Rhode Island History Journal, Vol. 4, October 1945

In this issue:

Rural Economy in Rhode Island 200 Years Ago, As Revealed in the Account Books of Benoni Waterman of Warwick, 1733-1740 by Carl R Woodward Benoni Waterman rural economy economy account books storekeeper Warwick public services Sarah Wickes Waterman store prices

The Merger of the Two Oldest Banks in Providence by William Greene Providence National Bank Blackstone Canal National Bank banking regulation merger Providence John Brown Olney Winsor Merchants National Bank Blackstone Canal Company bank charter

Joseph Brown, Scientist and Architect (concluded) by J Walter Wilson Joseph Brown science architecture Providence Revolutionary War cannon Brown University scientific apparatus David Vanderlight beacon

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