Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Rhode Island” in entry howe-richard-earl of Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History:

... with his brother, William Howe, to make peace with or war upon the Americans. They failed to secure peace, and made war. After leaving the Delaware with his fleet, in 1778, he had an encounter off Rhode Island with a French fleet, under the Count d'estaing, when he disappeared from the American waters. In 1782 he was made admiral of the blue, and created an English viscount; and in September of that year...
Max. Freq. Min. Freq.
Entity Corpus Doc Corpus Doc  
Rhode Island (Rhode Island, United States) 3,308 738 0 0 0 user votes
Rhode Island (California, United States) 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhode Island (New York, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhode Island (Texas, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

† This entity has been selected by the automated classifier as the most likely match in this context. It may or may not be the correct match.