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Rhode Island History Journal, Vol. 44, February 1985

In this issue:

Freedom of Religion in Rhode Island: Aquidneck Island’s Reluctant Revolutionaries, 1638-1660 by Sheila L. Skemp religious freedom separation of church and state Quakers Ann Hutchinson Roger Williams John Clarke Antinomian Controversy William Coddington John Winthrop Samuel Gorton

From Watt to Allen to Corliss: One Hundred Years of LettingOff Steam by Charles Hoffmann and Tess Hoffmann Corliss Steam Engine Company George Corliss James Watt steam engines Zachariah Allen Wadsworth Steam Engine Company patents on inventions American Academy of Arts and Sciences Rumford medal Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition

The Coming of Industrial Order: Town and Factory Life in Rural Massachusetts, 1810-1860, by Jonathan Prude, reviewed by Milton Cantor

Rhode Island: A Bibliography of Its History, edited by Roger N. Parks, reviewed by Walter Nebiker and Roger N. Parks

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