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FIC.2013.71
Will
April 20 1676

Will of John Clarke, written April 20, 1676. Will designated a trust for education and for the poor; this trust, as of 2013, is the oldest charitible trust in the United States (the John Clarke Tru...

FIC.2013.39
Testimonial
1676 – 1680

Account of fines and punishments at Scituate, Massachusetts, 1676-1680


A framed map depicting New England and New York, 1676. Originally drawn by John Speed in England; printed in England. Includes drawings of native North American animals, names of local Indian tribe...


English carved oak box; elaborate carvings of circle and flower-like design; metal fixtures, keyhole and key; molding on corners and around detailed carvings on cover. '1676' carved inside cover. M...

01.266
Chair
1675 – 1695

"Cromwellian" style side chair; maple baluster-turned front legs, rear stiles, and front stretcher; oak side stretchers; traces of original leather and brass tacks; original girt web and sacking, a...

28.4
Bible Box
circa 1674

Large oak Bible box, or desk, with one large hinged lid facing front and one smaller hinged lid on right side; lids are decorated with incised grooves, chip carving; front panel is decorated with c...

FIC.2013.30
Bill of sale
November 27 1671

Bill of sale for rum and molasses by Benedict Arnold Sr. to John Clarke, Deputy Governor.


Portrait of John Gidley Sr. (1886-1718). Three-quarter length portrait; standing facing front wearing a white blouse with hanging collar and a maroon-brown jacket; also has a gold-orange wrap aroun...

01.612
Bottle
1660 – 1690

Pitkin-type, olive green glass bottle for wine or spirits, globular body with long neck, neck ring, slight kick, pontil mark.

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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