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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:
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:
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:
Rosina Lytton letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1881
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter written by Irish novelist Rosina Lytton (1802-1882) to a Mr. Ancona on August 18, 1881.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.561
Formal title:
Birckhead collection of Redwood family papers
Extent:
0.21 linear feet (1 half document case)
Date range:
1730-1866 (bulk 1730-1774)
Abstract:
This collection consists mainly of letters, receipts, and accounts relating to Abraham Redwood (1709-1788), the founder of the Redwood Library, and his business dealings in Newport, Rhode Island. Also included are documents concerning the Redwood Library, Abraham Redwood’s contemporaries in Newport, and later letters from David King, a former president of the Redwood Library.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.025
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
Formal title:
Daniel Berkeley Updike letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1926
Abstract:
Letter from Daniel Berkeley Updike (1860-1941), printer and founder of the Merrymount Press, to James N. Gibson (1887-1957) of Newport, Rhode Island.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.579
Formal title:
Henry Van Dyke letter
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1902
Abstract:
This collection consists of one letter from Henry Van Dyke (1852-1933), a Presbyterian clergyman, author, and professor concerning his old parish, the United Congregational Church in Newport, Rhode Island.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.533
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
Formal title:
Richard L. Champlin papers
Extent:
1.0 linear feet (3/4 full record box, 1 half document case, 1 flat file)
Date range:
1747, 1973-1998 (bulk 1973-1998)
Abstract:
Richard L. Champlin was one of the foremost experts on clocks made by Newport clockmaker William Claggett and other clockmakers in the Claggett family. This collection consists of photocopies of primary source material, correspondence, photographs, notebooks and other research materials collected or created by Mr. Champlin in the process of writing articles on Claggett clocks for various publications, including Newport History, the Bulletin of the Newport Historical Society.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.593

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