This collection consists of one receipt from Stephen Hopkins on February 20, 1775, to Joseph Clarke (1719-1792), general treasurer of the colony of Rhode Island, with Hopkins’ request that Clarke pay the money granted to Hopkins during the eighth session of the Rhode Island General Assembly to Jabez Bowen (1739-1815).
Oral history project sponsored by South Kingstown High School and the Rhode Island Committee for the Humanities, conducted in 1977 under the direction of Linda Wood and Judith Preble, school librarian and English teacher respectively. Students interviewed seventy Rhode Islanders who witnessed and survived the Hurricane of 1938.
The collection consists of taped interviews of former employees of the Jamestown and Newport Ferry company conducted by the Jamestown Historical Society. The interviews, recorded on cassette tapes, release forms, and detailed index comprise this collection.
This collection consists of one letter with a commission from Thomas Jefferson (1742-1826) as Secretary of State to William Channing (1751-1793) of Newport, Rhode Island, appointing Channing as the United States attorney for Rhode Island.
This collection consists of four letters written by A. T. Mahan (1840-1914), American naval officer and historian, to James R. Thursfield (1840-1923), British naval historian and journalist, and his wife.
This collection contains a printed oath filled in and signed at the Custom House at Newport, Rhode Island, certifying that Godfrey Malbone (1724-1785) and his brother John (1735-1795) were the owners of the brig