hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 4 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 0 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Your search returned 6 results in 3 document sections:

Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Rhode Island, (search)
elect John Sandford as president......May 17-18, 1653 Providence and Warwick with Portsmouth and Newport in one General Assembly re-establish code of 1647, forbid sale of liquors to Indians, and prohibit French and Dutch trade with them......Aug. 31, 1654 Pawtuxet men withdraw allegiance to Massachusetts, given in 1642, and transfer it to Rhode Island......May 26, 1658 Block Island is granted for public services to Governor Endicott and three others, Oct. 19, 1658, who sell it to Simon Ray and eight associates in 1660; they begin a settlement......1661 Settlement of Misquamicut, now Westerly, begun......1661 Charter of Rhode Island and Providence plantations obtained from Charles II. by John Clarke, agent for the colony......July 8, 1663 [This charter continued in force till 1843-180 years.] John Clarke presented with £ 100 and payment of his expenses attendant upon the procuring of the charter......Nov. 24, 1663 Boundary dispute between Rhode Island, Massach
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1, Chapter 1: Ancestral (search)
ugh the greater part of the Revolution, rising to the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. He was at Peekskill, Valley Forge, and Red Bank, and wrote the official account of the last-named battle, which may be found in Washington's correspondence. During the terrible winter at Valley Forge, Lieutenant-Colonel Ward obtained a month's furlough, wooed and married his cousin, Phoebe Greene (daughter of Governor William Greene, of Rhode Island, and of the beautiful Catherine Ray, Granddaughter of Simon Ray, one of the original owners of the island. He was pressed in a cheese-press on account of his religious opinions. of Block Island), and returned to the snows and starvation of the winter camp. Our mother was very proud of her great-grandmother Catherine's memory, treasured her rat-tail spoons and her wedding stockings of orange silk, and was fond of telling how Benjamin Franklin admired and corresponded with her. Some of Franklin's letters have been preserved. He speaks of his wife as
p of, II, 138. Prussia, I, 94; II, 12. Puerto Plata, I, 322, 331. Pym, Bedford, II, 107. Quaker denomination, I, 224, 365. Quebec, I, 5, 38. Quincy, Josiah, I, 264; II, 364. Quincy, Mrs., Josiah, I, 201. Quincy Mansion School, II, 324. Rabe, Annie von, II, 13, 14, 16. Rabe, Eric von, II, 13, 14, 16. Rabe, Oscar von, ,I, 17. Rachel, Elisa, I, 97, 254. Radical Club, I, 284-86, 290, 344; II, 290, 379. Rainieri, Mr., I, 43. Ray, Catherine, I, 6. Ray, Simon, I, 6. Read, Buchanan, I, 131. Red Bank, I, 6. Red Cross, II, 210. Red Jacket, I, 19. Redpath, James, I, 388. Redwood Library, II, 52. Rembrandt (R. H. von Rijn), I, 42; II, 11, 18. Reminiscences, I, 41, 44, 92, 185, 195, 210, 237, 247, 285, 291, 292, 301, 329; II, 25, 29, 30, 32, 47, 118, 119, 218, 219, 234, 238, 258, 259. Repplier, Agnes, II, 300. Representative Women, Congress of, II, 178, 180. Republican, Springfield, II, 196. Resse, Countess, II, 25