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Rowland Greene letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-008

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single letterbook of Dr. Rowland Greene. The volume contains personal correspondence; the majority of letters are addressed to Greene's wife and children while he was away from home on religious visits. Topics covered in Greene's correspondence include descriptions of his travels, meetings he attended, social calls made, and family news.

Dates

  • 1809-1833

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Rowland Greene (1770-1859) was born in 1770 in Warwick, Rhode Island, the son of Thomas and Sarah (Wickes) Greene. Greene became a convinced Quaker at the age of 25, and was acknowledged a minister in 1803. In addition to his involvement in the Society of Friends, Greene was a practicing physician. Greene married Susanna Harris and the couple had 13 children. Greene died on August, 18, 1859, in Cranston, Rhose Island.

Extent

0.06 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

This collection is comprised of the single letterbook of Dr. Rowland Greene, a Quaker minister from Rhode Island. The volume contains personal correspondence; the majority of letters are addressed to Greene's wife and children while he was away from home on religious visits. Topics covered in Greene's correspondence include descriptions of his travels, meetings he attended, social calls made, and family news.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.975.01.029 Rowland Greene journals
  • HC.MC.975.03.016 Rowland Greene commonplace book
  • HC.MC.975.07.036 Rowland Greene memoir

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed August, 2015.
Title
Rowland Greene letterbook, 1809-1833
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
August, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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