the death of his uncle Obadiah, the family business conglomerate that included maritime trade along the Eastern Seaboard, with the Caribbean and with England; a rum distillery; spermaceti candle manufacturing; an iron foundry (the Hope Furnace); and a network of shops, was renamed Nicholas Brown & Co. Until 1771, Brown worked in partnership with his three younger brothers Joseph (1733–1785), John (1736–1803), and Moses (1738–1836), who were known in Rhode Island annals as the "Four Brothers."
Quaker school located in Providence, Rhode Island, offering pre-kindergarten through secondary school classes.
It was founded in 1784 by Moses Brown, a Quaker abolitionist, and is one of the oldest preparatory schools in the country.
American businessman and philanthropist from Providence, Rhode Island, who was the namesake of Brown University.
He was the nephew of John Brown (1736–1803) and Moses Brown (1738–1836) and a descendant of the English colonist and Baptist minister Chad Brown (c.
Privately endowed membership organization, founded in 1822, dedicated to collecting, preserving, and sharing the history of Rhode Island.
The Rhode Island Historical Society was founded and funded by many of Providence's early Yankees, including Moses Brown and Henry J. Steere.