Mrs. Mary Almy's account of the cannonading of the French Fleet in Newport
0.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Account of the cannonading of the French Fleet in Newport, Rhode Island, while the city was occupied by the British Army written by Mary Almy (1735-1808), a Loyalist, to her husband, Benjamin Almy (1724-1818).
Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau letter of recommendation
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This collection consists of one letter of recommendation written by Comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807) regarding his recommendation for a soldier’s promotion in the French Army during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783).
Bill of lading for Captain Joseph Trowbridge (1736-1790) of New Haven, Connecticut, for a shipment to Newport, Rhode Island, to be used by the French troops stationed there during the American Revolutionary War.
Deeds, accounts, court martial proceedings, and correspondence concerning various members of the Turner family of both East Greenwich and Newport, Rhode Island, particularly Dr. Peter Turner (1751-1822), Dr. William Turner (1757-1837), and Commodore Peter Turner (1803-1871).