19 Object Results


Small wooden gavel. Metal plate on head reads "Made of wood from the William Ellery House, Edith M. Tilley, Regent 1907"

Chinese Girdle costume made from brown woven fiber.

Sleeveless brown and tan waistcoat with two rows of round, flat silver buttons. Eighteen buttons total, two pockets. Windmill pattern on front of vest. Plain brown back.

1800 – 1850

Earthenware, or Pearlware, pitcher with a blue transfer of Chinese design; scalloped rim; floral transfer print on handle.

April 11 1791

Letter from Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury, to William Ellery, Collector of Customs for Newport, dated April 11, 1791, regarding payment of drawbacks.

circa 1790

Chippendale armchair belonging to Mr. William Ellery of Newport, Rhode Island. Built of mahogany from a plantation in Honduras. Hand embroidered by Mrs. Abigail Ellery and presented to their daught...

June 26 1788

Letter from Benjamin Huntington in Norwich, CT to William Ellery in Newport, RI, dated June 26, 1788. Huntington was a Connecticut delegate to the Continental Congress. The letter mostly regards ba...

A hand-drawn map of midwestern "territories" in North America (now United States), 1785. Map was drawn by Pierse Long of New Hampshire, and includes illustrations of the boundaries of Pennsylvania,...

A printed list of candidates for Rhode Island political offices, including governor, deputy governor, assistants, secretary, attorney general, and general treasurer. Also includes a list of men for...

A retreat order written for the Continental Army during the Battle of Rhode Island, August 28, 1778. Signed by Adjutant General William Pecke. Remains of a red seal are located at left edge of pape...

Candle lantern with pierced tin rectangular frame with stepped top, ring attached. Two pieces of old glass, possibly original, remain; one panel has replacement glass, one panel has none. Receptacl...

1755 – 1780

White pine, red cedar and chestnut four-drawer desk with slender ogee bracket feet; interior has block-front drawers with shell-carving; desk has sliding wooden locks in top drawer and sliding well...

Candle snuffer
1750 – 1775

Scissor-like snuffers with rectangular snuffers on blades. Handles are scrolled in rococo style. Owned in Newport by William Ellery, signer of the Declaration of Independence. Could have been made ...

Pounce Box
1750 – 1775

Baluster-turned container with pierced dish at top; used to hold blotting sand or pounce. Belonged to William Ellery.

circa 1720

Round shaped porcelain teapot with spout, handle, and dome-shaped lid; decoration of mandarin figures and genre scenes in black, rust and gold linework. European market teapot. Rouge de fer overgla...

Framed print of portrait of William Ellery. Ellery was a signer of the Declaration of Independence as a representative from Rhode Island. Print is from bust up. A plaque with his name on it hangs o...

Black and white postcard showing the William Ellery exhibit that was once part of the Newport Historical Society's museum at the Seventh Day Baptist Meeting House.

Spectacles; oval lenses, "C" brodge, pin slider

Silhouette of William Ellery (1727-1820), face and hair, coat and frilly shirt drawn against light background; facing left. Rope frame tied in a bow at the top. Ellery was a signer of the Declarati...

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