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October 29, 1979

To Governor Joe Garrahy

I enjoyed the warm hospitality extended to me today. It was good to see you and Margherite.

I appreciated this opportunity to visit with citizens in Providence, and to be with you for the plenary…

Image of President John F. Kennedy with Governor John H. Chafee’s children, Lincoln and Tribbie, 1961.See also:Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.Chafee, John H., 1922-1999Chafee, Lincoln D., 1953-

Image of President Lyndon B. Johnson at his Inauguration in January 20, 1965. See also: The short film Inauguration of President Johnson (1965) is available for free download at the Internet Archive President Johnson 1965 Inaugural Address on YouTube

Image of President John F. Kennedy aboard the U.S.S. Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. DD 850, during the President's visit to the America’s Cup Races in Newport, R.I. on September, 1962. See also: Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy at America's Cup…

The Providence Journal
Providence, Rhode Island, Wednesday, November 9, 1960

[Headline] Kennedy Elected, R.I. Plurality 112,336; Pell Wins by 153,929, Notte by 54,557; Fogarty, St. Germain Congress Victors

[Article Title] Sweep by Kennedy Is…

Dated Washington July 3d 1862
Rec’d, Providence July 3 1862, 12 o’clock, 25 min.
To Wm. Sprague

{Private & Confidential}

My dear Sir.
I should
not want the half of three
hundred thousand new troops
if I could have them now.
If I…

City Point, Va. Feb. 14th 1865.

His Excellency,
James Y. Smith,
Governor of Rhode Island,

Your letter of the 9th inct. enclosing me a copy of "Resolution of thanks", passed by the Legislature…

Southern Commercial Convention

In conformity with the Action of the Southern Commercial Convention, at the meeting held in Louis=ville, Ky. Octbr. 12" 1869. The annual Session of the Convention will be held at Cincinnati O. commencing , Tuesday…

Image of the inauguration of Ronald Reagan as 40th President of the United States on January 20, 1981.

Image of President Dwight D. Eisenhower playing golf in Newport, R.I., September, 1957.

Image of California Governor Ronald Reagan and Rhode Island Governor John H. Chafee, Lt. Governor Joseph H. O’Donnell and Attorney General Herbert F. DeSimone, c. 1968

Image of President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Rhode Island Governor John H. Chafee in Newport, R.I. on September 26, 1963.

Image of the original Bradford Soap Works located on Buell Street in Woonsocket, R.I. The Bradford Soap Works was founded in Rhode Island 1876 by James Rogers and William Murgatroyd of Bradford, England. They named their plant Bradford Soap Works.…

Image of a beach located in Westerly, R.I.

Image of Clyde Square located in West Warwick, R.I.

Image of the 3rd RI Volunteer Memorial located in Warwick, R.I.

Image of "A Street Scene in Old Part of Warren", c. 1920.

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Image of General Marquis de Lafayette headquarters located in Tiverton, R.I. During the American Revolution the British held Aquidneck Island and Tiverton became an asylum for Americans fleeing the British oppression. The famous French General,…

Image of a beach in South Kingstown, R.I., c. 1925.See also: Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982 Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Historical and Architectural Resources…

Image of the “14 Miles to Providence”, Peleg Arnold's 1774 milestone on old Great Road in Union Village across from the Friends Meetinghouse located in Smithfield, R.I.

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