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Rhode Island Genealogy & History Books: General Interest

Bristol County Histories

BROWN Families of Bristol Counties, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, from the Immigrants... icon

Vital Record of Rhode Island 1636-1850, First Series: Births, Marriages, and Deaths, Volume 6, Part III, Barrington

The FALES Family of Bristol, Rhode Island. Ancestry of Haliburton FALES of New York

FINNEY - PHINNEY Families in America: Descendants of John FINNEY of Plymouth and Barnstable, Massachusetts and Bristol, Rhode Island; of Samuel FINNEY of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and of Robert FINNEY of New London, Pennsylvania

Boatbuilders of Bristol: the Story of the Amazing HERRESHOFF Family icon

Original 19th-Century Photo Collection: Collection of 35 Cabinet and CDV photos, circa 1870-1900 of WILLIAMS Family, Bristol, Rhode Island

A History of Barrington, Rhode Island

An Historical Address and Poem, delivered at the Centennial Celebration of the Incorporation of the Town of Barrington, June 17, 1870. With an Historical Appendix 

Town of Barrington, Rhode Island, Tax Book & Valuation of Property...

Barrington on the Narragansett as a Place of Residence
(1890)

Longfield: The House on the Neck

Blithewold, Bristol, Rhode Island

Tales of an Old Sea Port. A General Sketch of the History of Bristol, Rhode Island

The History of Bristol: The Story of the Mount Hope Lands, from the Visit of the Northmen to the Present Time

Historic And Architectural Resources of Bristol, Rhode Island

Mount Hope: A New England Chronicle

Paragraphs on Early Prudence Island

The History of Warren, Rhode Island, in The War of the Revolution, 1776-1783

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Kent County Histories

The Diary of Capt. Samuel TILLINGHAST of Warwick, Rhode Island, 1757-1766

1800 Census: Kent County, Rhode Island CD

Vital Records of Rhode Island: 1636-1850, Births, Deaths, Marriages: A Family Register for the People. Volume I, Kent County

Vital Record of Rhode Island, Coventry 1636-1850

Prophets in the Wilderness: A History of Coventry, Rhode Island icon

Coventry, Rhode Island: Historical Cemeteries

The Mills At Remington's Run: A Chronological History of the Arkwright Manufacturing Company 1809-1999

East Greenwich, Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Inscriptions

History of East Greenwich, Rhode Island, with Related Genealogy

Burr's Hill, a 17th-Century Wampanoag Burial Ground in Warren, Rhode Island icon

Vital Record of Warwick, Rhode Island icon

Warwick's Villages: Glimpses from the Past icon

More Early Town Records of Warwick, Rhode Island icon

Marriages of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, West Warwick, RI (ARCTIC) 1873-1980

Vital Record of Warwick, Rhode Island icon

Original 1870 Map:  Map of Warwick, Kent County
From the seller: "This map is from the Atlas of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations from Actual Surveys and Official Records compiled and published by D. G. Beers and Co. in 1870. Warwick in Kent County is illustrated on this map. Six insets show Rockland, Richmond, Saundersville, Glen Rock, Clayville, and Pontiac at a greater scale. Some local businesses are listed by the maps. Details include town names, major streets, lakes, rivers, parks and paths , important buildings, the names and locations of major land owners and businesses, and railroads. This beautiful hand colored pastel map would make a great gift for a resident of the area interested in local history. MAKER: D. G. Beers CONDITION: "Very Good-light foxing, repair to separation of center fold" SIZE:14 1/2 x 24 Year: 1870."

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Newport County Histories

Gleanings from Newport Court Files, 1659-1783 icon

1800 Census: Newport County, Rhode Island  CD

A Patchwork History of Tiverton, Rhode Island

Lord, Please Don't Take Me in August: African Americans in Newport and Saratoga Springs, 1870-1930

Newport: A Pictorial History icon

The Jamestown Ferryboats, 1873-1969

Little Compton Families

A Dependent People: Newport, Rhode Island in the Revolutionary Era

History of Jamestown on Conanicut Island in the State of Rhode Island

Newport Social Index: the Only Complete Directory of Society in Newport and Vicinity. Thirty-Fourth Season, Etc. icon

Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, Vol. IV: Newport County icon

Rhode Island Vital Records, New Series Volume 10: Newport County Marriages

Births, 1590-1930, from Newport Common Burial Ground Inscriptions icon

Rhode Island Vital Records, New Series Vols 12 and 13: Newport County Births from Death and Marriage Records; Volume 12 covers A-J. Volume 13 covers K-Z. icon

Greetings From Jamestown, Rhode Island. Picture Post Card Views 1900-1950

WOODMANs of Rhode Island: Descendants of John WOODMAN of Little Compton, A Family Tree

Early Recollections of Newport, R. I. from the Year 1793 to 1811

Historical and Genealogical Record of the Descendants as far as known of Richard and Joan BORDEN who Settled in Portsmouth, Rhode Island May 1638; with Historical and Biographical Sketches of Some of Their Descendants

 Sold! John VAUGHAN Settled Newport, Rhode Island, 1638: A Genealogical Record of His Descendants Including Twelve Branches Started By Twelve Pioneers who left Rhode Island

The Little Compton WOODs; Fourth & Fifth Generations of WOOD Descendants in Little Compton, Rhode Island

Unique!  Account Books from a Country Store in Tiverton, Rhode Island, 1828-29 and 1831
From the seller: "1831. Leather and Boards. Book Condition: Internally Very Good. 6 1/4" Wide x 15" and 16" Tall. Did any of your ancestors live in the Tiverton, Rhode Island area in the 1800s? If so, these two ledgers give a rare glimpse into their daily lives and shopping habits. One of these account books contains a newspaper clipping which provides some provenance. It is dated, in pencil, Feb. 1954 and reads, in part, "Mrs. Ruth Bliss entertained the Smith Mills Travelers' Club with a review of several short books, including 'Old Country Store,' by Gerald Carson. She showed an old account book from a country store in Tiverton in which her family had had an interest. The dates were in 1831 and the prices drew much interest by comparison with present prices." The books' leather spines and marbled boards are aged and deteriorating, but the contents are quite legible. Interiors are soiled and possibly chewed. A brief sampling of some of the names which appear repeatedly: Coggeshall, Chace, Manchester, Grinnell, Moshier, Tripp, King, Dunfee, Dennis, Macomber, Simmons, Brownell, Dwelley, Rounds, Slocum, Duvall, Cony, and more. The 16" tall account book, dated 1831, is thicker and in better interior condition than the 15" tall ledger. This shorter book begins June 17, 1828 and ends April 23, 1829. The first 4 pages of this book were torn out and pages 5-10 have gaping holes. The final 2 pages of this ledger are Hiram Bliss's accounting of his cash flow. An extremely rare find!"

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