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  • These presents witness, that we the subscribers, reposing a special trust and confidence in each other's friendship, do hereby severally promise, and unanimously agree together, as follows: ... That if it shall please God to permit fire to break out in Newport ... that we will then be aiding and assisting to each other ... In witness whereof, we have hereunto set our hands, this tenth day of November, Anno Domini 1726. And in the Thirteenth Year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lord King George, over Great-Britain, &c. Reprinted in October, 1750.
Call No:
  • G1157
  • Broadsides 1750 No.2
Imprint Place:
  • [Newport, R.I. :
  • Printed by James Franklin,
Imprint Date:
  • 1750]
Physical Description:
  • 1 sheet ([1] p.)
  • 33 x 41 cm.
Bibliographic References:
  • Alden, J.E. Rhode Island,
  • Shipton & Mooney Reilly, E., Dict. of Col. Am. Printers' Ornaments
  • 98
  • 40559 0
  • Text in two columns. Eleven numbered articles.
  • Columns divided by a border composed of lines and two distinct printer's digit or manicule ornaments. Neither are found in Reilly. Imprint supplied by Alden. Ann Franklin was a silent partner with her son, James, in 1750. Rhode Island Historical Society holds only known original imprint. At foot of copy recorded are written, in a uniform hand, the names of thirty subscribers including Silas Cooke and Abraham Redwood.
  • Preservation and electronic cataloging for this broadside was made possible by a generous grant from the Rhode Island Society of the Sons of the Revolution, the Rhode Island Society of Colonial Wars, the Rhode Island Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, and the General Society of Colonial Wars.
  • RIHS copy repaired 1950.
  • Broadside Collection: G 1157
  • Digital Version Available:
    MARC Values:

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