8 Object Results

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67.10.1
Bond (legal record)
November 30 1653

Document signed by William Brenton, who later became Governor of Rhode Island, and by Thomas Clarke, perhaps brother of John Clarke, and Edward Taylor. Dated November 30, 1653, the document binds B...


Call for a meeting to discuss the Coddington Commission.


1652 Commission of England's Council of State creating a separate government for the island of Aquidneck and Jamestown. The document establishes William Coddington as governor.

71.14
Scissors
circa 1650

Hand-forged steel scissors with large bow handles (bows open at base). Wide beveled blades fastened with single rivet. Marked with stamp of two circles below pivot.

63.2.1 AB
Spoon, Eating
1650 – 1800

Two spoons with square stems and round bowls. Symbol marked with "HK."


VERY LONG, FINE WORK, FINE WEAVE, MANY DECORATIVE, STYLIZED FLORAL PATTERNS IN PASTEL COLORS.

W 1974.33.1
Fireback
17th century

Relief decoration; shield in center surrounded by letters; crown lion and unicorn on either side of shield; initials "E" and "R".


Title page from a New Testament bible, torn out and enclosed in glass. The bible was printed 1597. On reverse is a listing of towns in Rhode Island with population tabulations for whites, negroes, ...

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