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PROCEEDINGS



OF THE



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PRO VIDEXCE:

!• K I N T E U F O li THE S O C I E T r .

1874.



CommUtee on PubUcation,



Hon. JOHN IIUSSELL BARTLETT,
Pkof. J. LEWIS DIMAN, D. D.,
IlEV. EDWIN M. STONE.



TROV. PKLSS COMPANY, PKINTEKS.



OFFICERS



OF THE



RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY,
Elected January 20, 18"4.



President.

Hon. SAMUEL G. ARXOLI), Providence.

Vice Presidents,

Hon. ZACITAP.IAH ALLEN, - - - - . Providence.

Hon. FRANCIS BRINLEY, Newport.

Secretary.

Hon. AMOS PERRY, Providence,

Treasurer,

Mr. RICHMOND P. EVERfc'.TT, - - - - Pkovidence.

Librarian and Cabinet Keeper qf the Northern Department.

P.EV. EDWIN M. STONE, Puovidence.

Librarian and Cabinet Keeper of the &nilliem Department.

BENJAMIN B. HOWLAND, Esq., - . - - Newi'okt.



4 RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

Comniitlee on Nomination of New Members.
Rev. EDWIN M. STONE, - - - Providence.

Mr. WILLIAM G. WILLIAMS, . - - - Providence.
GEORGE L. COLLINS, M. D., - - - - Providence.

Commiltee on Lectures and Reading of Papers.
Prof. WILLIAM GAMMELL, - - - - - Providence.

Hon. AMOS PERRY, Pkovidence.

CHARLES W. PARSONS, M. D., - - - - Providence.

Committee on Puhlications of the Society.

Hon. JOHN RUSSELL BARTLETT, - - - Providence.

Prof. J. LEWIS DIMAN, D. D.. - - - - Providence.

Rev. EDAVIN M. STONE, Providence.

Comviittee on Care of Oroimds and Buildinr/.

Hon. ZACHARIAII ALLEN, Providence.

Mr. henry W. LOTHROP, Providence.

Mr. RICHMOND P. EVERETT, - - - - Providence.

Audit Commitee.

Mr. henry T. BECKWITH, Providence.

.Mr. WALTER BLODGETT, Providence.



HONORARY MEMBERS



Elected since January 21st, 1873.*



July 1, 1873. William Ciillen Bryant, Xew York City.

Oct 7, 1873. lion. John Lotlirop Jlotley, LL. D., London, Eng.
Jan. 20, 1874. Jas. Anthony Froude, F. Ex. Col. O.K.,

• For the complete list previous to this date sue Proceedings for 1872-73.



CORRESrONDING MEMBERS,



Elected sixce Arnri, 1st, 18T3.*



July 1. 1S73.
Oct. 7, 1873.



Jan. 20, 1S74.
April 7, 1874.
July 7, 1874.



Ixcv. 'Ihonms T. Stone, D. D„
Colonel AIl)ert II. lloyi,
M'illiani Chanibcrs, LL. P.,

riot". J. c. Hoist,

<3. J. Bowles, Esq.,
Fvedrn'ic Kiiider, Esq.,
\Villiaui J. Iloppin, E.sq.,
Hon. William Greenough,
R<>v. Samuel Osgood, P. D.,
Col. Jolin \yixi\\,

Alexander Duncan, Esq.,



Bolton, Mass.
Boston, Mass.
Edinliurgli, Scotland.
Clu'istiana, Norway.
Quebec, Canada.
Boston, Mass.
New York City.
Boston, JIass.
New York City.

England.



•Foraoomploto list 01 CoiTfsiioiuUug Members previous totliis date, see Pro-
cociliiiifS for ISTi-TS.



RESIDENT MEMBERS.



On Jasuakv 20tu, 1874, ix the Ordek of xiieir Election.



Richard W. Greene,
Zachari.'ih Allen,
Robert H. Ives,
•John Carter Brown,
Benjainin B. Ilowland,
George Baker,.
John R. Bartl'f«,
John A. Howlanil;
Stephen Randall,
William Gnmnicll,
Samuel G. Arnold,
Charles S. Bradley,
William P. Ralhbun,
Charles W. Parsons,
Edwin M. Stone,
Henry T. Beckwilb,
Thomas Durfte,
Samuel W. Pockham,
William Goddard,
George L. Collins,
Thom:is A. Doyle,
John Kingsbury, '

Henry B. Anthony,
William T. Dorrance,



Elisha Dyer,
William Sprague,
Albert S. Gallup,
J. W. C. Ely,
Charles Sabin,
Henry W. Lothrop,.
Royal C. Taft,
Welcome O. Browns
Amos D. Smith,
James Y. Smith,.
Seth Padelford,
Amos Perry,
Richmond P. Everett,^
John Gorham,
William Binney,
William G. Williams,
William D. Hilton,
Daniel A. Taylor,
George B. Oalder,
William Earle,
Riifii.s Waterman,
AVilliam D. EFy,
John S. Ormsbee,
John OUllield,



•Deceased June 10, 1874.



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EIIODE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY.



J. Lewis Diman,
Horatio Rogers,
Charles A. Nichols,
George T. Paine,
John J. Meader,
Albert V. Jenks,
Robert B. Chambers,
Stephen S. Keenc,
Amasa S. Westoott,
Henry J. Steere,
Thomas W. Chace,
William B. Weoden,
J. Erastus Lester,
William Staples,
Isaac H. Southwick,
Peleg W. Gardiner,
Francis Brinley,
B. Frank Pabodie,
Amos W. Snow,
Rowland Hazard,
Frederick S. Hoppin,
Sidney Dean,
James H. Armington,
Henry C. Cranston,
Holder Borden Bowen,
Edwin Barrows,
Amasa M. Eaton,
J. Torry Smith,
Thomas W. Bicknell,
Henry Lippitt,
William F. Channing,
William Grosvenor,
William Grosvenor, Jr.
Robert Grosvenor,
Francis W. Carpenter,



Jonathan H. Congdon,
Edward Pearoe,
William A. ^Mowry,
Henry F. Smith,
Henry Howard,
Benjamin T. Earaes,
Henry L. Kendall,
Samuel F. Hilton,
Joseph J. Cooke,
Jarvis B. Swan,
J. Herbert Shedd,
Charles E. Carpenter,
William Corliss,
Walter Blodgelt,
Clinton D. Sellew,
George R. Drowne,
George L. Claflin,
Henry G. Russell,
Daniel W. Lymau,
James C. Hidden,
Sam W. Clarke,
Lewis B. Smith,
William J. Miller,
Alfred O. Tilden,
James H. Eldridge,
Joseph R. Brown,
Charles E. Boone,
Carlton A. Staples,
Earl P. Mason,
Charles Hart,
Theodore W. Phillips,
Benjamin F. Thurston,
Henry A. Hidden,
Stephen Brownell,
Joshua M. Addeman.



RESIUEXT ME31BEKS.



[elected since AXNUAL MEETIKG.]



George C. Nightingale, Jr..

CmiI W. Ernst,

Benjamin W. Persons,

Gideon L. Spencer,

SanuH'l II. Wales,

Benjamin G. Paboilie,

Barnabas L. Chace,

William S. Jolin.sun,

Charles G. JIuKnigbt,

Daniel E. Day,

John P. Walker,

Henry A. Il.irriiigton,

Matthew Watson Armington,
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Albert Dai ley,
Ambrose E. Burnside,
William Kellon,
Henry E. Turner,
Olnoy Arnold,
James Shaw, Jr.,
Simon Henry Greene,
Horace D.-micls,'
Erastus Kichardson,
Preserved W. Arnold,
Willi.im G. R. Mowry,
Charles F. Taylor,
George W. Whilford.



LIFE MEMBERS,



Jan. 16,


1872.


George T. Paine,


Providence.


Jan. 17,


1872.


Henry T. Becliwith.


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Fob. 21,


1872.


William Greene,


Warwick.


April 3,


1872.


Rowland G. Hazard,


South Kingstown.


April 25,


1872.


Holder Borden Bowen,


Providence.


July 11,


1872.


Amasa M. Eaton,


North Providence,


Jan. 29,


1873.


James Y. Smith,


Providence.


July 11,


1873.


Jarvis B. Swan,


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Jan. 26,


1874.


Benjamin G. Pabodie,


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PROCEEDINGS



OF THE



RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY.



SPECIAL MEETING.



February 11, 1873.

The meeting was called to order by the Lilirarian, and in
the absence of the President and Vice President, Dr Charles
W. Parsons was chosen President _pro tem.

MpMitEiiS PKESENT. — Jlessrs. Reckwith, Collins, II<nvl.infi, Jencks,
Parsons, Perry and Stone.

The Cabinet Keeper announced the reception of numerous
donations of books, pamphlets, engravings and photograplis,
since the last meeting.

A Paper was read by Rev. Thomas T. Stone, D. D., of
Bolton, JIass., on " George Fox, the Seer of the Inner Light."
Rev. E. M. Stone followed the lecturer in extended remarks
on the paper read, endorsing the sentiments put forth, and



{idiDelsJedl W oi'aii^ ldw folktving resoIalUoo, viiidi, sec-
ca»dkid by Dr. CoUiiis, pft$«ed BBanimoa^T :

Fes. xsi likis ke be iiB(«tsSied to tesfeA a ee??' <a( tbe saae far tbe

Tbe S&csnesaiy of fee Sacietj" l3i^ anaovBced d>e deadi of
Hfazy B. Dsovae. aad after pxTii^ a Isief tribote to his
^£SBosy, o^ted ^e ibIloTizs i^aolrtioBS, vUdi were see-
'OoSed by Ser. £. JL. Same, ami. psssed oBuiinKH^y .

JsmikiBi.T^sxi'we'iexrm'KTi^v^peS^Ac ssdSeK deatt of Hesiiy B.

T<r:<v:D£. a dpric^^ smsitis- iS cur Sotas^. xai bomcel and trssaed cai-

^mtnatnr^ ^^ TrrLoss ■:£ a 'waniT sBfesETr. aZ'srsfs ae^^iotr to ^ecp Ib
"Offv Ms agpaing yelaianns so Ks Hsa»«Eh- 7

.Siati&s^. Iluc iftfs gBaa"hTti>sE be easenei ^ . ^ ^ Msceife ^ aa ex-
m's^cm te ctnr footrsesxiaam <f lEr. I^rerarBsV ^aBSf&FT. aad Ams. a copy
nf x itf /vm-jB-nrfir gTiTJ SO hs iaatSsr an •a -^.l^i.ui^^ <3f eoc -jriw i ufc y m



~ . - TOWB, siT^^ an accioiiBt (^ tbe

Ts-ii&Tir fever m P^nonrideBev, £roB 1791 to 1797, nM-liisive,
-6-hl sisBd^BsoiBS sates affid obsenatio^



QrAETEELT MEEUXG.



Afsh. 1. 1^73.
Is s^ a^ssgfe of tbe fireadeet xsd Viee Preadeat, Ae



PROCEEDINGS OF QCARTERLT MEETlNn. 13

meeting was called to order by the Secretary, and Isaac II.
Southwick was chosen President pro tempore.

The records of the last meeting were read and approved.

The Sorretary road letters from the following gentlemen :
Professor Joseph Henry, of Washington, D. C, siccepting
honorary membership; Francis S. Drake, Boston, and J. F.
Williams, of St. Paul, Minnesota, accepting corresponding
memberships of this Society, to which they had severally been
elected.

The Librarian announced nnmerous donations received
since the last meeting from Hon. Benjamin T. Eames, Messrs.
Samuel Austin, Henry T. Beckwith, William G. Williams,
of Providence; Kev. J. P. Lane, of Bristol ; and IJev. Wil-
liam Stevens Perry, D. D., of Geneva, X. Y.

The following named gentlemen were elected resident mem-
bers of the Society :

Benjamin T. Eames, Henry L. Kendall, Samuel F. Hilton, Joseph .T.
Cooke, Clinton D. Sellew, .James C. Hiilden, George R. Drowne, .I:irvis
B. Swan, J. Herbert Shcdil. George L. CUiBin, Henry G. Kussell, Wil-
liam Corliss, Walter Blotlgett. Charles E. Carpenter, of Providence;
William .r. Miller, of Bristol; Lewis B. Smith, of Barrington : Sam
W. Clarke, Apponaug; Henry Howard, of Coventry; Daniel W . Lyman,
and George H. Corliss, of North Providence.

The following named persons were elected corresponding
members :

Rev. Frederick Denison, of ^fystic, Conn.; Rev. Dorns Clarke, D. D.,
.and Rev. Edmund F. Slalter, D. 1)., of Boston ; Henry Wheatland, M. D.,
of Salem, Mass.; Rev. Benjamin F. DeCosta, D. D., of Xew York;
Prof. E. B. Andrews- of Marietta, O. ; Benson J. I>ossing, of Poiiglikeep-
sie. X. Y.; Frederick Miller, of Amsterdam, Holland; Samuel F.
Haven, of Worcester, Mass.

A vote was passed authorizing the Committee on Grounds
and Buildings to make all needed repairs on the I)uilding.

The Librarian was authorized to devote tweuty-tive dollars



1-4 EHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCITET.

of the seuii-ceiitcniiial fund to tlic purchnso of such choice
and rare books and pamphlets as he maj' think best.

Adjourned.



SPECIAL :MEETIXCt.



Mat 27. 1S73.

The meeting \ras called to order by the First Vice Presi-
dent, Hon. Zuchariah Allen.

The records of the la« meeting were read and approved.

Letters were read from the following gentlemen, siffnifvin<r
their acceptance of election as corresponding members, viz :
Henrj' Wheatland, Salem, JIass. ; Benson J. Lossinff, The
Piidge, Dover Plains, X. Y. ; Eev. Frederick Denisou, New
Haven, Conn. : Eev. Edmund F. Slaftcr, D. D., Rev. Dorus
Clarke, D. D., Boston; Prof. E. B. Andrews, MarietUi, O. :
Samuel F. Haven, Worcester, Mass.

The Librarian announced donations from Stephen R;indall,
Xorth Providence ; Virginia Historical Societv ; J. F. Hun-
newell, Charlestowu, Mass ; George Dc-rby, Boston:
George Baker, Gustine L. Hurd, Samu'el H. Webb, Thomas
A. Doyle, Edwiu M. Stone, Providence; J. C. Dalton.
"J. L.,'^ Boston. The donations numbered upwards of four
hundred.

]\Ir. William A. Mowry read a carefully prepared and
highly interesting paper on the territorial extension of the
United SUites.

On motion of Eev. E. M. Stone, after critical and highlv
complimeutaiy remarks, it was



PROCEEDINGS OF QrARTERLY MEEXrXG. 15

Voted. That the thanks of this Society are conlially tenilered to >rr.
Mowry for his very interesting, inslnictive and compreliensive paper, and
that the Society would be happy to receive a copy for its archives.

Adjoiirued.



QUARTERLY MEETING.



July 1, 1873, 8 o'clock, p. m.
The meeting^ was called to order by the President.

The refKirt of the proceeding3.of the last meeting was read
l)y the Secretary and approved.

The Librarian announced donation!!, and callnl special at-
tention to an admirable likeness of Vice President Allen.
Regret was expressed that the Society has not yet secured
any likeness of our late President, .Judge A. G. Greene, and our
present -President, and other raeuil)ers, were requested to fur-
nish the Society with their portraits or photographs.

The Committee on Nominations recommended the follow-
ing persons for memberships, and they were unanimously
elected :

Resident JIembers —William S- Slater, Alfre*l Stone. I'harles E.
Bcone, Ch.irles Hart, Theodore W. Phillips. Earl P. Ma-^m, Joseph R.
Brown, Rev. Carlton A. Staples, and Kev. V. A. Whedon. D. J)., of
Providence; Robert Sherman and Alfred O. Tilden, of Pawtucket; and
James H. Eldredge, M. D., of East Greenwich.

CoRKESeosDDJG Me-mbek. — Rev. Thomas T. Stone, D. D., of Bolton,
Mass.

HoxoKAUY Member.— William Cullen Bryant, of New York city.
The report of the Proceedings of the Society for 1872, a



16 EHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

document of 14-1 octavo pages, was announced as ready for
distribution among the members. Hon. Zachariah Alien,
after extended reniarlis, showing the value of this publica-
tion, ofl'ered a resolution of thanks to Rev. E. M. Stone for
his services in bringing out this report, and the resolution
was passed unanimously.

A Committee, consisting of Messi-s. W. Staples, Beckwith
and Everett, was appointed with power to get up a distiuct
course of lectures the ensuing winter.

Mr. John A. Ilowland presented the Society with thirty-
three old Almanacs, the oldest of which is for the year 1712,
and the newest for the year 1772. These Almauacs differ
greatly in size and character, and constitute unique speci-
mens of printing and literature. Mr. Rowland read some
amusing extracts, and closed his remarks by recommending
old-fashioned Almanacs as treasuries of information and in-
struction.

Adjourned.



QUARTERLY MEETING.



October 7, 1873.

The meeting was called to order by the Secretary, and on
motion of Isaac H. South wick, Esq., Hon. William Gros-
venor was chosen President, p?'o tempore.

Present.— IMessrs. Beckwith, Ban-ows, Grosvenor, Howland, Jencks,
Perry, Southwick, Siuitb, TiWen, Williams.

The report of the last meeting was read and approved.



PROCEEDINOS OF QUAUTERLT MEETING. 17

A letter from tlie Librarian, avIio Wiis necessarily ahscnt
from the city, was read hy the Secretary, announcing two
hundred and eijzhty-five contributions since the last meeting,
principally from the following sources : The Royal Society of
Sciences, Lisbon, Portugal ; Hon. AVilliam Sprague, Provi-
dence ; Samuel A. Green, M. 1)., Postou ; Henry T.
Drowne, Esq., New York cit}' ; Ohio Historical Society;
Hon. Benjamin T. Eanies, Providence ; Royal University,
Christiana, Norway; Yermout State Library ; Mrs. William
C. Snow, Providence. The Secretary called attention to
several bound volumes of the Morning Star, presented and
received during the day from the Providence Press Company,
and also to a volmne of lectures that once belonged to Roger
\Yilliams, presented to the Society by Mr. Stephen Randall,
of North Providence.

Notice of a proposition to change the Constitution of the
Society at the next annual meeting was given, the object
being to cstalilish the ofHccs of Recording Secretary and
of Corresponding Secretary'.

On motion of Mr. Beckwith, it was voted that,

WuEREAS, The Society h:is a Standing Committee on Lectures and
Papers, therefore

Besolvcd, That the Special Committee appointed through inadvertency
at the last meeting be hereby discharged.

Besolvcd, That the Standing Committee on Lectures and Papers be,
and are, hereby authorized to provide, at their discretion, a course of
Historical Lectures to be given befoi-e the Society tlie ensuing winter.

It was voted that the Librarian be presented with thirty
copies of the Proceedings of the last ye.ar.

At tlie request of "SU-. P(MMy, the views of the mpnii)cr3
present were informally expressed in regard to the proposi-
tion to have a snecial course of lectures the ensuing winter.
The desirableness of this measure was conceded by all. The
Chairman of the evening called the Secretary to the chair,
made spirited and pointed remarks, calling attention to vari-
3



IS RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL, SOCIETY.

ous objects of the Society, aud various ways in which those
objects are to be secured. The co-operation of ladies is to
be enlisted. Information is to be diflused through public
addresses. . Our State has a good reputation abroad. It is
the dut}- of this Society to look after its history, bringing
forward, as its representatives, such strong men and scholars
as the President of Brown Universit}*, and others whose in-
terest is elicited in our behalf. The speaker expressed the
opinion that the Society has but to move forward in order to
secure general co-operation aud be provided with means of
increased usefulness aud elficienc}'.

Though the evening was stormy, ten members were pre-
sent, three of whom reside iu Pawtucket.

The Committee on Nominations presented the names of the
following persous for membership, and they were elected :

Eesidekt Members. — Samuel Austin, Benjamin F. Tliursion, and
Henry A. Hidden, all of Providence.

CoKRESPOXDiXG Members. — Colonel Albert H. Hoyt, Boston ; AVilliam
Chambers. LL. D., Edinburgh. Scotland: Prof. J. C. Hoist. Royal Uni-
versity. Christiana, Xorway ; G. C. Bowles, Esq., Quebec, Can.ada.

HoxoKART Member.— Hon. John Lotbrop Motley, LL. D. London.
Adjourned.



SPECIAL [MEETING.



January 9, 1874.

In the absence of the President and Vice-President, Prof.
William Gammell was elected Chairman of the meeting.



PEOCEEDDCGS OF AXNXAL MEETDfG. 19

The report of the proceedings of the last meeting was read
and approved.

The Librarian announced the receipt of numerous iT • -
tions since the last meeting, including volumes, pampii. .:-,
manuscripts, and objects of vertu.

A highly interesting paper was read on the Rebellion of
1842, by Hon. Robert Sherman, of Pawtucket. At the con-
clusion of the paper, on motion of Rev. E. M. Stone, sec-
onded by Hon. Zachariah Allen, it was

Voted, That the th.inks of this Society be presented to Mr. ShcrmaD,
for hw highly interesting paper, and that a copy be requested for the
• archives of the Society.

Before the passage of the resolution spirited and critical
remarks were made by 3Ir. Sherman, Professor Gammell,
Hon. Elisba Dyer, Col. Samuel H. Wales, Hon. Z. Allen,
and Mr. William E. Browne. In response to a general call,
Hon. Thomas Davis pronounced some pertinent remarks on
the movement of 1842, in its relation to the great upheaval
that has since been witnessed in our country.

Adjourned.



AXNXAL [MEETING.



Tuesday Eve>-isg, Jaxcaby 20, 1874.

In the absence of the President from the State, Vice-
President Allen performed the duties of presiding officer.

Present .—Messrs. AUen, Everett, Grosvenor, Staples, Collins. Chan-



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Necrology of tlic memBevs of the Society who have died during the year,
and present their bills to the Treasurer for settlement.

Mr. William A. Mowry was authorized, at his I'equest, to
remove from the Cabinet the copperplate on which is engraved
the Map of Rhode Island in 1795, his object being to print
some copies of the map for private purposes.

The following persons were nominated for membership and
were elected :

Resident Members.— Professor Carl W. Ernst, Rev. Henry W. Rugg,
Rev. E. H. Capen, George C. Nighting.ile, Jr., Albert E. Ham, M. D.,
Joshua M. Adfleman, Cliarles Matteson, George Wlieaton, 2d., Stephen
Brownell, Benjamin W. Persons, Joseph Cartland, Benjamin G. Pabodie,
Edward S. Hopkins, Gideon L. Spencer, Henry L. Fairbrother, Barna-
bas L. Chace, Samuel H. Wales, Providence; Kathan F. Dixon, Jr.,
Westerly ; Rev. J. P. Lane, Bristol.

Corresponding Member.— Frederic Kidder, Boston.

Honorary Member.— James Anthony Froude, London.

The Committee on Grounds and Building was authorized,
on motion of Mr. Beckwitli, to remove the stair-case leading
to the second story, erecting for the same purpose a spiral
stair-case that shall occupy less space and do less violence to
the harmonious proportions of the room.*

Adjourned.

* At a subsequent meeting tliis vote " was so amended as to authorize tlie Com-
•mittee to malce such change In the stairway as in their Judgment seems beat."



TREASURER'S REPORTS.



Dr. Richmond P. Everett, Treasurer, in account tuitli the Rlwde Island
Historical Society.
1873.

Jan'ySl. To cash on hand, $835 57

Taxes from seventy-one members, at

S3.00 eacl), $213 00

Admissions, thirty-six members, at

85.00 e.ich, 180 00

Interest h-oni City Savings Bank, July

and Januaiy, - - - - - 64 74

447 74

There is on deposit in the City
Savings Bank, this day, .Janu-
ary 20, 1874, - $708 11
In Treasurer's hands, 15



S 1,283 31



S708 S6

1874.
Jan'y 20. To bal.-mce of account, (cash on

hand,) $708 26



Cr. Richmond P. Everett, Treasurer, in account with the Rlwde Island
Historical Society.
11^73.
.Jan"y20. Paid Providence Press Company, for

printing reports, - - - - $377 97
Repairs on Building and Grounds, 101 72
Printing Certilicatcs and advertis-
ing meetings, - - - - 07 98



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REPORT OF THE NORTHERN DEPARTMENT

OF TUE

RHODE ISLAND HISTOEICAL SOCIETY,
For 1873-74.



The Librarian and Cabinet Keeper for the Noithern Department re-
spectfully reports, that during the past year contributions for the Library
and Cabinet have been received from the followino- sources:



Massachusetts Historical Society,

Maine "

New Hampshire "

Connecticut "

Vermont "

New York "

New Jersey "

Pennsylvania "

Maryland "

Delaware "

Virginia "

Georgia "
Ohio

Chicago "

Wisconsin "
Iowa

Minnesota "

Quebec "
American Antiquarian Society,
Worcester, Mass.,



Historical and Genealogical Society,

Boston, Mass.,
Essex Institute, Salem, Mass.,
American Philosophical Society,

Philadelphia, Penn .
Pennsylvania Inslilut'n for the Blind,

Philadelphia, Penn.,
Yonng Men's Christian Association,

Worcester, Mass.,
National Association of Woolen

Manufacturers, Boston, M.ass.,
Public Free Library, " "

Smithsonian Institute, Washington,

D. C.
Chicago Public Library, Chicago, 111.
Vermont State Library, Montpelier,

Vt.
Anthropological Institute, New York,
Royal Society of Northern Antiqua-
ries, Copenhagen, Den.



EEPORT OF NORTHERNVPEPARTM



im



Ro3'al University, Cliiistiana,
Norway,

Royal Society, Lisbon, Portugal,

Charles Girard, M. D., Paris,
France,

M. E. Diipont, Brussels, Bel-
gium,

William Wesley, London, Eng.,

Frederick Miiller, Amsterdam,
Holland,

Carl Neumann, Leipsic, Ger-
many,

Thomas 11. Wynne, Richmond,
Ya.,

William Cothren, Woodbury,
(!unn.,

William Stevens Perry, D. U.,
Geneva, N. Y.

Samuel A. Foote, Geneva, N. Y.,

John N- Genin, New York,

Charles C. Jones, "

Henry Thayer Drowne, New
York,

J. C. Dalton, New York,

Charles l!au, "

Elijah K. Bangs, "

J. W. Bouton,

C. S. Francis, "

A. R. Spofford, AVashington,
D. C,

T. Stafford Drowne, D. D.,
Brooklyn, N. Y.,

Isaac Smucker, Newark, Ohio,

J. Smith Furthey, West Ches-


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