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Format:
Microfilm
Title:
William Greene papers
Author/Creator:
Greene, William, 1743-1826.
Call number:
Microfilm VK211 .G84
Imprint date:
1775-1826.
Physical Description:
1 1 vol. (bound) box 27 X 40 X 6 cm. + loose papers
Notes:
Microfilm reproduction of Mss 469, Rhode Island Historical Society Library.
Mss. Mainly handwritten, portions transcribed into type. Includes: ship records (account books, cargo records); correspondence; last will and testament.
William Greene was born in Potowomut Neck, Warwick, RI; son of Nathanael Greene (1707-1768) and Mary Mott Greene. Was a merchant in East Greenwich, RI; was active in shipping during the Revolutionary War.
Papers made available in 1940's as part of the "Albert C. and Richard W. Greene collection."
Subject:
Greene, William, 1743-1826 -- Correspondence.
Greene, William, 1743-1826 -- Notebooks, sketches, etc.
Greene, William, 1743-1826 -- Will.
Britania (Brig)
Catey (Sloop)
Endeavor (Sloop)
Friendship (Sloop)
General Greene (Privateer)
Greenwich (Privateer)
Industry (Sloop)
Louisa (Brig)
Maida (Brig)
Merry Gould (Sloop)
Phenix (Brig)
Saint James (Schooner)
Seaflower (Sloop)
Victory (Brig)
Warren (Brig)
General Sterling (Privateer)
Merchant ships.
Merchants -- Rhode Island -- East Greenwich.
Privateering -- Rhode Island -- East Greenwich.
Ship's papers.
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Economic aspects.
Digital Version Available:
http://www.rihs.org/mssinv/Mss469.htm
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