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Formal title:
John Bristow arbitration award
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1755
Abstract:
This collection consists of an arbitration award between John Bristow and the owners of the Brigantine Amy: Henry Collins, Ebenezer Flagg, and Samuel Engs, all of Newport, Rhode Island.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.563
Formal title:
Guide to the Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr., collection of manuscripts
Extent:
0.42 linear foot (1 document case)
Date range:
1711-1920 and undated (bulk 1711-1870)
Abstract:
This collection consists mainly of letters, receipts, and accounts from 1711-1920 that were collected by Ralph E. Carpenter, Jr. (1910-2009). The majority of these documents regard various people, places, and events in Newport, Rhode Island, from the colonial period through the early twentieth century.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.040
Formal title:
Marjorie W. Champlin papers
Extent:
0.2 linear feet (4 folders)
Date range:
1943-1993 and undated (bulk 1980-1993)
Abstract:
This collection consists of correspondence Marjorie W. Champlin (1921-1993) of Jamestown, Rhode Island, received in reply to the letters she sent to various United States and Rhode Island legislators and politicians, college professors, journalists, a member of England’s House of Commons, and Queen Elizabeth’s personal secretary at Buckingham Palace.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.540
Formal title:
Cortazzo autograph collection
Extent:
0.83 linear feet (2 document cases)
Date range:
1656-1916 and undated (bulk 1880-1900)
Abstract:
Autographs, letters and letter fragments, postcards, notes, calling cards, poems, military orders, and other official documents collected by Emma Cullum Cortazzo and her daughter, Katherine Cortazzo, from various literary, historical, and royal figures.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.027
Formal title:
Inferior Court of Common Pleas (Newport County) records
Extent:
1.3 linear feet (1 volume)
Date range:
1754-1756
Abstract:
Record book of the Inferior Court of Common Pleas in Newport County documenting civil disputes between individuals. Also includes loose copies of court decisions.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.038
Formal title:
Inferior Court of Common Pleas (Newport County) records
Extent:
1.3 linear feet (1 volume)
Date range:
1754-1756
Abstract:
Record book of the Inferior Court of Common Pleas in Newport County documenting civil disputes between individuals. Also includes loose copies of court decisions.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.033
Formal title:
Thomas Jefferson letter
Extent:
0.02 linear feet (1 oversize folder)
Date range:
1790
Abstract:
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.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.521
Formal title:
Godfrey Malbone oath
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1763
Abstract:
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
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.552
Formal title:
Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau letter of recommendation
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1781
Abstract:
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).
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.558
Formal title:
Roderick Terry, Jr. autograph collection
Extent:
1.3 linear feet (1 document case, 1 flat box)
Date range:
1672-1940 (bulk 1750-1915)
Abstract:
Correspondence, financial accounts, poems, legal documents, notes, lists, and other documents primarily from individuals prominent in colonial and early United States history as well as notable literary figures.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.024

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