Rhode Island History Journal, Vol. 8, October 1949

In this issue:

Mr. Tambo and Mr. Bones: Rhode Island in Negro Minstrelsy by Horace G Belcher minstrel shows Providence entertainment theater African-American caricatures blackface Charles Duprez minstrel parade costumes female minstrels

Why Rhode Island Opposed the Federal Constitution: Political Reasons (concluded) by Hillman Metcalf Bishop U.S. Constitution paper money Rhode Island opposition debt payments Anti-Federalists Federalists ratification of U.S. Constitution Constitutional convention slavery Country Party

Index to the Early Records of the Town of Providence, vols. 1-21, by Richard LeBaron Bowen, reviewed by Clarence S Brigham

A Rhode Island Chaplain in the Revolution: Letters of Ebenezer David to Nicholas Brown, 1775-1778, edited by Jeannette D. Black and William Greene Roelker, reviewed by Edmund S Morgan and Jeannette D. Black

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