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Image of Goldfine Jewelry Company located at 88 Main Street, Woonsocket.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982Various postcards of…


Geo. H. Miller Coal, Wood and Ice – Ice wagon, c1905, Office and yard at 210 Pond Street, Woonsocket.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation…


Image of a man feeding chickens in the yard.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982Various postcards of Providence and Pawtucket,…


Image of the rear of a farm house.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982Various postcards of Providence and Pawtucket, R.I., c.…


Image of a farm house and field.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982Various postcards of Providence and Pawtucket, R.I., c.…


Image of a family standing in front of their home.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982Various postcards of Providence and…


Image of the Eisenberg & Tickton general store located in Woonsocket.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982Various postcards…


Image of Dauray & Bardsley Electrical Engineers, 1944, of the Dauray & Bardsley machine shop located at 157-159 Front Street, Woonsocket.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island Historical Preservation…


Image of men sitting at Cobble Rock, c.1905, located at the North Smithfield and Woonsocket border. See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports,…


Image of Coachmen, 1905.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982Various postcards of Providence and Pawtucket, R.I., c. 1918-1919


Image of Candy Mart, 1941 located at 196 Main Street in Woonsocket.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982Various postcards of…


Image of a boarding house and boarders c. 1905.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982Various postcards of Providence and…


Image of Beaupre’s Pharmacy c.1941-1942 located at 11-13 Clinton Street in Woonsocket. See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 -…


Image of “Union Bar” c.1905.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982Various postcards of Providence and Pawtucket, R.I.,…


Image of Horseshoe Falls at Harris Pond, c1905 located in Woonsocket.See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982Various postcards of…


Image of a bar and barkeeps, 1905. See also:Preston Collection photographs (GRS5.7c), circa 1920-1930Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission: Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982Various postcards of Providence and Pawtucket, R.I., c.…


Image of remnant sections (6) of original wax seal accompanying King Charles II Royal Charter.See also: Royal Charter 1663 C#0204 – Rhode Island Colony Records, 1646– 669, Part II, pp. 178 - 179 C#0260 – Proceedings of the General…


Whereas by an Ordinance of the Lords & Commons, now assembled in Parliament bearing Date the Second day of November Anno: Dom:1643 Robert Earl of Warwick is Constituted and ordained Govr. in Chief, and Lord high Admiral of all those Islands and other…


November 24, 1663
Royal Charter received & noted in Proceedings of the General Assembly

General Court of Commissioners held at Newport.
Charter presented by Captain George Baxter. Court adjourned to 8:00 a.m. the following to give way for…


Transcription of Colonial Charter:

GRANTED BY KING CHARLES II,
JULY 8, l663, AND IN FORCE UNTIL THE CONSTITUTION, ADOPTED IN NOVEMBER, l842, BECAME OPERATIVE ON THE FIRST TUESDAY OF MAY, l843.
CHARLES the Second, by the Grace of God, King of…