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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:
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:
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:
Newport ephemera collection
Extent:
6.26 linear feet (15 document cases)
Date range:
1776-2003 (bulk 1941-2003)
Abstract:
The Newport ephemera collection, created and maintained by the Redwood Library and Athenaeum for reference purposes, consists of printed ephemera such as annual reports, brochures, bylaws, pamphlets, postcards, and programs documenting the people, society, historic homes and buildings, maritime activities, civic organizations, public celebrations, sporting events, commerce, art, and history of Newport, R.I.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.028
Formal title:
Diary of Samuel Ward, Jr., with transcriptions
Extent:
0.15 linear feet (3 folders)
Date range:
1792-1794, 1989-1990
Abstract:
Diary with financial accounts kept by Samuel Ward, Jr., (1756-1832), officer in the American Revolutionary War and later a merchant, while traveling to Paris on business. Two typed transcriptions of his diary are also included.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.034
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:
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:
Adam Philippe, comte de Custine letter of recommendation
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1782
Abstract:
Adam Phillippe, comte de Custine (1740-1793) was the colonel of the Saintonge regiment, part of the French expeditionary force led by Comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807), during the American Revolutionary War. In this document, written in French, Custine lists the various soldiers in his regiment and explains why they are deserving of payment, a pension, or promotion.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.512
Formal title:
Collection on the Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Extent:
1.8 linear feet (1 half document case, 1 flat box)
Date range:
1821-1990 and undated (bulk 1980-1990)
Abstract:
Newspaper clippings and photographs concerning the Redwood Library and Athenaeum in Newport, Rhode Island.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.030
Formal title:
George Gibbs receipt
Extent:
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Date range:
1811
Abstract:
This collection includes a receipt from George Gibbs (1766-1833) of Newport, Rhode, Island, for money received from Captain Daniel Brown.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.516

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