Rhode Island History Journal, Vol. 25, October 1966

In this issue:

Wilkins Updike to Sarah Helen Whitman: Two New Letters by Alvin Rosenfeld Sarah Helen Whitman Wilkins Updike Edgar Allen Poe Job Durfee Andrew Jackson Davis Providence literati

The Navy at Newport: A British View, 1864 by Frank J Merli Civil War U.S. Navy Newport U.S. Naval Academy James Graham Goodenough Royal Navy

Peter Edes’s Report on the Proceedings of the Rhode Island General Assembly, 1787-1790 by Irwin H Polishook General Assembly Confederation Congress Constitutional Convention Peter Edes paper money representation in the General Assembly slave trade U.S. Constitution treatment of invalids

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