Documentary History of Rhode Island: Being the History of the Towns of Providence and Warwick to 1649 and of the Colony to 1647

Documentary History of Rhode Island Being the History of the Towns of Providence and Warwick to and of the Colony to This is volume one of a two volume work entitled the Documentary History of Rhode Island by Howard M Chapin At the time of the book s original publication Chapin was Librarian of the Rhode Island His

  • Title: Documentary History of Rhode Island: Being the History of the Towns of Providence and Warwick to 1649 and of the Colony to 1647
  • Author: Howard M. Chapin
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 322
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This is volume one of a two volume work entitled the Documentary History of Rhode Island by Howard M Chapin At the time of the book s original publication, Chapin was Librarian of the Rhode Island Historical Society This volume covers Roger Williams s flight from Salem to Seekonk and then to Providence his acquisition of land for his new settlement from Native AmericanThis is volume one of a two volume work entitled the Documentary History of Rhode Island by Howard M Chapin At the time of the book s original publication, Chapin was Librarian of the Rhode Island Historical Society This volume covers Roger Williams s flight from Salem to Seekonk and then to Providence his acquisition of land for his new settlement from Native Americans, the establishment of religious liberty in Providence, and many other matters involving the history of Providence and Warwick to 1649 Chapin relied upon and followed the original documents, whenever they could be located, and his transcriptions of original documents are quite accurate As was customary for his era, Chapin wove the texts of the documents into his narrative history instead of printing the documents as stand alone texts This first edition of volume one is available in PDF on the internet It has been reprinted in an exact facsimile paperback edition by ULAN Press.

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