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Familiar Signatures Subject Guide

Letters to the Governor (1731-1891)
Volume #: 8-21
1776-1797
Acc:
C#0257
Extent: 27.0 Cubic Feet
Description: The volumes in this series include official correspondence from George Washington to the Governors of Rhode Island and includes letters to Governor Nicholas Cooke, Lord Howe, Governor William Greene, the Major General Health, President of Congress, and others. These letters primarily address matters of state and are in bound volumes.
Status: Processed
Location: On-site (Available upon request)  

Letters to the Governor (1731-1891)
Volume #: 21-22
1790-1807
Acc:
C#0257
Extent: 27.0 Cubic Feet
Description: The volumes in this series include letters from Thomas Jefferson to the Governors of Rhode Island as official correspondence. These letters primarily address matters of state and are in bound volumes.
Status: Processed
Location: On-site (Available upon request) 

Letters to the Governor (1731-1891)
Volume #: 20-23
1785-1819
Acc:
C#0257
Extent: 27.0 Cubic Feet
Description: The volumes in this series include official correspondence from John Adams to the Governors of Rhode Island and primarily pertain matters of state. Accessible in bound volumes.
Status: Processed
Location: On-site (Available upon request) 

Letters to the Governor (1731-1891)
Volume #: 35
1861
Acc:
C#0257
Extent: 27.0 Cubic Feet
Description: The volumes in this series include letters from Abraham Lincoln to the Governors of Rhode Island and is official correspondence. These letters primarily address matters of state and are accessible in bound volumes.
Status: Processed
Location: On-site (Available upon request) 

Governor J. Joseph Garrahy records, 1970-1985
1978-1981
Box #:  5, 22-23
Acc: 1636-1501
Exent: 98.4 Cubic Feet
Description: This records collection is comprised of administration files spanning terms both as lieutenant governor and governor. Included is a photograph with and several letters from President Jimmy Carter. 
Status: Processed
Location: On-site (Available upon request)

Records of the Adjutant General (1779-2010)
1803
Acc: C#00581
Extent: 8.52 Cubic Feet
Description: This series includes communications between Thomas Jefferson and the Adjutant General, the leader of the State military forces for Rhode Island.
Status: Processed
Location: On-site (Available upon request) 

Adjutant General Correspondence Received, 1790-1915
Acc: 1636-1371
Extent: 65.0 Cubic Feet
Description: This series contains 5 telegrams sent by Abraham Lincoln, including telegrams concerning the evacuation of Petersburg, requesting 50,000 troops, and votes to be cast by Rhode Island.
Status: Processed
Location: On-site (Available upon request)

Adjutant General Correspondence Received, 1790-1915
Acc: 1636-1371
Extent: 65.0 Cubic Feet
Description: This series includes 12 signed incoming correspondence from Theodore Roosevelt to the Adjutant General who directs the establishment, operation, organization, and maintenance of the military forces of the state of Rhode Island.  
Status: Processed
Location: On-site (Available upon request)

Secretary of State Correspondence, 1851-1852
1851
Acc: C#00457
Extent: 0.25 Cubic Feet
Description: This letter from PT Barnum was sent to the Secretary of State on Oct. 6, 1851 while Barnum was at the Office of US Fire Annihilator Co., 4 Warren St., NY.
Status: Processed
Location: On-site (Available upon request)

General Assembly Incoming Correspondence
1964
Acc: C#00264, Box 15
Extent: 42.0 Cubic Feet
Description: This series includes a letter from Edward Kennedy regarding the death of his brother, President John F. Kennedy, to Secretary of State LaFrance, on January 23, 1964. Also included in this collection is a card from Joseph and Rose Kennedy to Rhode Island regarding death their son.
Status: Processed
Location: On-site (Available upon request)

11th Amendment to the United States Constitution
1793
Acc: C#00573
Extent: > 1.0 Cubic Foot
Description: This parchment contains an original record of the Eleventh Amendment to the United States Constitution, signed by John Adams, which granted state’s sovereign immunity.
Status: Processed
Location: On-site (Available upon request)