Category Archives: Historical Documents

Portsmouth Library’s collection of historical documents.

Firestone and Washington

(photographs, island park, common fence point, easton’s beach, firestone fire of fall river, washington’s birthday celebration)

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Portsmouth Compact

(photographs, buildings, houses, postcards, cuff’s bridge, east main road, river, portsmouth,compact,  montaup country club, state seal and coat of arms of RI, )

Law and Order

(documents, photographs, boats, rivers, law and order)

Gould Island Meteor Hoax

(photographs of Newspaper Article Meteor Dives into Sakonnet River, Town Into Factions, documents)

Early Documents

(slaves, documents, portsmouth)

Civil War Lovell Gen. Hospital Melville-P.T. Base Portsmouth

(government sale flyer, melville, bradford, portsmouth grove, ships, postcard, illustrations,RI towns, documents)