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Rhode Island Freemen, 1747-1755. A Census of Registered Voters, Bruce C. MacGunnigle, Compiler
1 Bruce C. MacGunnigle, Compiler Rhode Island Freemen, 1747-1755. A Census of Registered Voters
Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. 1982 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
very minor highlights. Prior owners name in front. 
Price: 8.97 USD
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The Roster of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865:  Rhode Island M555-1 - M555-7; Connecticut M535-1 - M535-17, Hewett, Janet
2 Hewett, Janet The Roster of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865: Rhode Island M555-1 - M555-7; Connecticut M535-1 - M535-17
Wilmington, NC Broadfoot Publishing Company 1997 1568373481 / 9781568373485 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cloth cover with gilt lettering on spine end with Red background to title inset. Rhode Island M555-1 - M555-7; Connecticut M535-1 - M535-17. Broadfoot printed 31 volumes of the Roster of Union Soldiers for the various states and a Roster for Confederate Soldiers. These books give an alphabetical listing with the ranks by State. Excellent reference. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 49.97 USD
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Moses Brown  A Sketch, Jones, Augustine
3 Jones, Augustine Moses Brown A Sketch
The Rhode Island Printing Company 1892 First Edition; Various Paperback Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Tan cover with brown print. Some chipping around edges of cover. Contents clean. Moses Brown (September 23, 1738 – September 6, 1836) was a co-founder of Brown University and a New England abolitionist and industrialist, who funded the design and construction of some of the first factory houses for spinning machines during the American industrial revolution, including Slater Mill. rown was the son of James Brown II and Hope Power Brown and grew up in Providence, Rhode Island. He was the grandson of Baptist minister James Brown (1666-1732), and his father was a prosperous merchant. His father died in 1739, and Moses was raised in the family of his uncle Obadiah Brown who was primarily responsible for running the firm’s spermaceti works. The firm was also active in distilling rum, owned an iron furnace, and took part in a wide variety of merchant activities including sponsoring the ill-fated and notorious voyage of the slave ship Sally in 1764. Following Obadiah Brown's death in 1762, Moses Brown served as executor of his estate. Shares in the farming and shipping business were divided between Moses Brown and his three brothers, Nicholas, Joseph, and John; it was renamed as Nicholas Brown & Co. The brothers were co-founders of the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations to Providence. The family was active in the Baptist community of Providence and were descendants of Chad Brown (c. 1600-1650), a Baptist minister who co-founded Providence. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. 
Price: 12.97 USD
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4 Mandeville, Frances Wharton The historical story of Charlestown, Rhode Island
Charlestown Historical Society 1979 First Edition; Various Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
vg dust photos "This book is written as an authentic historical story; not as a text book of historical fact. " Very nice book. ; Photos; 84 pages; 
Price: 14.97 USD
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Historic New Port, Newport Chamber of Commerce
5 Newport Chamber of Commerce Historic New Port
Newport, R.I. Newport Chamber of Commerce 1933 First Edition; Various Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with paper inset of The Brick Market House. Cover has chips around edges. Contents clean and tight. Historic book is now in archival protective sleeve. Newport is a city set on Aquidneck Island in the New England state of Rhode Island. Its yacht-filled harbor hosted the America’s Cup, a renowned annual sailing regatta, for many years. Newport is also known for the Gilded Age mansions lining Bellevue Avenue, some of which are now museums. The most famous is The Breakers, an 1895 mansion patterned after a Renaissance palace.; Wood block print; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 17.97 USD
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Descendents of Roger Williams, White, Dorothy Higson and Kay Kirlin Moore
6 White, Dorothy Higson and Kay Kirlin Moore Descendents of Roger Williams
Baltimore, MD Gateway Press, Inc 1991 First Edition; First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Books look new. Blue covers with gold lettering. Both volumes. Book 1 the Waterman and Winsor Lines through his daughter Mercy Williams, Book 2 the Hart Line through Freeborn. Rare.; 2 volumes 
Price: 145.97 USD
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