Colony of Rhode-Island, &c. At a town-meeting held at Newport, the 12th day of January, 1774

Henry Ward, Esq; moderator
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Tea tax (American colonies), Newport (R.I.) -- History -- 18th ce
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[Newport (R.I.)] -- Notes at a Newport town meeting which passed resolutions supporting the tea embargo. A letter to His Grace the Duke of Richmond, &c. &c. by: Civis. Published: () Second letter to Lord Pelham, &c.

&c in continuation of the comparative view of the system of penal colonization in New South Wales, and the home penitentiary system, prescribed by two acts of Parliament of the years & by: Bentham, Jeremy, Block Island is located off the coast of Rhode Island, approximately 14 miles (23 km) east of Montauk Point, Long Island, and 9 miles (14 km) south from mainland Rhode Island, from which it is separated by Block Island was named after Dutch explorer Adriaen Block.

The island is co-extensive with the town of New Shoreham, Rhode United States Census County: Washington. Rhode Island covers an area of approximately 1, square miles (3, km 2) and is bordered on the north and east by Massachusetts, on the west by Connecticut, and on the south by Rhode Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean.

[2] It shares a narrow maritime border with New York State between Block Island and Long mean elevation of the state is feet (60 m). Rhode Island in her Stamp Act Resolutions, Sept. 16,was the only colony to direct her colonial offi cers to defy the power of Great Britain and to execute the laws of the colony.

The first official call for the Continental Congress was voted at the Providence town meeting held Newport, Newport Co, Rhode Island "Clifton, Thomas Clifton of Newport aged 75 years went into the water to wash himself and was found Dead swimming in the water naked a few hours after on the 9th.

day, 5th month, " Quaker Monthly Meeting - Newport; Buried: Clifton Burial Ground, Newport, Newport Co, Rhode Island: Notes. The idea of a Continental Congress was first proposed at a town meeting in Providence on Rhode Island elected the first delegates (Stephen Hopkins and Samuel Ward) to the Continental Congress on J The Rhode Island General Assembly created the first standing army in the colonies (1, men) on Ap The idea of a Continental Congress was first proposed at a town meeting in Providence on Rhode Island elected the first delegates (Stephen Hopkins and Samuel Ward) to the Continental Congress on J The Rhode Island General Assembly created the first standing army in the colonies (1, men) on Ap Capital (and largest city): Providence.

Dates Events 10 Apr. The Plymouth Company granted between 38°N (near Md.-Va. border) and 45°N (near Me.-N.B.

border) which overlapped with the Virginia Company of London below 41°N (near Conn.-N.Y. border). After a failed attempt to colonize at the Popham Colony near present-day Phippsburg, Me., in (the settlers all left one year later), the patent fell into.

Ancestors of Elizabeth Todd Dayton. Generation No. Elizabeth Todd Dayton, born in Newport, Rhode Island; died in North Carolina.

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She was the daughter of l Isaac Dayton and married (1) Colonel Andrew Balfour III in Newport, Rhode Island. He was born Febru /37 in Braidwood, parish of Temple. “The Rhode Island Census of transcribed by the late Katharine U.

Waterman of North Scituate, Rhode Island” – vol. no. 1, January Introduction explaining the call by the Continental Congress for the information to be collected by the states, the resolution passed by the Rhode Island General Assembly, and Mrs.

Waterman’s. John Collins, American politician, 3rd Governor of Rhode Island (), born in Newport, Colony of Rhode Island, British America (d. ) Israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (d. ) Matthew Tilghman, American Continental Congressman (d.

Irving B. Richman, Rhode Island, Its Making and Meaning (New York: B.P. Putnam Sons, ) InProvidence had 42 freemen, Newport Clifford Monahon, Rhode Island: A Students' Guide to Localized History (New York: Columbia University Press, ) 1.

"The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations has a total area of In January,the people of Newport called the first meeting in the colony to oppose the introduction of tea by the East India Company, and requested the other towns to do the same. Middletown followed on the 9th of February, with the following resolutions, the most concise of any that were adopted: "Mr.

John Clarke, Moderator. The other three were also placed in (separate) Dorchester households. At this point their trail becomes badly obscured.

(One was living as a servant to an uncle--still in Dorchester--in ) Later, having reached adulthood, the same three were found in Rhode Island--and then in Plymouth Colony, where their father had removed by WILLIAM WHITE, FIRST BRICK-LAYER IN PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND (This is written for "Book Notes" by Dr.

F.C. Clark) Under this caption an article in the issue of of "Book Notes" reads as follows: Early in the year the Town Meeting of Providence, R.I. made an assignment of land to William White.

Josiah STAFFORD (STOVER) and Sarah LAKE were married about in Tiverton, Newport Co., Rhode Island.6 Sarah LAKE3 was born on 10 May in Tiverton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. She died on 10 May in Tiverton, Newport Co., Rhode Island. John TRIPP Junior was born in in Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode died on 20 Nov in South Kingston, Washington Co., Rhode was Tripp Junior is my 7th Great Grand Uncle, was honored for being the first born Tripp in this colony, as well as the first born of John Tripp the founder; References: Randall.

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Bythe slave population of Rhode Island was percent, nearly twice as high as any other New England colony. In Marchthe colony passed a law that no Indian in this colony can be a slave 16 except to pay their debts and are to be treated the same as.

Hon. Phillip Sherman was elected to the office of Secretary, on 1 July at Colony of Rhode Island, British America, (now Rhode Island) Phillip died in at Portsmouth, Newport County, Colony of Rhode Island, British America, (now Rhode Island).1 His estate was probated on 22 March / Family Sarah Odding b.

c Parents: Samuel Sherman. Establishes a town meeting and is the oldest document to create an elected council to run government between meetings. Cambridge Agreement on a Town Council, February 3, An ordinance passed by the town meeting creating a town council.

Massachusetts Agreement on the Legislature, The following pages contain the Report presented by Rev. Henry Jacksfon, Vice President of the Rhode-Island Baptist State Convention, at an adjourned meeting of the Twenty-eighth Annual Session, held in the Meeting House of the High Street.

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Bartlett, Census of the Inhabitants of the Colony of Rhode Island and the Providence Plantations, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publication Company, ) ; Ariel Ballou, An Elaborate History and Genealogy of the Ballous in America; Carefully Compiled and Edited by Adin Ballou.

(Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, State Printers, ). African American Education: Katy Ferguson (c), an ex-slave, founds her school for the poor in New York City; students include 28 Black children and 20 white children.

Education Higher Education: African American Education: Lucy Terry Prince () defends her son’s admission to Williams College, eloquently presenting African.

At a town meeting held at Braintree on June 27 a committee was appointed “to prepare a draught of a covenant to be laid before the Town;” the draught offered by the committee the same day was “Voted accepted, and was then proposed the same should be offer d to the Members of the s d Town for signing &c.”.

The RNN I can’t make work with written records trying Rhode Island Newport Navy at the start of the Rev War to I find it interesting the first Commander of the Continental Navy was out of Rhode Island Marines again I thought to have to double check the dates.

InMassachusetts, with a view of securing the valuable meadows in this vicinity, empowered Mr. Drummond and John Spencer, of Newbury, to build a "bound house" here at the expense of the colony.

It was built inthe architect being Nicholas Easton, who subsequently removed to Rhode Island and erected the first English house in Newport. After the close of the war there was an influx of settlers from Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Vermont; a town was laid out on the Van der Heyden farm, and in the name of Troy was selected in town meeting; and in the town of Troy was formed from part of Rensselaerwyck.

Daniel Spooner went from Dartmouth to Newport, Rhode Island, where he was admitted a freeman of the colony, Mayand where he carried on the business of house-carpenter in company with his brother, Wing Spooner.

he returned to New Bedford after a removed to Hardwick, prior to Jwhen he sold a lot near the Barre line. A letter September ll,discusses a Prince Edward County election and an undated letter from Bland to Randolph, perhaps written in June (folder ""), mentions Lord Dunmore's departure from Yorktown and defense of the colony.Lewis and Clark: In the fall, Lewis () and Clark () are treated as national heroes.

They return to Washington, D.C. The men receive double pay and acres of land as reward, the captains get 1, acres.Mrs. Cotton is a member of the noted Hazard family of Rhode Island, a descendant in the seventh generation of Thomas Hazard, founder of the family in America, who was of Boston as early asand subsequently became one of the foremost of the early planters of Rhode Island, a figure of prominence in the affairs of the early colony.