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Historical Publication Number Four from the Office of the Secretary of State, State Bureau of Information by Howard Willis Preston, A. M. Director of the State Bureau of Information.
Includes the following topics from Rhode Island's colonial history The Dutch War of 1653; Peleg Sanford, Trader; The Board of Trade; King William's War, Queen Anne's War, The Notary Public, Newport, Misfortunes, Commerce Increasing; The French and Spanish Wars, The Flags of Truce, The Tartar, Smuggling or Illicit Trading; Names of Rhode Island Vessels; The Slave Trade.
Includes lists of Letters of Marque granted in King George's War 1739 and the French and Indian War 1756.