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 and periodicals




3 p. l.., [11]-468, [2] p. : ill. ; 37 cm.


Descriptive Terms

Genealogy Williams.


Greene, Welcome Arnold, 1795-1870.
Durfee, Thomas, 1826-1901.


Providence, R.I. : J.A. & R.A. Reid


3 p. l.., [11]-468, [2] p. : ill. ; 37 cm.


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.
"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

Call Number

Ovr. F98.P9G8

Other People and Orgs

Williams family.


Providence (R.I.)
Rhode Island.
Rhode Island