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Formal title:
Theodore K. Gibbs commissions
Extent:
0.02 linear feet (1 oversize folder)
Date range:
1862, 1866
Abstract:
This collection consists of two United States Army commissions conferred upon Theodore K. Gibbs (1840-1909) of Newport, Rhode Island, during his service in the American Civil War.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.537
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:
Anne MacVicar Grant letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1831
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Anne MacVicar Grant (1755-1838), a Scottish poet, to Lady Charlotte Bury (1775-1861), a British author and poet.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.517
Formal title:
Ulysees S. Grant letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1877
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), 18th President of the United States, to his friend regarding his plans for after his presidency and his opinion on the Election of 1876.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.518
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:
David Priestly Hall and David Prescott Hall papers
Extent:
1 linear foot (1 record box)
Date range:
1819-1907 (bulk 1854-1907)
Abstract:
This collection contains letters and commonplace books from New York City lawyers, who often spent their summers in Newport, Rhode Island: David Priestly Hall (1798-1868) and his youngest son, David Prescott Hall (1845-1907). Also included is a series of drafts recounting the history of the United States, written by David Prescott Hall as a young child, and letters sent between father and son.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.005
Formal title:
Hall family papers
Extent:
1.0 linear foot(1 record box)
Date range:
1946-2006 (bulk 1962-1988)
Abstract:
Rosalys Haskell Hall (1914-2006) was a successful children’s book author, and great granddaughter of Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910). These papers document her writing career, as well as those of her father, Henry Marion Hall (1877-), and her sisters Frances Minturn Howard (1905-1995) and Julia Ward Howe Stickley (1903-1983), with manuscript drafts, research notes and correspondence.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.012
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:
H. L. Herbert letters
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1890
Abstract:
This collection consists of two letters from H. L. Herbert, first chairman of the United States Polo Association, to George Griswold of New York concerning the sport of polo.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.519

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