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Rhode Island History Journal, Vol. 44, August 1985

In this issue:

The Broken Bond: Divorce in Providence County, 1749-1809 by Sheldon S. Cohen divorce Providence County divorce records women American Revolution Providence County Superior Court

Building the Democratic Party: Black Voting in Providence in the 1930s by Norma LaSalle Daoust Providence Colored Democratic Club African Americans Democratic Party segregation racial discrimination William Wiley Joseph LeCount vote buying Depression of the 1930s

To Starve the Army at Pleasure: Continental Army Administration and American Political Culture, 1775-1783, by E. Wayne Carp, reviewed by Sylvia R. Frey

Let Virtue Be a Guide to Thee: Needlework in the Education of Rhode Island Women, 1730-1830, by Betty Ring, reviewed by Barbara Luck

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