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Subscriptions for the Rhode-Island College.

Author: Rhode Island College (1764-1804)
Publisher: [Newport, R.I.] : [publisher not identified], [approximately 1770]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Subscribers' lists
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rhode Island College (1764-1804)
OCLC Number: 62819632
Notes: Soliciting subscriptions for establishing the permanent seat of Rhode Island College at Newport, with the stipulation that such contributions would be void if Newport were not chosen.
Followed by a second leaf listing subscribers and amounts pledged.
After the first class was graduated at Warren, R.I., Sept. 11, 1769, a spirited contest for the honor of a permanent home for the college was undertaken among the leading towns of the colony. The choice fell to Providence and in 1770 the first college building was erected on the college grounds, the cost being covered chiefly by subscriptions from residents of Providence.
Description: 1 online resource ([2] leaves.)


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