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An Attleboro Mililtiaman in Warwick Neck. by Robert A. Geake

The past six months or so have largely been spent in transcribing the journals of Noah Robinson, a young man of Attleboro who initially listed in Capt. Caleb Richardson’s company of Keye’s Regiment, and would go on to serve in … Continue reading

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Was Cacauwonch “The Beginning Place”?

Was Cacauwonch “The Beginning Place”? by Robert A. Geake The first place name under the letter C in Frank Waabu O’Brien’s  American Indian Place Names in Rhode Island, is the name Cacauwonch, with its literal translation as “the beginning place”.  In geographical … Continue reading

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Anthony Benezet and Moses Brown: A Legacy and a Lost Correspondence

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000188 EndHTML:0000099318 StartFragment:0000003523 EndFragment:0000099282 SourceURL:file:///Users/robertgeake/Documents/Anthony%20Benezet%20and%20Moses.doc Anthony Benezet and Moses Brown A Legacy and a Lost Correspondence A talk by Robert A. Geake to the John Carter Brown Library Fellows Luncheon April 2009 One evening last October, I attended the … Continue reading

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