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Formal title:
William Ellery letter
Extent:
0.02 linear feet (1 oversize folder)
Date range:
1798
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from William Ellery (1727-1827), collector of the port of Newport, Rhode Island, to David L. Barnes (1760-1812), Rhode Island District Attorney, regarding maritime law.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.536
Formal title:
Benjamin Franklin and John Foxcroft receipt
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1763
Abstract:
This collection consists of one receipt to Thomas Vernon (1718-1784), postmaster for Newport, Rhode Island, from Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) and John Foxcroft (d. 1790), the deputy Postmasters General for North America in 1763.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.513
Formal title:
William C. Gibbs papers
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1822-1823
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter and a commission, both signed by William C. Gibbs (1789-1871) during his term as governor of Rhode Island.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.542
Formal title:
Stephen Gould genealogy of the Rodman family
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1822
Abstract:
This collection consists of a family history of the Rodman family of Newport, Rhode Island, compiled by Stephen Gould (1781-1838) of Newport.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.559
Formal title:
William Greene letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1784
Abstract:
This letter from Governor William Greene (1731-1809) to the sheriff of Newport County, William Davis (fl. 1784), gives direction on when and how to announce the success of the Treaty of Paris (1783) between the United States and the King of England.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.576
Formal title:
Peter Harrison shipping agreement
Extent:
0.02 linear feet (1 oversize folder)
Date range:
1740
Abstract:
Peter Harrison (1716-1775), was a ship master before beginning his career as a prominent architect in the American colonies. This collection consists of a printed agreement between Harrison and John Freebody to ship gold.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.553
Formal title:
Samuel Holmes letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1753
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Samuel Holmes of Newport, Rhode Island, to Thomas Fareweather, a merchant in Boston, Massachusetts.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.520
Formal title:
Samuel Hopkins letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1770
Abstract:
Letter from Samuel Hopkins (1721-1803), theologian and pastor at the First Congregational Church of Newport, Rhode Island, to Susanna Anthony (1726-1791) of Newport.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.564
Formal title:
Stephen Hopkins receipt
Extent:
0.02 linear feet (1 oversize folder)
Date range:
1775
Abstract:
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).
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.538
Formal title:
Julia Ward Howe papers
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1897-1899 and undated
Abstract:
Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910) was a prominent writer, poet, reformer, and lecturer, who was best known for writing the “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” and her contributions to the women’s rights movement. This collection includes two letters and one poem written by Howe.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.556

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