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Indenture Between the Trustees of Rhode Island Colony, in the names of Jahleel Brenton, Thomas Richardson, Daniel Updike, Gideon Wanton, John Dester, Edward Scott, James Arnold and George Brown, with Samuel Peares for a tract of land in Warwick, dated 1743; discharged in 1750. Small folio broadside, printed & filled in in holograph. Somewhat browned, but fine.
1744
 

A Short History of the African Union Meeting and School-House, Erected in Providence (R.I.) in the Years 1819, '20, '21; with Rules for Its Future Government.
1821
 

At the General Assembly of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations, begun and holden by adjournment at Newport, within and for said State, on the second Monday of June...
1817
 

City Charter, Proposed for the Adoption of the Freemen of Providence, at a Town Meeting, to be Holden April 29th, 1829.
1829
 

State Debt of the Dorrites! How Is It To Be Paid? If Carpenter is elected, a Land Tax is inevitable! [Caption title]. Folio broadside, printed in three columns.
1843
 

Algerine Law. [Caption title]. Broadside, 12.5" x 7.5", printed in two columns.
1842
 

[Verses/ Made on the Sudden Death of Six Young Women and one Boy, who were/] Drowned at Jamestown, Rhode-Island, July 13, 1782. [Caption title, with missing text] Broadside, 20.5 x 17 cm (actual size of ours). Verse in two columns, with typographical line between.
1798
 

The Providence Selection of Hymns, Supplementary to Dr. Watts....Particularly designed for Christian Worship.
1820
 

Charter of the Fellowship Club, Instituted at Newport...1752...which charter was renewed and altered...1785. And Incorporated by the Name of the Marine Society.
1819
 

Preamble and Constitution of the Rhode-Island Suffrage Association, Adopted Friday Evening, March 27, 1840.
1840
 

New Year's Address of the Carriers of the of the Providence Daily Evening Press. January 1, 1866. [Caption title]. Sm. folio verse broadside, printed in two columns with typographicl border.
1866
 

Providence, Rhode Island General Store Ledger, 1810-16, 1832, 1841. Folio. 124 pp. Contemp. full sheep. Ink. Very thorough & legible.
1810
 

T.W. Dorr. Inaugurated Governor of Rhode Island, May 3d, 1842. [Caption title].
1844
 

Thomas W. Dorr, Elected Governor of Rhode island, under the Peoples Constitution. "The People are Sovereign and I cannot and shall not compromise their rights."
1844
 

A Supplement to the Digest of the Laws...1798. Public Laws of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations, Passed Since the Session of the Hon. General Assembly in January 1798.
1810
 

Rhode Island Horse Shoe Company, Established June, 1867. Manufacturers of Perkins Patent Machine Steam Hammered Horse and Mule Shoes, of the United States Standard, Providence, RI.
1877
 

1760s Resolution not to Admit Officers Appointed by John Temple, Esq. (1732-1798) n.d. by Rhode Island Colonial officials . 16 lines, ink. Slightly browned, very good.
1765
 

Providence, R.I. Town Council Meeting Concerning Ship John Jay. September 4, 1804. Two Pages, 4to, ink. Probable clerk's copy. Slight fraying.
1804
 

Barstow Stove Company's Works [at top of mount]. Corner of Point and Chestnut Streets, Providence, R.I. [at bottom of mount].
1880
 

T.W. Dorr. Inaugurated Governor of Rhode Island, May 3d, 1842. [Caption title].
1844
 

Massachusetts Bay Court Document Concerning the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Boundary. November 11, 1710. One Page. Narrow 4to. (Folio sheet folded). Contemporary Holograph Copy Signed by G. Willard, Secretary.
1710
 

Rhode Island Boundary Document, Relating to the Pawtuxet Lands. February 6, 1709/10. 1 p. 8vo. Signed by Thos. Fenner, Benjamin Carpenter, Joseph Williams, Peleg L. Rhodes, Richard Browne, Andrew Harris. Ink, some browning, old folds. Very good.
1709
 

The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ...[and] The Book of Psalms, Translated Out of the Original Hebrew...
1837
 

A List of Persons Assessed in the Town Tax of Forty Thousand Dollars, Voted by the Freemen of Providence, June 1827. With the Amount of the Valuation and Tax of Each.
1827
 

Muster Roll of the Stewards, Ward-Masters, Matrons, and Nurses Employed in the Hospital at Fort Wolcott, R.I., in the 2nd Military Department Under the Direction of William Turner, Fort Surgeon. Signed by W. Turner and I.B. Crane, Major, Mustering Officer. May 1 to June 30, 1820. Oblong folio, folded printed form filled in ink. Docketed as duplicate. Folds, fine.
1820
 

(GENEALOGY). MASON FAMILY of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. (1.) "Sampson Mason and his Descendants". Unk., n.d. ca. 1880s. Notebook, holograph. 8"x10", Approx. 37pp Inc. "A record of the children of Jacob and Martha Hartshorn", Orig. board covers, printed numbered pages. Cover wear and warpage, spine separating, mold, repairs. Very legible hand.
1880
 

Schofield & Rhodes Account Book. 1855-56. Folio. 25 pp. Contemp. marbled board cover, lined pages. Legible ink.
1855
 

Accounts of a General Store in Attleboro, Massachusetts. August 14-November 29, 1827. 110 pp. Narrow folio. Contemp. calf backed boards, partially disbound, spine damage, cover wear, pages brittle, browned. Few torn pages. Legible ink.
1827
 

The Public Laws of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations, As revised...January, 1798....
1798
 

Indenture of Lease between Gould & Parkis and the City of Providence. December 1, 1845. Sheet 6.25 x 7.5 in. Filled printed form. Ink. Signed by Stephen Tripp, City Treasurer and William F. Greene, Witness. Browned, fine. With an engraving of Market Square, Providence, R.I., ca.1844.
1844
 

THE FREE-WILL BAPTIST MAGAZINE, for the Year of Our Lord 1826. Volume 1, [# 1.]
1826
 

Clarke Family of  Kingstown, Rhode Island. Documents, 1741-1951. 270 pp. of Documents; Correspondence, Deeds, Commissions, Wills. 540 photos, 1880s to 1951. 60 pp. of printed matter and news clippings. Overall good to fine condition.
1741
 

State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations. In General Assembly, October Session, 1779. An Act for the better forming, regulating and conducting the military Force of this State. [Caption title]. Folio broadsheet. Printed in three columns of each side. Uncut.
1779
 

Brown University. Order of Exercises and Theses for Commencement. September 1, 1813.
1813
 

Address of the News-Carrier, to the Patrons of the Rhode-Island Republican. Newport, January 1, 1827. [Caption title]. Sm. folio broadside, verse in two columns with fine typographical border.
1827
 

Inventory of Israel Record of Scituate, R.I., Sold at Publick Vendue. April 14, 1793. 8 x 10.5 in. 1 p., docketed on verso by Rufus Hopkins. Signed by Hopkins and Job Fisk, Jr. Ink, browned, folds, few brown spots, otherwise fine.
1793
 

State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations. In General Assembly, October Session, 1779. An Act for the better forming, regulating and conducting the military Force of this State. [Caption title]. Folio broadsheet. Printed in three columns of each side. Uncut.
1779
 

Blackstone Canal Commissioners. Three (3) Documents. 1) List of Affected Land Presented to the Court of Common Pleas, Providence, May Term 1825. 12 x 14 in., folded in half, 5 pp. Ink, previous folds, fading, chips at left margin, outside cover soiled at edges. 2) Waterman, Rufus. Claim for Value of Lot. Providence, February 28, 1826.  8 x 12.5 in. 1 p. Ink. Previous folds, few small holes at folds, slight fading. 3) Watson, William R., Court Clerk. Warrant to Canal Commissioners by Specialty Court of Common Pleas.  September 3, 1827. Witnessed by Thomas Mann and William Aplin. 12. 5 x 15.5 in. Folded in half, 3 pp. Ink. Fading, previous folds, small hole, soiling at crease.
1825
 

S. Mer[...]- Sept, 28, 184[2?]-.  Satirical Essay Which Mentions [Thomas Wilson] Dorr. Sheet 12 x15 in. Folded in half, 3.5 pp. Large 4to. Edges frayed, browned, some tears and loss. Brittle. Signed “Marius”?.
1842
 

1845 Large Folio, Mezzotint Engraving of Thomas Wilson Dorr, Governor of Rhode Island Under the "People's Convention Constitution" in 1842. "Engraved by W. Warner from a Daguerreotype". Copyrighted and Published in 1845 by V.F. & M.F. Harrison of Philadelphia.
1845
 

Deed from Olney Winsor to Squier Thurber. Providence, R.I. September 14, 1791. Signed, sealed, O. Winsor, Hopee Winsor. Docketed & recorded. Witness Daniel Cooke, Justice of the Peace. Printed & ink filled form 7.75 x 13 in. 2 pp. Previous folds, browned. Slight tears at folds, one taped repair. Very good.
1791
 

Providence Institution for Savings Daily Statement Ledger. January 1860 - January 1864. 12 x 17.75 inches. 350 pp. Left-hand columns printed, remaining columns filled in ink. Highly legible. Contemp. morocco with gilt stamping; spine shot, but hinges sound; a few signatures loose.
1860
 

New Year's Address, to the Patrons of the Rhode Island Sun. Jan. 1, 1863. [Caption title]. 4to broadside, printed in two columns, with typographical border.
1863
 

The Rhode-Island Register and United States Calendar, for the Year of our Lord Christ, 1823. 96 pp. Printed and sold by Brown & Danforth (Providence [R.I.]) with Hand Written Ship Arrival Notes, 4 pp., 1823. Paper cover, sewn with string. Worm holes and cover wear, pages browned.
1823
 

Daily Advertiser and American-Extra. Providence, January, 1831. Memorial, to the General Assembly, From the Antimasonic State Convention, Read January 12. And Referred to a Select Committee. [Caption title and partial text]. Broadsheet, 21” x 15," six columns to a side. Old folds, sheet lightly browned, some spotty foxing and age stains, but very good withal, with generous margins.
1831
 

Moses Brown’s Inventory of the Estate of Jas Angell. 1786. Sheet 12 x 15 inches. 1 p. Ink. Tear at fold, no loss, browned.
1786
 

Printed & holograph (ink) form,” This indenture … made and executed on the [first] day of [December] in the year 184[5] by and between the City of Providence … and [Winthrop Pidge] … that in consideration for the sum of [Eighty] dollars … the said City leases … until the first Monday of December, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Forty-[Six] Stall No. [twelve] in the Market-House [upper] floor, with all its privileges and appurtenances…. Witness [signature of Edward Harwood]. [Signed at conclusion: Winthrop Pidge and Stephen Tripp, City Treasurer.] 6” x 7," neat docket on verso. folded in half horizontally.
1845
 

Memorial To the Hon. General Assembly … at their Session to be holden on the last Monday in October, 1839, the undersigned, Freeman of the town of Cumberland--Respectfully represent--that at a meeting of Delegates from Different Banks in this State, held in Providence … it was recommended that the several Banks of this State should suspend the payment of their debts; and … that all, or nearly all of said Institutions, have from that time to the present, utterly refused payment of all claims presented…. [Caption title & partial text]. Broadside, 16” x 8," text in three columns, signed in type by Fenner Brown, Aaron White, Jr., “and four others,” dated Cumberland, October, 1839 at conclusion. Some spotty foxing at top. Very good.
1839
 

Invoice of Sundries on Board the Brig Ann & Hope, George Luther, Master, Bound for Trade Town. November, 16, 1806. Sheet 7.5 x 12.5 inches. 1 p. Browned, folds, small pinholes at folds. Docketed.
1806
 

Standing Rules, Adopted by the House of Representatives of the State of Rhode-Island...June Session, A.D. 1828. [Caption title]. Oblong folio broadside.
1834
 

Manuscript Memorandum of the State of Mind & Sum of Circumstances of [the Death of] Joanna Brown. Author or Scribe Unknown. 1785. 13 x 16 inches, folded in half. Ink. 3 pp. Browned, water stains, slight tears at folds.
1785
 

The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America: Together with the Psalter, or Psalms of David. [And] The Whole Book of Psalms, in Metre; with Hymns, Suited to the Feasts and Fasts of the Church...
1803
 

Little Warbler. Vol. V. Naval Songs.
1831
 

The Constitution of…Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations, as Adopted by the Convention, Assembled at Newport, September, 1842. Disbound, sheets loose. Outer leaves tanned, tiny piece (blank) chipped from top corner of first leaf. Small numeric rubberstamp on title with date stamp on last page. Good.
1842
 

Charter of the Grocers and Producers Bank, Providence, R.I.
1853
 

An Act of the Town of Johnston, Respecting Highways, Passed November 16, 180[8].
1808
 

Minutes of the Early Proceedings of the Baptist Society; Also the Charter of the Incorporation and By-Laws of the Charitable Baptist Society in Providence, R.I.
1828
 

Audit of the Town Treasury of Johnston, [R.I.]. 1776. Signed by Auditors John Fenner and Andrew Harris. 4to. 1 p. Docketed on verso. Folds, slight tear and few tiny holes at fold, light browning. Bright ink.
1776
 

[Petition Against a Dorrance Street Providence Theatre]. “To the Honorable the Board of Alderman of the City of Providence. The undersigned, FREEMEN of the City of Providence...” 6.5" wide x 84" long. With another sheet 6.5 x 8 inches. Heading printed, over 220 original signatures in ink. Printed sections have remains of red wax, pages attached to make continuous list. Very good overall with legible signatures.
1838
 

Suffrage Pledge [and] Rhode-Island Algerines' Appeal to John Davis, Gov. of Massachusetts. [Caption titles]. Oblong 4to broadside. 7 verses & 11 verses (the latter in two columns). Typographical borders around each poem.
1842
 

Statement of the amount due the Proprietors of the Washington Bridge [Providence, R.I.], estimating costs, expenditures and receipts according to the report of the committee…[Caption title]. Broadside, 27” x 9." Neatly folded in half, a couple of creases, edges a bit frayed at top and bottom, but overall about fine.
1838
 

At a special meeting of the Providence Steam-Boat Company, holden at the Hall of the Washington Hotel, on the 2d day of February inst. a Committee was appointed, consisting of E.S. Williams, H.R. Greene, W. Paine, jun., Nathaniel Bishop and John Pettes, empowered to sell the Steam-Boat Providence to the New York and Boston Transportation Company; and notice is hereby given to the Stockholders, that said Committee have effected the sale of said Boat and Furniture for the sum of $70,000, reserving the right of free passage in said Boat to such as are now entitled to that privilege, by paying to the said Transportation Company the sum of Fifty Dollars yearly. And it is further expected that such of the Stockholders as wish to retain the right, will make it known by the first day of March next, at which time the said Boat is to be delivered to the purchasers. [Signed in type:] J. Borden, Sec’y. Broadside, 9-5/8” x 7-5/8." italic type throughout, with printed date at head, Providence, February 18, 1836. Integral blank leave addressed in manuscript on verso to Mr. William R. Bowers/Providence, with red wax seal. Folded for mailing, else fine.
1836
 

Proceedings of the Town of Providence. The Resolutions…officially detailed below, were, after full discussion and mature deliberation, almost unanimously adopted by the most numerous Town-Meeting ever held in this town….The object of this meeting being to take into consideration the Alarming Situation of the Country, arising from the Embargo Laws….[Caption title and beginning of text]. Broadside, 20” x 12," text in four columns. Manuscript docket on verso. Sheet uniformly toned. Folded in quarters, with significant separations radiating along folds from center, affecting text mainly along central horizontal line.
1809
 

Roll of Members of the Convention to Frame a Constitution, Assembled at Newport, September, 1842. Hon. James Fenner, President: Hon. Henry Y. Cranston, Vice-President. [Caption title]. Broadside, 13” x 8." Old folds, browned along one fold with a few spots of foxing, otherwise very good with good margins.
1842
 

Quaker Marriage Contract of John Borden and Sarah Shearman. Portsmouth, December 8, 1784. 1 p. Printed, filled contract signed by the principals and 34 witnesses. Sheet 13 x 16.5 inches. Docketed on verso and recorded by Thos. Gould, Jun., Middletown, December 10, 1784. Watermarked paper, archival repairs along two vertical folds.
1784
 

Rhodes & Smith Woollen Factory in Pawtuxet. Receipt Pawtuxet, July 25, 1818. Signed by T. Dorrance. Scrap 2.75 x 7.5 inches. Ink bright.
1818
 

Warwick Asylum for the Poor. Cash Book. March 25, 1848 to February 8, 1864. Notebook 5.5 x 8 inches. 188 pp. Includes 1 Sheet, 13 x 16 inches, entitled “J.B. Tillinghast for Town of Warwick to D. Millard, 1861.” Contemp. calf, spine shot, edges rubbed. Ink entries legible.
1848
 

The American Journal; and General Advertiser. Thursday, April 22, 1779. Vol. I, No. VI. Folio. 4 pp. Printed in three columns.
1779
 

Total Returns of the 1840 Census for Rhode Island. Copy Submitted from Clerk’s office, District Court, Providence, to Federal Government. April 20, 1841. John T. Pitman, Clerk. Included with Copy of Report to Stephen Cahoone, General Treasurer, Concerning Numbers of Public School Children. From Sub Committee: Thos M. Burgess, Thos. W. Dorr, Moses B. Ives. Sheet 18 x 21 inches, folded in half. 3 pp. Folds, separations at folds, browned. Docketed. Legible ink.
1841
 

Draft of By-Law to Provide and Maintain a Police Office. Providence, 1826. 8 x13 inches. Plus Report Signed by Wm. E. Richmond, Thomas Burgess, and Charles F. Tillinghast, Committee. June 2, 1826. 8.5 x 13.75 inches. 6 pp. altogether. Ribbon tied. Folds, slight edge chipping, holes at folds (no loss), repaired tear, browned. Legible ink.
1826
 

Recommendations for Watchmen to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. Providence, June, 1842. Signatures of 28 Persons. 8 x 10 inches, with cover 13 x 18 inches, folded in half. 5 pp. Folds, browning, very good. Legible ink.
1842
 

Record Book of the Rhode Island Know Nothing Party, Twig No. 18. Forty-Five (45) Filled Pages, in Ink. Manuscript includes: Five (5) Pages of the Local's Manuscript Constitution, the State Council's Printed Constitution Laid In, a Twelve (12) Page List of 282 Member Signatures and Addresses, and Twenty-Eight (28) Pages of Minutes. Sm. Folio, 3/4 calf, marbled boards; presentation letter dated 1930, tipped into front free endpaper. Providence, Rhode Island, July 27, 1854 to June 6, 1855. 8 x 13 inches. Very Good.
1854
 

Survey of Plat Laid Out to Job Carpenter in Providence. Benoni Lockwood, Surveyor, April 19, 1828. Recorded by W.M. Staples, Clerk, July 29, 1828. Includes Sketch. Docketed and Recorded, Witnessed by Nathan W. Jackson, Town Clerk. 8 x 12.5 inches. Folds, browned, edges uneven. Legible ink. 
1828
 

Providence Association of Mechanics and Manufactures. Explanation of the Engraved Certificate of Membership, Issued, April, 1830. [Caption title]. Folio broadside, in two columns with typographical border.
1830
 

A CITIZEN OF NARRAGA To the Electors of the Western Congressional District. [Caption title]. Folio broadside, printed in four columns.
1847
 

ALLEN PAUL. Original Poems. Serious and Entertaining.
1801
 

ALLEN, AMOS, JOHN WH Know all men by these presents that we Amos Allen and John Whipple Gentlemen, Samuel Young, Benjamin Comstock, William Wheaton and Jonathan Marsh, Merchants, all of Providence...are held and stand firmly bound and obliged unto Joseph Clarke, Esq. General Treasurer of the State aforesaid, in the Sum of Eighteen Thousand Nine Hundred Pounds, Lawful Money of said State to be paid....Whereas the General Assembly of the State...on the Twenty fifth day of February 1784 Granted a Lottery for raising a sum not exceeding One Thousand Pounds for the purpose of Building a public Market House, for the benefit of the North Park of said Providence and also to build a Bridge at the South Side of the Workhouse Lot over to the Main street in said Providence...[Caption title & text].
1784
 

ALLEN, ZACHARIAH. ALS, 3 pp., 4to, ink, Providence, [R.I.], July 31, 1830, to Richard Ward.
1830
 

AMES, NATHANIEL. A Mariner's Sketches, Originally Published in the Manufacturers and Farmers Journal, Providence. Revised, Corrected and Enlarged by the Author.
1830
 

AMES, SAMUEL. Remarks of Hon. Samuel Ames, Reporter of the Decisions of the Supreme Court, in Explanation of the Case, Robert H. Ives vs. Charles T. Hazard, et al.
1859
 

ANDERSON, CHARLES L. Four (4) pp. ALS to His Mother, Concerning Festivities in Lowell, Massachusetts, July 6, 1858. 8 x 10 inche, folded in half. No cover. Browned, fine.
1858
 

ANON. Fellow Citizens of the Western Congressional District. [Caption title]. Tall 4to broadside, printed in two columns.
1846
 

ANON. Dorr Returned!! [Caption title]. Folio broadside, printed in three columns.
1843
 

ANON. Massachusetts and Rhode Island Horse & Wagon Carting Business Account Book, 1839-42. In ink. Very clean & legible. In the Plymouth, Mass. environs.
1839
 

ANON. To the Freemen of the State of Rhode-island, &c. &c. [Caption title].
1817
 

ANON. The Mechanics' Assistant, or Universal Measurer, Containing a Collectio of Tables of Measures, Weights and Powers...With an Appendix; Exhibiting the Strength of Beams, &c. And a Correct Method of calculaing the Horse Powers of a Steam Engine.
1827
 

ANON. To the Democrats/ of Rhode Island. [Caption title]. Small folio broadside, printed in two columns.
1843
 

ANTHONY, ADAM. New England Quakerism Illustrated. Or Facts Relative to the Expulsion of Adam Anthony from the Society of Friends.
1843
 

ANTHONY, HENRY BOWEN The Dorriad, and the Great Slocum Dinner; With Introductory Remarks and Annotations.
1870
 

ATWELL, SAMUEL Y. & RHODE-ISLAND REPUBLICAN--Extra--Newport, Mar. 7th, 1838. An Abstract From the Returns of the several Banks of Rhode Island, &c. as made to the Bank Commissioners...[Caption title]. Folio broadside.
1838
 

BARTLETT, JOHN RUSSE Bibliography of Rhode Island. A Catalogue of Books and Other Publications Relating to the State of Rhode Island, with Notes, Historical, Biographical and Critical.
1864
 

BECKWITH, HENRY T. Genealogy of a Portion of the Brown Family; Principally from the Moses Brown Papers and From Other Authentic Sources.
1851
 

BEERS, D.G. & CO. Atlas of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations....1870.
1870
 

BELL, LUTHER V. Design for the "Butler Hospital for the Insane," in Providence, Rhode Island. [Caption title].
1855
 

BISHOP, N. Superinte Report to the City Council of Providence, Presented June 1, 1846, by Their Committee, Appointed September 3, 1838, to Superintend the Erection of School Houses, on the Re-Organization of the Public Schools. [and] Report of the Superintendent of Public Schools,. on the Public School Houses of Providence. [and] Report of the School Committee of the City of Providence. Presened to the City Council, June 1, 1846. [and] By-Laws of the School Committee, and Regulations of the Public Schools, in the City of Providence.
1846
 

BLACKSTONE CANAL. Account of the Proposed Canal from Worcester to Providence, Conaining the Report of the Engineer: Together with some remarks upon Inland Navigation. Published by order of the Committee for the County of Worcester.
1825
 

BLAKE, CHARLES. An Historical Account of the Providence Stage; Being a Paper Read Before the Rhode Island Historical Society, October 25th, 1860.
1868
 

BLAKE, JOSEPH M. Libel Suit of Chief Justice Ames Against Thomas R. Hazard. Hon. Joseph M. Blake's Argument for Defendant Upon Plaintiff's Demurrer.
1862
 

BOWEN, HENRY Sec.. In General Assembly of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations, At a special session held at Providence, on the 29th day of March, in the year...one thousand eight hundred and forty-four. Protest and Declaration...[Caption title & partial text]. Three 4to pages (loose) on two sheets. True copy--witness, Henry Bowen, Sec'ry.
1844
 

BRADFORD, JAMES M. Water Witch Schottisch Composed for the Piano. {Music title, p. 3].
1855
 

BRADFORD, JAMES M. Museum Polka Redowa. Words and music on inner pages, the cover with a fine, large (7” X 6”) litho illustration. Removed.
1853
 

BRIDGMAN, SAMUEL May Charter of the City of Providence, and the Act of the General Assembly for Organizing the Government Under the Same, Passed at October Session, 1831. Together with a List of the City Officers for the Year 1832. Also, the Mayor's Address to the City Council, Delivered at the Organization of the City Government, June 4, 1832.
1832
 

BROWN UNIVERSITY. A Catalogue of the Officers and Students…1852-53. First Term.
1852
 

BROWN, FENNER; AARON Memorial To the Hon. General Assembly of the State of Rhode Island &c., at their Session to be holden on the last Monday in October, 1839, the undersigned, Freemen of the town of Cumblerland--Respectfully represent--[Caption title]. Broadside, 8.5" x 16". Printed in three columns.
1839
 

BROWN, NICHOLAS Jr. ALS, 3 pp., 4to. 1841, docketed to Abby Francis, in Providence, R.I., from Saratoga Springs, New York.
1841
 

BROWNELL, HENRY HOWA War-Lyrics and Other Poems.
1866
 

BURDER, GEORGE. The Closet-Companion: or an Help to serious Persons, in the important Duty of Self-Examination. Intended to be fixed up in the Christian's usual Place of Retirement, in order to remind him of, as well as to assist him in the Work. [Caption title]. Broadside, 13" x 20", printed in three columns, some fraying in the middle vertical fold, affecting a few words.
1805
 

BURDER, GEORGE. The Closet-Companion: or a Help to Serious Persons, in the Important Duty of Self-Examination. Intended for the Perusal of the Christian...
1813
 

BURDICK, ANSON. Brickmaker’s Daybook. Paris & Sangerfield, New York. 1832-1833. 85 pp. Narrow folio. Paper covered boards, printed “Merchants, Farmers & Mechanics’ Account Books, Oxford, N.Y. 1831." Loose in binding, some later pages scribbled in pencil, cover very worn, pages yellowed, small worm holes, brittle.
1832
 

BURGES, TRISTAM. Hints to the Farmers of Rhode-Island. By a Freeman.
1829
 

BURGES, TRISTAM. The Address of a Farmer, to the Honest Men of All Parties in the Sate of Rhode-Island, and Providence Plantations.
1832
 

BURGES, TRISTAM. Remarks Sent to the People Who Celebrated the 4th of July, 1835. At Woonsocket Falls.
1835
 

BURGES, TRISTAN. Liberty, Glory and Union, or American Independence: An Oration, Pronounced Before the People of Providence, July 4th, A.D. 1810.
1810
 

BURKE, EDMUND. Rhode Island--Interference of the Executive in the Affairs of. June 7, 1844. [Caption title].
1844
 

BURRILL, GEORGE R. An Oration, Delivered Before the Providence Association of Mechanics and Manufacturers...April 11, 1796.
1796
 

BUTLER, CYRUS A Dorrite Falsehood Nailed to the Counter. [Caption title]. Broadside, 9.5" x 7.5". Printed in two columns.
1843
 

CARPENTER, RICHARD & Merchant Ledger of Early Pensacola. 1767-68. Title page: Ledger Commencing October ye 6th, 1767. Folio Ink. Contemp. vellum. 150 pp. Cover slightly loose with pen indentations, pages browned, slight water staining. Ink bright and legible. Very good.
1767
 

CASE, JOHN. 1766 Manuscript Petition to General Assembly in Newport Against “Exorbatent Interest”. Verso; “John Case”. No petitioner's names appended. 1 p., 4to. Ink. Previous folds, small hole. Right edge frayed, with a few dropped letters. Browned, legible.
1766
 

CHACE, GEORGE IDE 18 “Lectures on Geology by Prof. George I. Chace, Brown University, Providence, RI”. Ca. 1864. 145 pp. 8vo. Lined notebook with contemp. paper board cover, front cover detached. Hand written ink & pencil. Includes a few scraps of notes on German language.
1864
 

CHAPIN, CHARLES V. Five (5) ALS's to Webster Knight, 1876-1879. Signed C.V. Chapin or C.V.C. All sheets 7.75 x10 inches, folded in half. Ink. 23 pp. Fine.
1876
 

CLARK, ABRAHAM. Indenture of Mortgage. December 19, 1751. Printed Sheet 13" x16". Deed Discharge on Verso with Signature. Filled in with ink, signatures, seals. Previous folds, slight tears at fold and edge wear. Fine.
1751
 

CLARKE, ABRAHAM LYNS The Secrets of Masonry Illustrated and Explained; in a Discourse, Preached at South-Kingston, before the Grand Lodge of the State of Rhode-Island; Convened for the Installation of Washington-Lodge...
1799
 

CLEVELAND, THOS. Annual Reports Made to the General Assembly of Rhode-Island, at Their October Session, 1844, by the Inspectors, Warden & Physician of the Rhode Island State Prison.
1844
 

COGGESHALL, FREEGIFT Freegift Coggeshall’s Journal. 1683-1710. 100 pp. Ink. Inside page: “Freegift Coggeshall his Book 1685”. Contemp. vellum bound notebook, 4 x 6 inches. Covers worn, with old soiling commensurate with use and age, two pinholes on back cover, no loss.
1683
 

COWELL, BENJAMIN. Ancient Documents Relative to the Old Grist-Mill, with Some Remarks on the Opinions of Messrs. Hunter and Greene, Counsel Employed by the Town to Examine the Same.
1829
 

CRANDALL, ABIGAIL M. Divorce Petition of Abigail M. Crandall of Hopkinton, [R.I.]. Supreme Judicial Court, April Term, 1836. Signed Abby M. Crandall. Sheet 13 x 16 inches, folded in half, 2 pp. Ink. Docketed. Folds, near fine.
1836
 

CRANSTON, HENRY Y. P Constitution of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations, as Adopted by the Convention, Assembled at Providence, November, 1841.
1842
 

CRANSTON, HENRY Y. P Constitution of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations, as Adopted by the Convention, Assembled at Providence, November, 1841.
1842
 

CRANSTON, HENRY Y. P Constitution of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations, as Adopted by the Convention, Assembled at Providence, November, 1841.
1842
 

DANFORTH, WALTER R. An Oration Delivered Before the Providence Association of Mechanicks and Manufacturers April 8, 1822, being the Anniversary of the Election of Officers.
1822
 

DIX, JOHN ROSS. A Hand-Book of Newport, and Rhode Island.
1852
 

DORR & ALLEN. Dorr & Allen, Auctioneers & Commission Merchants, Corner of Milk & Congress Sts. Receipt signed “Dorr & Allen”. Boston. May 28, 1830. 1 p. Narrow 8vo. Printed letterhead, items listed in ink.
1830
 

DORR, GOV. THOMAS. Speech...In Answer to the question by the Court, why sentence should not be pronounced against him. [Caption title]/ Small folio broadside, printed in three columns, with wide & decorative typographical border.
1844
 

DORR, THOMAS W. And Democratic Convention Nomination. [Caption title]. Narrow folio broadside.
1840
 

DORR, THOMAS W., et An Address to the People of Rhode-Island, From the Convention Assembled at Providence, on the 22nd Day of February, and Again on the 12th Day of March, to Promote the Establishment of a State Constitution.
1834
 

DORR, THOMAS. Proposed Constitution of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, as Finally Adopted by the People's Convention, Assembled at Providence on the 18th day of November, 1841. [Caption title].
1841
 

DROWN, WILLIAM & SOL Compendium of Agriculture, or the Farmer's Guide...Husbandry and Gardening...
1824
 

DURFEE, JOB. The Complete Works of the Hon. Job Durfee, L.L.D., Late Chief Justice of Rhode Island; with a Memoir of the Author, Edited by His Son.
1849
 

DYER, ELISHA. A Summer's Travel To find a German Home.
1864
 

EDDY, SAMUEL. Brief 1 p. ALS to John Bailey, Esq. February 27, 1821. 4to sheet, folded with integral address to “John Bailey, Esq. Department of State”. Ink. Minor fraying & stains.
1821
 

ELLERY, EDMUND T. Cl Writ for the Arrest of Edward Thurston and Nicholas Brown, July 18, 1797. United States District Court, signed Edmund T. Ellery, Clerk. Docketed with notice of arrest of both men. 1 p. Oblong 4to, printed & written. Official stamped seal on printed form with holograph details. Browned, previous folds, small breaks. Very good.
1797
 

FENNER, JAMES & abou CIRCULAR. Sir,--The present is a momentous crisis, in the affairs of our State...[Dated] March 4, 1842. [Caption title & partial text]. Folio sheet folded, & printed on p. [1] only, with two columns of names.
1842
 

FENNER, JAMES & abou CIRCULAR. Sir,--The present is a momentous crisis, in the affairs of our State...[Dated] March 4, 1842. [Caption title & partial text]. Folio sheet folded, & printed on p. [1] only, with two columns of names.
1842
 

FOBES, PERES. A Sermon, Delivered in the Baptist Meeting-House in Providence, July 31, A.D., 1791. Occasioned by the Death of The Rev. James Manning, D.D. President of Rhodie-Island College.
1791
 

FOLLETT, JOSEPH. “A few Lines from a School Master to his Schoollars in Verse...” February 26, 1763. 16mo. hand made & sewn brown paper bound book in holographic ink. 10 pp. Edges of cover tattered, pages browned, but good. A back page carries the inscription: “Dorcas Whipple her Book given to her by Joseph Follett School Master at a School kept at Peter Whipples in Cumberland February 26th A.D. 1763”.
1763
 

FRIEZE, JACOB. A Concise History, of the Efforts to Obtain an Extension of Suffrage in Rhode island, from the Year 1811 to 1842.
1842
 

FRIEZE, JACOB. A Concise History, of the Efforts to Obtain an Extension of Suffrage in Rhode island, from the Year 1811 to 1842. Second Edition.
1842
 

GAIR, REV. THOMAS. Two (2) pp. ALS to Dwight Foster in Northampton, Mass., Concerning His “darkness of mind”. Providence, November 20, 1775. Sheet 8 x 13 inches. Folded with integral address, Browned. Legible ink.
1775
 

GODDARD, WILLIAM G. An Address to the People of Rhode-Island, Delivered at Newport...on the Occasion of the Change in Civil Government...by the Adoption of the Constitution, Which Superseded the Charter of 1663.
1843
 

GODDARD, WILLIAM G. An Address to the People of Rhode-Island, Delivered in Newport, on Wednesday, May 3, 1843, in Presence of the General Assembly, on the Occasion of the Change in the Civil Government of Rhode Island, by the Adoption of the Constitution, Which Superseded the Charter of 1663.
1843
 

GODDARD, WILLIAM G. An Address to the People of Rhode-Island, Delivered in Newport, on Wednesday, May 3, 1843, in Presence of the General Assembly, on the Occasion of the Change in the Civil Government of Rhode Island, by the Adoption of the Constitution, Which Superseded the Charter of 1663.
1843
 

GOODELL, WILLIAM. The Rights and the Wrongs of Rhode Island: Comprising Views of Liberty and Law, of Religion and Rights, As Exhibited in the Recent and Existing Difficulties in That State. [With] The Social Compact, Exemplified in the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts...Concerning the Origin and Nature of Government: A Lecture, Delivered Before the Franklin Lyceum, at Providence, R.I., November 25, 1842. By John Quincy Adams.
1842
 

GRAY, M. Zilpha and Maria, the Rival Female Orphans...
1848
 

GREEN, FRANCES . Might and Right; by a Rhode Islander.
1844
 

HALL, EDWARD B. A Lecture on the Pleasures and Vices of the City. Delivered...March 30, 1856.
1856
 

HALLETT, BENJAMIN. The Right of the People to Establish Forms of Government. Mr. Hallett's Argument in the Rhode Island Causes, Before the Supreme Court of the United States, January, 1848. No. 14. Martin Luther vs. Luther M. Borden and Others. No. 77. Rachael Luther vs. the Same.
1848
 

HAMMETT, CHARLES E. Plan of Pews in the United Congregational Church. Newport R.I. The Pews not marked to be sold at Auction at the Church Wednesday December 10th, 1856. [Caption title]. Sm. folio broadside.
1856
 

HAMMETT, CHAS. E. JR Road Map of the Island of Rhode Island. Or Aquidneck. [With] Plan of the Town of New-port.
1849
 

HARRIS, ANDREW. 1730/31 Deed for Pawtuxet Land to Jacob Clarke signed by Robert Knight, Andrew Harris. 2 pp. Sq. 4to. Ink. Verso signed Christopher Lippitt, Clerk. March 10, 1730/31, recorded in the first bound book of the proprietors in folio 3. Folds & edges worn. Browned.
1730
 

HAYES, A.A. & DR. CH Aquidneck Coal Mine. Reports...to the Portsmouth Coal Company.
1851
 

HAZARD, THOMAS R. Report on the Poor and Insane in Rhode Island...
1851
 

HAZARD, THOMAS R. Facts for the Laboring Man: By a Laboring Man. [# 1-12 (all)].
1840
 

HAZARD, THOMAS R. Report on the Poor and Insane in Rhode Island...
1851
 

HAZARD, THOMAS R. Letter Addressed to Robert H. Ives, in Reply to His Published Statements in Relation to the Case in Equity Ives vs. Hazard.
1859
 

HOLROYD, JOHN. A True and Candid Statement of Facts, Relative to the Late Affairs and Proceedings of the Government of Brown University.
1826
 

HOPKINS, ESEK. Accounts Payable for the Sloop Elizabeth. “Sloop Elizabeth to Esek Hopkins” Newport (?), Rhode Island. n.d. ca. 1750. On verso in ink in different hand: “This is all in the handwriting of Esek Hopkins the first Admiral of the American Navy--in the Rev War." Sheet 7 x 9”. 2 pp. Ink. Light foxing, left edge slight tear. Legible.
1750
 

HOPKINS, G.M. City Atlas of Providence Rhode Island, by Wards. Complete in 3 Volumes.... and part of East Providence...
1875
 

HOPKINS, G.M. Publis Atlas of the City of Providence, R.I. and Environs. From Official Records, Private Plans and Actual Surveys.
1882
 

HOPPIN, AUGUSTUS. Recollections of Auton House. A Book For Children. With Illustrations. By C. Auton [Augustus Hoppin].
1881
 

HUMPHREY, HOSEA. A Dissertation on Fire, or Miscellaneous Inquiries and Reflections Concerning the Operations of the Laws of Nature; with an Appendix, Containing Thoughts on Memory, Reflection, Decision, Muscular Motion, &c.
1814
 

HUNTER, WILLIAM. The Legal Opinion of the Hon. William Hunter, on the Question of the Town's Interest in the Ancient Grist Mill.
1829
 

HUNTER, WILLIAM. Oration Pronounced Before the Citizens of Providence, on the Fourth of July, 1826, Being the Fiftieth Anniversary of American Independence: Second Edition.
1826
 

ISHAM, NORMAN. A History of the Fabric. The Meeting House of the First Baptist Church in Providence.
1925
 

IVES, THOMAS P. A Statement Respecting the Bible Society of the State of Rhode Island...with an Appendix: Addressed to the Publick by the Board of Trustees.
1814
 

JACKSON, REV. E.W. ALS to Sarah Jackson, 3 pp., 4to. Docketed. Providence, RI, 1841.
1841
 

JEWETT, CHARLES C. The Close of the Late Rebellion, in Rhode Island. An Extract from a Letter by a Massachusetts Man Resident in Providence. Second Edition.
1842
 

JEWETT, CHARLES C. The Close of the Late Rebellion in Rhode-Island. An Extract from a Letter by a Massachusetts Man Resident in Providence.
1842
 

JOHNSON, LORENZO D. One (1) Page ALS to Job Durfee Concerning The Roger Williams Church Corporation. Providence, November 22, 1837. Sheet 8 x 9.5 inches, no cover. Folds, lightly browned. Small tear at seal.
1837
 

JONES, FREDERICK WIL A Year at Brown. Illustrated by Sydney R. Burleigh.
1903
 

KEITH, SAMUEL N. Narrow Gauge for the Rhode Island and Massachusetts Railroad. [Caption title].
1872
 

KIMBALL, GERTUDE SEL Providence in Colonial Times. With an Introduction by J. Franklin Jameson. Illustrated.
1912
 

KING, DAN. The Life and Times of Thomas Wilson Dorr, with Outlines of the Political History of Rhode Island.
1859
 

KING, SAMUEL WARD. By His Excellency Samuel Ward King...A Proclamation...[Caption title]. Broadside, 20" x 12", printed in three columns.
1842
 

KNIGHT, THOMAS IRELA An Exact Abridgment in English of all the Reports of that Learned and Reverend Judge Sir James Dyer Knight...
1651
 

LAWRENCE, EFFINGHAM. Siege at Chepach(et).
1842
 

LAWRENCE, EFFINGHAM. Siege at Chepachet.
1842
 

LAWRENCE, EFFINGHAM. Siege at Chepachet. [Wrapper title].
1842
 

LAWTON, MARY A. 1 p. 4to., ALS to Cynthia Tillinghast Concerning Henry Greene’s School and a Mill Accident. South Scituate, March 17, 1841. Folded & addressed on verso. Slight tear at wax seal, folds, ink, very good.
1841
 

LEWIS, J. 2-1/4th page ALS to Samuel Ward & Brothers. August 3, 1798. Addressed on p. [4]. Folded into self envelope; “Messr. Samuel Ward & Brothers, Merchants, New York”, remnants of red wax seal. Ink, some browning and loss of paper at one edge, no loss. Exterior scribbled with contemp. arithmetic figures.
1798
 

LIPPITT, CHRISTOPHER Christopher Lippitt Papers. 1774-1822.
1774
 

LIPPITT, PELEG WILBU Peleg Wilbur Lippitt’s Journals. Lippitt Woollen Company, Woonsocket. Vol. 1: February 6, 1845 to December 30, 1899. 336 pp., plus 4 loose ledger pages. Vol. 2: Accounts 1848 to 1899, 174 filled pp. Alpha index at front. Plus some printed sheets of taxes from the U.S. Revenue Service in 1868, and two loose ledger pages. 9 x 11.5 inches. Contemp. full morocco. “Private Journal P.W. Lippitt” in gilt letters on spine. Marbled endpapers, taped repair on flyleaf. Legible ink. Overall tight and very good.
1845
 

LOCKWOOD, AMOS DeFOR Four Items of Correspondence to A.D. Lockwood & Co, Textile Manufacturers. (1) ALS Wells & Spring, New York. April 1, 1843, to Mssrs. Lockwood & Co., Slatersville, RI. regarding sample packages of cotton. One sheet 10” x 16” folded, 3 pp. with integral postmarked address. (2) ALS I.G. (?) Dudley, New York. July 9, 1843, to Mssrs A.D. Lockwood & Co., Providence, RI, regarding power looms and cotton. One sheet 10” x 16” folded, with integral postmarked address. (3) ALS John Butterworth, North Providence, RI. July 18, 1846, regarding purchase of looms. One sheet, 14” x12.25”, folded 1 p., with integral address. (4) Rhode island Cloth-Hall Company, James D’Wolf, President to Mssrs. Burden & Bowen. Printed circular, Union Buildings, Sept. 22, 1836. regarding terms for transactions. 10” x 16” 1 p., folded with handwritten postmarked address. Folds, some spotting, overall very good.
1843
 

LORD, HENRY, Artist. The Capture of Acote Hill and the Sacking of the Village of Chepatchet, by the Brave Rhode Island Algerines, under the Command of the Gallant Colonel Brown. {Lithograph title]. Image size 15-1/4" x 9". Plus full margins, some chipped on top and left side margins. Print contains numbered keys identifying "actions" of six Algerines and their points of activity within Chepachet.
1842
 

LYNCH, ANNE C. The Rhode-Island Book: Selections in Prose and Verse, From the Writings of Rhode-Island Citizens.
1841
 

MAN, THOMAS? The Four Traitors, Who most infamously sold themselves to the Dorrites, for Office and Political Power. Let us not reward Traitors, but with just indignation abandon them as "Scape-Goats," to their destiny--forever. [Caption title & partial text]. Sm. folio broadside, with large portraits of the four traitors.
1845
 

MANCHESTER, WM. C. Songs of Zion, or Conference Hymns, Selected and Original. To which is added, a Brief Sketch of the Author's Life and Experience.
1831
 

MARTIN, WHEELER. [The Genealogy of the Family of Martins.] Printed Prefatory Letter from the Author to His Mother, the Widow Martha Martin, dated at Providence, November 11, 1816. With a few contemporary ink corrections.
1816
 

MASON, GEORGE C. Newport and its Cottages.
1875
 

MASON, GEORGE C. Newport Illustrated, In a Series of Pen & Pencil Sketches. By the Editor of the Newport Mercury. Engravings by Whitney, Jocelyn & Annin, N.Y.
1875
 

MASON, GEORGE CHAMPL Annals of the Redwood Library and Athenaeum, Newport, R.I.
1891
 

MAXCY, JONATHAN. An Oration, Delivered in the First Congregational Meeting-House, in Providence, on the Fourth of July, 1799. Contemporary manuscript presentation to one Edward Whipple, from persons unknown, on upper corner of title.
1799
 

McDOUGALL, FRANCES H Might and Right; by a Rhode Islander.
1844
 

McDOUGALL, FRANCES H Might and Right; by a Rhode Islander.
1844
 

McDOUGALL, FRANCES H Might and Right; by a Rhode Islander.
1844
 

MUNRO, DR. WALTER LE The Old Back Campus at Brown. A Chronicle of Student Life and Activities at Brown University in the Latter Half of the Last Century. A Chronicle of Student Life and Activities at Brown University in the Latter JHalf of the Last Century. Replete with Anecdote.
1929
 

NELIDOW, ALEXANDER 1 Log Book of Mischief. 1927-28. Sq. 4to. 64 pp. Orig board covers, cloth spine. Includes 3x5 photo of sail boat on title page. Ink & pencil. A few pasted news clippings. Loose clipping from NY Herald Tribune naming Mischief as taking part in the NY Yacht Club cruise. Very good.
1927
 

NICHOLS, J.B. & C.C. A Horrible Plot Discovered!! [Caption title]. 4to broadside.
1842
 

NORWOOD, ABRAHAM. The Acts of the Elders, Commonly Called the Book of Abraham; Containing a Revelation Made to Him at a Protracted Meeting. To which is appended a Chapter from the Book of Religious Errors...Calculated for the Meridian of Rhode Island...
1842
 

PECK, LEWIS. Amasa Gray’s Tannery Accounts. Ledger No. 5, Kept by Lewis Peck, 1791-1793. Narrow folio. 546 pp. Full contemp. calf. Cover wear, pages browned, bright legible ink.
1791
 

PEIRCE, CLOTHER. Brewer's Account Book, 1758-69. Newport, Rhode Island. Narrow small folio. 255 pp. Contemp. vellum, spine very worn. Some waterstaining. Very sound. Ink.
1758
 

PERKINS, HENRY I. Fifty Dollars Reward. Some person or persons entered the subscribers house...and stole the following articles...[Caption title & partial text]. Broadside, 10" x 15".
1833
 

PINNEGAR. Trial of Colonel David Pinniger ...[and three other Officers] of the Kentish Guards, Before a General Court-Martial Holden at the Court-House, in Providence, April 27, 1808, for Disobedience of Orders and Neglect of Duty.
1808
 

PITMAN, JOHN? A Reply to the Letter of the Hon. Marcus Morton, Late Governor of Massachusetts, on the Rhode Island Question. By One of the Rhode Island People.
1842
 

PITMAN, JOHN. To the Members of the General Assembly of Rhode-Island. Friends and Fellow-Citizens: [Caption title].
1842
 

PITMAN, JOHN. Cattle Show, and Exhibition of Domestic Manufactures At Pawtuxet, R.I., on Thursday, Sept. 26, 1844. The Standing Committee of he Rhode-Island Society for the Encouragement of Domestic Industry, off the following Premiums:...[Caption title & partial text]. Elephant folio broadside, in four columns, with large typographical border & generous margins.
1844
 

PITMAN, JOHN. Two (2) Page ALS, to Justice Story Concerning the Case of Luther vs. Borden. Providence, April 18, [1844]. Sheet 10 x 16 inches, folded in half. Integral Address to Justice Story, Cambridge, Mass. Folds, wax seal, small hole. Legible ink.
1844
 

PITMAN, JOHN. To the Members of the General Assembly of Rhode-Island. Friends and Fellow-Citizens: [Caption title].
1842
 

PITMAN, JOSEPH S. Report of the Trial of Thomas Wilson Dorr, for Treason Against the State of Rhode Island, Containing the Arguments of Counsel, and the Charge of Chief Justice Durfee.
1844
 

PITMAN, JOSEPH S. Report of the Trial of Thomas Wilson Dorr, for Treason...Together with the Sentence of the Court, and the Speech of Mr. Dorr Before Sentence....
1844
 

PITMAN, JOSEPH S. Report of the Trial of Thomas Wilson Dorr, for Treason...Together with the Sentence of the Court, and the Speech of Mr. Dorr Before Sentence....
1844
 

PITMAN, JOSEPH S. Report of the Trial of Thomas Wilson Dorr, for Treason...Together with the Sentence of the Court, and the Speech of Mr. Dorr Before Sentence....
1844
 

POTTER, ASA Secretar Abstract Exhibiting the Condition of the Banks of Rhode Island...[and] ...Institutions for Savings...
1853
 

POTTER, ELISHA R. Considerations on the Questions of the Adoption of a Constitution, and Extension of Suffrage in Rhode Island.
1842
 

POTTER, ELISHA R. Speech...on the Memorial of the Democratic members of the Legislature of Rhode Island. Delivered...March 7, 9, and 12, 1844
1844
 

POTTER, ELISHA R. An Address to the Freemen of the State of Rhode Island.
1810
 

POTTER, ELISHA R., J The Early History of Narragansett; with an Appendix of Original Documents, Many of Which are Now for the First Time Published.
1835
 

POTTER, ELISHA. A Brief Account of Emissions of Paper Money, Made by the Colony of Rhode-Island.
1837
 

Providence Associati Manuscript Petition to the Providence City Council Concerning Public Schools by. January 30, 1837. 5 pp. 8" x 10". lined paper, tied at left edge with blue ribbon. Fine hand, ink. Folds, light staining at left edge, otherwise fine.
1837
 

PROVIDENCE WASHINGTO WRIT from the President of the United States of America to W. Peck, Marshall of the Rhode Island District Circuit Court. Signed by Edmund T. Ellery, clerk. October 12th, 1801. One page, oblong small folio, printed document form filled in holograph. Official seal. Notations on verso: “Writ Head & Amory vs. A.M. Atwell”.
1801
 

PULLEN, SIMEON P. Day Book, 1833-1840. Tall narrow folio. 150 pp. Ink, some pencil doodlings. Contemp. marbled boards, some pages loose, cut or missing, newspaper pastings covering inscriptions on 11-12 pages. Browning & offsets.
1833
 

RANDALL, DEXTER. Democracy Vindicated and Dorrism Unveiled.
1846
 

RANDALL, DEXTER. Democracy Vindicated and Dorrism Unveiled.
1846
 

RANDALL, DEXTER. Democracy Vindicated and Dorrism Unveiled.
1846
 

REYNOLDS, JOSEPH 176 Day Book, June 10, 1796-April 30,1801, Innkeeper-Blacksmith, South Kingston, R.I.
1796
 

REYNOLDS, JOSEPH. Tavern and Blacksmith’s Ledger. 1793-1801. Narrow folio, with original wallpapered board covers, calf spine and tips. 176 pp. Authorship derived from signature on receipt in book. Ink. Very good. Sound.
1793
 

RHODE ISLAND COAL CO An Act to Incorporate the Rhode Island Coal Company, February, 1809.
1809
 

RHODE ISLAND EVANGEL Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the...and of the Rhode Island Home Missionary Society and Plea; Held at Slatersville...June 12th and 13th, 1860.
1860
 

RHODE ISLAND. State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations. In General Assembly, August Session, 1781. Act Act for incorporating and bringing into the Field Five Hundred able-bodied effective Men, of the Militia, to serve within the State for One Month, from the Time of their Rendezvous, and no longer Term, and not to be marched out of the same. [Caption title]. Signed in type by Henry Ward. Broadside, 15" x 10", uncut. Fine copy; the required # for Smithfield erased, apparently intentionally.
1781
 

RIDER, SIDNEY S. Book Notes for the Week, Consisting of Literary Gossip, Criticisms of Books and Local Historical Matters Connected with Rhode Island. Vol. I - XXXIII (all). Lacking Vol. XXVIII. April 1883 - December 1916.
1883
 

RIVERS, HENRY WHEATO Acciden(t:) Popular Directions for the Immediate Treatment; with Observations on Poisons and Their Antidotes.
1845
 

ROBINSON, MARTIN ca. 2-1/2 pp. ALS to P. Smith Thayer, Millville, Mass. Providence, April 25, 1838. Address on p. [4], postmarked. Bottom third of last leaf missing, probably affecting end of text on p. 3 (signature on p. 1). Ink, very legible.
1838
 

ROGERS, HORATIO & ED Fifth Report of the Record Commissioners Relative to Early Town Records.
1897
 

RUSSELL, JONATHAN. An Oration, Pronounced July 4, 1800, at the Baptist Meeting-house in Providence; It Being the Anniversary of American Independence.
1830
 

SANFORD, EZBON/ESBON
1802
 

SCOTT, WALTER. The Lady of the Lake; a Poem.
1836
 

SHAW & EARLE. 1 p. Folio, Docketed, to William H. DeWolf, Memorandum for an Oil Factory. Providence, Aug. 26, 1835. Ink, small tears at folds. Very legible.
1835
 

SHAW, OLIVER. A Group of Five (5) Pieces of Engraved Sheet Music, as below. Providence, R.I. [1800-1839]. Overall condition is good, only.
1800
 

SHELDON, BENJAMIN. Petition (signed) to the Town of Tiverton Concerning a Deed. March 25, 1772. One leaf, sq. 8vo. Ink. Verso: voted conditionally granted. Previous folds, browned. Overall very good.
1772
 

SOUTHWICK, SOLOMON. General Return of Provisions & Stores issued by the several Assistant Commissaries to the Troops in the Rhode Island Department, from October 1779 to March 1780 inclusive. [And] General Return of Provisions & Stores sent from one Post to another in the Rhode Island Department from October 1779 to March 1780 inclusive. [Caption titles]. Written neatly in a clerk's hand, but signed at Providence in the lower right hand corner, March 31st, 1780, "errors excepted, Solomon Southwick..." In the lower left hand corner is a notice of direction to Charles Stewart, Commissary General in Philadelphia. Written on three sheets of paper, attached one to another, overall 12" x 36".
1779
 

SPRAGUE, WILLIAM JR. An Official Report...Upon the Subject of Masonry.
1832
 

SPRAGUE, WILLIAM JR. An Official Report by...One of the Committee of the House of Representatives of Rhode-Island, Upon the Subject of Masonry.
1832
 

STANTON, COL. JOSEPH Contemporary Holograph Document Containing Names of Indians Who Swore to Prove the Marriage of Charles Ninigret, Chief Sachem of the Narragansetts and Queen Kate, to Settle the Dispute of the Legitimacy of the Birth of Their Son, Charles, Jr., to Become Sachem Upon Charles' Death. One page 4to holographic document with list of Indian names. Ca. 1745-49. Ink browned, previous folds, edges frayed in a few spots. Legible.
1745
 

STAPLES, WILLIAM R. The Proceedings of the First General Assembly of "The Incorporation of Providence Plantations," and the Code of Laws Adopted by That Assembly, in 1647. With Notes Historical and Explanatory.
1847
 

STILLWELL, MARGARET The Pageant of Benefit Street down through the years. Illustrated by the Author.
1945
 

STILLWELL, MARGARET The Pageant of Benefit Street down through the years. Illustrated by the Author.
1945
 

STILLWELL, MARGARET While Benefit Street was Young.
1943
 

STILLWELL, MARGARET General Hawkins as He Revealed Himself to His Librarian.
1923
 

THAYER, PRESERVED SM Papers of a Textile Merchant and Postmaster of Millville, 1811, 1835-1876. 700 pp. Includes Correspondence, 1835-1845, approximately 150 pp., papers of pension and bounty records, 1855-1858, with printed bills and Acts of Congress, about 75pp. About 250 items, 5” x 8.5," most printed, with holograph receipts for registered packages from the 1870s, miscellaneous receipts, indentures, family genealogy, about 225 pp. Browned, folds, slight tears. Overall good, & legible.
1811
 

THIEBAUT, C.A. Newport 1875. [Pictorial title].
1875
 

THOMPSON, T.D. Facts for the People, Relating to the Teeth; Showing Their Influence Upon the Health, Speech and Looks; with Directions for Their Care and Preservation.
1854
 

THORNTON, ABEL. The Life of Elder Abel Thornton, Late of Johnston, R.I. A Preacher in the Free-Will Baptist Connexion, and a Member of the R.I. Q[uarterly] Meeting. Written by Himself.
1828
 

TRUMBULL, HENRY. Life and Remrkable Adventures of Israel R. Potter, (A Native of Cranston, Rhode-Island,), Who Was a Soldier in the American Revolution...
1824
 

TUCKER, MARK. A Discourse Preached on Thanksgiving Day, in the Beneficient Congregational Meeting-House, Providence, July 21, 1842.
1842
 

UPDIKE, WILKINS. Memoirs of the Rhode-Island Bar.
1842
 

UPDIKE, WILKINS. Memoirs of the Rhode-Island Bar.
1842
 

UTLEY, MARY E. Mary E. Utley’s Cookbook. Includes Household Hints and Medical Remedies. Circa 1880s-1930s. Notebook. Large 8vo. 53 pp. Paper cover with title, loose spotted pages, edges frayed. Ink & pencil. Few loose newspaper recipes. Legible.
1880
 

VESTAL, TILGHMAN R. Conscription, of Secession. A Lecture, by Tilghman R. Vestal. [Caption title]. 8vo broadside; old breaks and frayed margins repaired. Rebacked.
1866
 

WATERMAN, JOHN R. Waterman's Specific Plaster, For Inflammation, &c. [Caption title]. Narrow 4to broadside.
1842
 

WAYLAND, FRANCIS. The Affairs of Rhode-Island. A Discourse Delivered in the Meeting-House of the First Baptist Church, Providence, May 22, 1842. Third Edition.
1842
 

WAYLAND, FRANCIS. The Affairs of Rhode-Island. A Discourse Delivered in the Meeting-House of the First Baptist Church, Providence, May 22, 1842.
1842
 

WAYLAND, FRANCIS. The Affairs of Rhode-Island. A Discourse Delivered in the Meeting-House of the First Baptist Church, Providence, May 22, 1842.
1842
 

WAYLAND, FRANCIS. The Affairs of Rhode-Island. A Discourse Delivered in the Meeting-House of the First Baptist Church, Providence, May 22, 1842. Second Edition.
1842
 

WEBSTER, DANIEL. The Rhode Island Question. Mr. Webster's Argument in the Supreme Court of the United States, in the Case of Martin Luther vs. Luther M. Borden and Others, January 27th, 1848.
1848
 

WEBSTER, DANIEL. The Rhode Island Question. Mr. Webster's Argument in the Supreme Court of the United States, in the Case of Martin Luther vs. Luther M. Borden and Others, January 27th, 1848.
1848
 

WEBSTER, DANIEL. The Rhode Island Question. Arguments of Messrs. Whipple and Webster, in the Case of Martin Luther...versus Luther M. Borden and Others, in the Supreme Court of the United States, January Term, 1848.
1848
 

WEBSTER, DANIEL. The Rhode Island Question. Mr. Webster's Argument in the Supreme Court of the United States, in the Case of Martin Luther vs. Luther M. Borden and Others, January 27th, 1848.
1848
 

WHITIN & SONS. 275 Letters & Business Receipts 1844-1862, primarily from Providence, Rhode Island Companies (Manchester & Hopkins; Plimpton & Taft; James H. Coggshall; S.B. Halliday; S. W. Baker). Forty Letters from Boston; Worcester (Green Street Coal Yard); Philadelphia (Van Dusen, Norton & Co., sole agents Lehigh Coal). There are eleven letters on printed letterhead from the Office of the Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad Co., Inc.; a printed circular,"Conditions For the Sale and Shipment of Lackawanna Coal", signed in type by Alfred Wright, Agt., Delaware Hudson Canal Co., April 28, 1849. 7.5" x 11.25". Trimmed close on the left margin, text unaffected. Most correspondence is one page, no envelopes. Also 190 pieces including many signed receipts, handwritten bills and billheads from a few dozen coal brokers, merchants and dealers. Size ranges from 2.5" x 7"  illustrated receipts to 8" x 10". Some of the larger items contain handwritten notes. Previous folds, ink, good condition.
1844
 

WHITIN. Whitin Machine Works & Textile Manufactories. About 950 items, 1843-1863, including 600 Pieces of Correspondence and about 350 billheads, receipts and ledger sheets. [And] 350 items from S.W. Razee of Providence, RI, 1855-1864, including 90 pieces of correspondence. [And] 305 items 1843-1859 (mostly 1840s), from A.F. Adie of Providence. [And] 200 items from S. & W. Foster of Providence, 1843-1853, including 62 pieces of correspondence. [And] 400 items 1843-1865, from Seth Adams of Providence, including 200 items of correspondence. [And] "A Trip Through the Whitin Machine Works, Manufacturers of Textile Machinery. Whitin Machine Works." 55 pp.,1925. Minor wear & folds. Ink. Overall very good.
1843
 

WHITTIER, J.G.. Autograph Book Containing John Greenleaf Whittier’s Signature. Sixty-Eight (68) Autographs Evidently Collected by a Student at the Friends’ Boarding School in Providence, R.I (now Moses Brown). Flyleaf has inscription “Mattie from Nellie 1859”. Providence, Rhode Island. 1859-1861. Calf bound book with gilt decorations; “Autographs” on front cover, J.C. Riker, publisher (New York). 5.25 x 7.5 inches. 51 filled pages. Several signatures on some pages, many pages blank. Covers rubbed, spine lacking, volume intact, but shaken.
1859
 

WILKINSON, EDWARD? Wisdom: a Poem....Written in Rhode-Island, by one of the Friends.
1803
 

WILLARD, GEORGE O. History of the Providence Stage, 1762-1891. Including Sketches of Many Prominent Actors Who Have Appeared in America.
1891
 

WILLIAMS, ROGER. The Fourth Paper presented by Major Butler, with other papers edited and published by Roger Williams in London 1652. With an Introduction and Notes by Clarence Saunders Brigham.
1903
 

WILLIAMS, THOMAS. Providence Preacher: A Series of Sermons and Other Instructions, in Monthly Numbers...Vol. I, # 1-8 [of 12].
1859
 

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