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Ladle with engraved initials; "ML" in script; handle end is oval shaped; bowl is elliptical. "DR" enclosed in a square.

FIC.2016.070
Letter
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...

36.2
Painting (visual work)
circa 1788 – 1810

Portrait of Reverend Walter Cranston. Light face and white shirt stand out against dark background; subject appears young.


Two covered gravy boats in neoclassical style: urn shaped, finial, oval-shaped pedestal base. Engraved coat of arms. Made in England.


The head of the document reads: "An Abstract of the Cargo of the Ship Hydra, from Bengal, of and for Newport, Rhode-Island, with liberty to touch at St. Eustatius, and Virginia, consisting...

01.247 AB
Dish, Serving
1788 – 1789

Two Gravy Boats in classical style. Oval-shaped, pedestal foot. With Marks of initials "J.B" enclosed in a square. Four other symbols enclosed in individual squares. Probably made in London.

77.6.2
Clock, Tall Case
1788 – 1834

Mahogany scroll top with carved fretwork, 3 brass finials on fluted plinths; brass-mounted, stop-fluted, columns on top. Three-quarter, brass-mounted stop-fluted, columns; door has molding and inla...

74.4.1
Stand, Cruet
1788 – 1789

Eight crystal bottles in silver stand. Classical style cruet stand with pierced divider, reeded railing, columnar supports, and claw-and-ball feet. One of the smaller bottles was made in 1910-11, o...

1854.8.17
Ballot
circa 1787 – 1788

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


Geometric designs cover entire piece. Double hearts on reverse. Slightly tapered. "Sally Tolman 1787" on reverse.


A 1787 list of candidates for Rhode Island political offices, including governor, deputy governor, assistants, secretary, attorney general, and general treasurer. Also includes candidates for "Dele...


This volume contains the meeting minutes of the first and second African Union Societies. Though the first entry is dated January 6, 1796, the earliest entry within the volume is from January 24, 1...

2019.021.002
Deed
April 25 1786

A sheriff's deed between William Davis, Sheriff of Newport, and Thomas Wickham, in which land originally belonging to Joseph Atwood, and his son Shiffield Atwood, was purchased at public auction fo...


Sepia-toned drawing of Hon. Christopher Grant Champlin, (1786-1840), facing right. Wearing white wig with pony tail, frilly collar and coat. Round drawing with white mat in square frame of dark wood.

01.86.1
Dish, Serving
1786 – 1800

Soft paste porcelain serving dish of puce color polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set #01.86.1 through #01.86.8. Including a tureen with lid and platter - #01.86.2, platter ...

01.86.2 AB
Tureen
1786 – 1800

Two tureens with lid and platter made of soft-paste porcelain in puce polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges.

01.86.3
Plate, Serving
1786 – 1800

One shallow soft paste porcelain oval serving plate in puce with polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set that includes 01.86.1 - 01.86.8.

01.86.4
Platter
1786 – 1800

Soft past porcelain platter with scalloped edge in puce with polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set that includes 01.86.1 - 01.86.8.

01.86.5 AB
Platter
1786 – 1800

Two heart shaped soft paste porcelain platters in puce with polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set that includes 01.86.1 - 01.86.8.

01.86.6
Plate, Serving
1786 – 1800

Soft paste porcelain serving plate in puce with polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set that includes 01.86.1 - 01.86.8.


Two soft past porcelain shallow oval serving dishes in puce with polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set that includes 01.86.1 - 01.86.8.

01.86.8 A-O
Plate
1786 – 1800

Fifteen soft paste porcelain plates in puce with color polychrome floral decorations and gilded edges. Part of a set that includes 01.86.1-01.86.8.


Framed one pound note printed for the state of Rhode Island; both sides are visible in frame. Number '45774' and three signatures are hand-written on the note.


A six-pence banknote from Newport, Rhode Island, dating to 1786. Note is numbered and signed by hand, and has printed text throughout. A border with scrollwork and birds, as well as an anchor emble...


A one-shilling banknote from Newport, Rhode Island, dating to 1786. Note is numbered and signed by hand, and has printed text throughout. A border with scrollwork and birds, as well as an anchor em...

2019.021.007
Deed
July 28 1785

Deed for land sold by John Cranston to Thomas Wickham for the sum of three hundred pounds. The document is witnessed by Abigail Grelea and one other individual, and is signed by John Cranston. 

2019.021.008
Deed
July 26 1785

Deed for land sold by Thomas Wickham to John Cranston for the sum of three hundred pounds, in executing the will of the late Thomas Wickham (Sr.). The document is witnessed by Abigail Grelea and on...

2019.021.006
Deed
April 16 1785

Deed of release from the heirs of John Stile Winthrop to the heirs of Joseph Wanton and Mary Wanton, received by John Owen. The document was witnessed by Joshua Coit, and signed by Francis Bay Wint...


A: works - originally hung at Old Colony House. Includes dead-beat type anchor escapement, two winding drums. B: pendulum - pendulum has fragment of newspaper list of subscribers and paper label #137.


Pink and white striped short sleeve dress with ruffle trim. Matching underskirt.


Sampler has a blue house in the center and a bird closer to the top. "Pure delight doth me invite heavenward to run that/what I may know before my life be done". Elizabeth Anthony stitched her sign...


Men's pink satin coat


Men's pink satin breeches


Men's white wool breeches


Men's white wool breeches

01.211
Fork
1785 – 1812

Fork with engraved initials: "JSM"; three tines; bright-cut; engraved decoration. "WH" enclosed in a square.

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