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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Rhode Island, (search)
freehold, or $7.50 annual rent......1762 Providence Gazette and country journal published in Providence by William Goddard; first issue......Oct. 20, 1762 Jewish synagogue, erected in Newport, dedicated......1763 Brown University, chartered in 1764 as the College of Rhode Island, is opened at Warren......1765 Maidstone, a British vessel, impresses seamen in Newport Harbor; 500 sailors and boys seize one of her boats, drag it to the commons, and burn it......June 4, 1765 Augustus Johnston, Martin Howard, Jr., and Dr. Moffat, who had advocated the Stamp Act, are hanged and burned in effigy at Newport......Aug. 27, 1765 Samuel Ward, of Rhode Island, alone of royal governors, refuses the oath to sustain the Stamp Act taking effect......Nov. 1, 1765 Society The daughters of liberty organized by eighteen young ladies at Dr. Ephraim Bowen's house in Providence......March 4, 1766 British armed sloop Liberty making an unprovoked assault on a Connecticut brig, the peop