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The Providence plantations for two hundred and fifty years : an historical review of the foundation, rise and progress of the city of Providence ... also, sketches of the cities of Newport and Pawtucket, and the other towns of the state for which Providence is the commercial centre, together with an account of the celebration of the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the settlement of Providence, including the oration by Chief-Justice Thomas Durfee, list of organizations and societies participating, and other matters connected therewith, being an historical souvenir of this occasion ... / by Welcome Arnold Greene, and a large corps of writers.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Durfee, Thomas, 1826-1901.
Greene, Welcome Arnold, 1795-1870.
Publication
Providence, R.I. : J.A. & R.A. Reid
Date
1886.
Description
3 p. l.., [11]-468, [2] p. : ill. ; 37 cm.
Notes
"Members of the state government of Rhode Island for 1886, with sketches of the lives of all past governors": p. [362]-373.
"The reunion of the descendants of Roger Williams ... with the roll of those who attended": p. 466-468.
Gift of Franklin Reed, 1984
Half-title on recto of frontispiece.
The oration by Thomas Durfee was also published separately with title: A historical discourse delivered on the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the planting of Providence ... Providence, S. S. Rider, 1887.
GUSN
150751
Call Number
Ovr. F98.P9G8
Other People and Orgs
Williams family.
Descriptive terms
Genealogy Williams.
Governors.
History.
Places
Providence (R.I.)
Rhode Island
Rhode Island.

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