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Laws of the Redwood-Library Company

Redwood Library Company

Laws of the Redwood-Library Company

by Redwood Library Company

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Published by Printed by Samuel Hall. in Newport [R.I.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Redwood, Abraham, -- 1709 or 10-1788,
  • Thomlinson, John,
  • Proprietary libraries -- Rhode Island -- Newport,
  • Newport (R.I.) -- Libraries

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 9764
    ContributionsStiles, Ezra, 1727-1795, Redwood Library Company.
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination7, [1], 28, [4] p.
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17179591M

    It was initially named the Company of the Redwood Library and was created to make written knowledge available to the greater Newport community. During the Revolutionary War, the library was used by the occupying army and many books went missing. Today, about 92% of those missing books have been returned or on: 50 Bellevue Ave, Newport, , RI. Today anyone visiting the Library Company of Philadelphia, the Redwood Library of Newport, the Charleston Library Society, or the New York Society Library, would be well advised for more reasons than one to follow Machiavelli's example. Read More >.

    Powered by BiblioCommons. BiblioWeb: app01 Version Last updated /04/27 Back to TopLocation: Main North Road, Christchurch,   Libraries of Early America. This group has become officially dormant. It happens. If you want to revive this group, or create a new group on the same topic see this page.. This group's members include those Legacy Library subjects who spent all or part of their lives in America and collected primarily before Their books have been carefully cataloged using .

    The proprietary subscription libraries I study in my book – the Salem Social Library and Athenaeum, the Redwood Library of Newport, Rhode Island, the New York Society Library, the Charleston Library Society of South Carolina, and the Library Company of Philadelphia – were central venues where these ideas of revolution and abolition were. with the facade of the Redwood Library. Nearly all of the exterior designs can be found in these two books and William Kent’s Designs of Inigo Jones. In this latter volume the three range of Venetian windows-used by Harrison for the original rear facade are illustrated as used at Chiswick. A similar treatment, with more detail, appeared in WareFile Size: 1MB.


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Laws of the Redwood-Library Company by Redwood Library Company Download PDF EPUB FB2

"A catalogue of the books belonging to the Company of the Redwood-Library, in Newport, on Rhode-Island." p. at end, with separate title page. Lists "books bought in London by John Tomlinson with the five hundred pounds sterling given by Abraham Redwood.".

OCLC Number: Notes: Preface by Ezra Stiles. Evans. Advertised in the Newport Mercury, Apr. 15, "A catalogue of the books belonging to the Company of the Redwood-Library, in Newport, on Rhode-Island." p.

at end, with separate title page. The Company of the Redwood Library was established in by Abraham Redwood and 45 colonists with the goal of making written knowledge more widely available to the Newport community. The Library was open to the public, though not "free," and remains a membership, or subscription, library.

Redwood Library Company charter granted to Abraham Redwood signed by Governor Gideon Wanton with notarial act with signature of witness, Thomas Ward, Secretary of State.;vellum, seal, ill. ; 60 x 75 cm.;Bearing a paper and wax seal of the Colony of Rhode Island (9 cm. diameter).;Ruled for 1 column and text block of 36 lines; justified 33 x 66 cm.

Initials and. A catalogue of the books belonging to the Company of the Redwood Library and Athenaeum, in Newport, R.I.: to which is prefixed as short account of the institution, with the charter, laws and regulations by Redwood Library and Athenaeum.

If you love Newport, you'll love this book. The perceptive researcher Brian Stinson has scoured thousands of pages of old Newport Mercury newspapers and searched the stacks of the Redwood Library to discover 75 "firsts" most Newporters aren’t even aware of.5/5(4).

This book of course will cover all of the laws that were passed by the colonial Rhode Island government since it was chartered in Before the acts and laws are presented however, the book is prefaced by a copy of the Royal Charter, granted by King Charles II in   Due to the cost of books, and the lack of printing going on in the American colonies, Abraham Redwood pitched the idea for a library on the island, “with nothing in view but the good of mankind.” Forty five other men joined his mission, and the Redwood Library was created with a donation of £ silver for the purchase of books.

baglio's blog. A loss of books. baglio. Friday, November 2, - am warehouses and many small boats were broken and destroyed, and the economy was devastated. The Redwood Library was to not be exempt from these depridations. Read more about A loss of books. The Armistice and its Aftermath: A Great War Centennial Reading List.

The Redwood Library guide to an appreciation of Wm. Shakespeare: his works and fame; being a few explanatory notes on an exhibition of books and manuscripts selected from the collection of Mr. Marsden J. Perry Redwood Library and Athenaeum [ Book: ]. Charter --Laws and regulations, as revised and adopted Sept.

26, --Catalog of the books belonging to the Redwood Library Company, April, A.D. --Alphabetical list of the proprietors, August, A.D. Check out children's books celebrating Black History Month.

View this Smithsonian poster exhibition at the Downtown Library through February A Catalogue Of The Redwood Library And Athenæum, In Newport, R.i.: Together With A Supplement, Addenda, And Index Of Subjects And Titles: Showing All To Which Is Prefixed A Short Account [Redwood Library and Athenaeum] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A Catalogue Of The Redwood Library And Athenæum, In Newport, R.i.:. The Redwood Library and Athenaeum started off as a member literary society founded by Bishop George Berkeley, the great Irish ey moved to Rhode Island in to start a college.

The Company of the Redwood Library in Newport, R.I., was founded in for the purpose of ‘having nothing in view but the good of mankind.’. FOUNDED IN ON THE ENLIGHTENMENT IDEALS OF INTELLECTUAL PURSUIT AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT, THE REDWOOD LIBRARY AND ATHENAEUM GENERATES KNOWLEDGE IN THE HUMANITIES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE WIDEST POSSIBLE AUDIENCE WITH NOTHING IN VIEW BUT THE GOOD OF MANKIND".

The Redwood Library holds some unique manuscript records of early Rhode Island and the John Carter Brown Library holds seminal works by Roger Williams, Rhode Island's founder and innovator, as well as materials relating to religion, native peoples, conflicts with native peoples and the British government.

Deed for the Redwood Library Company, Publication date Includes two notes in different hands that it was recorded in the Book of Land Evidences of Newport No. 13, PagesNewport February 3rd A.D.

(sic) signed by Wm Coddington Town Clerk and recorded June 17th in vol Land Evidence, Newport, pages Going deep into our vaults today we have pulled a rare gem, The Acts and Laws of the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations in New England in America, printed here in Newport by Samuel Hall in This book of course will cover all of the laws that were passed by the colonial Rhode Island government since it was chartered in Missing: Redwood-Library Company.

A deep-freeze in Chicago obliged me to shelter in the public library of one of the suburbs. The collections in these libraries are being whittled down by re-purposing projects, but I managed to pick one easy time-killing read of the shelf: this “Rhode Island: a Guide to the Smallest State”/5(2).

The Redwood Library and Athenaeum is a subscription library located at 50 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, Rhode d init is the oldest community library still occupying its original building in the United States. The original building was designed by Peter Harrison and completed inand is a National Historic LandmarkArchitect: Peter Harrison.

Annals of the Redwood Library and Athenæum (Classic Reprint) [George Champlin Mason] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from Annals of the Redwood Library and Athenæum Benedict Arnold, the second, thus disposed of his books.

(The Library Company of Philadelphia was founded in by Benjamin Franklin and the Redwood Library and Athenaeum of Newport, Rhode Island was founded in ). The library is a delight for those of us who love this city’s history; it’s full of of rare books, periodicals, manuscripts, clippings, maps, directories, and almanacs, and you.

Items ordered from Friends of Redwood City Public Library may be subject to tax in certain states, based on the state to which the order is shipped. If an item is subject to sales tax, in accordance with state tax laws, the tax is generally calculated on the total selling price of each individual item, including shipping and handling charges.