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Rhode Island History Journal, Vol. 14, October 1955

In this issue:

Caribbean Ports in the Foreign Commerce of Rhode Island, 1790-1830 by Earl C Tanner oceanic commerce Providence Caribbean trade British West Indies Jay’s Treaty French West Indies War of 1812 Quasi-War with France Hispaniola Haitian Revolution

Labor Problems in the Rhode Island Cotton Mills–1790-1940 (concluded) by Editha Hadcock textile industry textile strikes United Textile Workers labor unions decline of the textile industry Wagner Act labor legislation women mill workers Depression of the 1930s Social Security

Catalog of the Rhode Island Historical Society Furniture Collection by Ralph E Carpenter Jr furniture Townsend-Goddard Newport Joseph Rawson, Sr. Providence easy chair side chair

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