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Rowland Greene letterbook

Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-008

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single letterbook of Dr. Rowland Greene. The volume is composed of personal correspondence, with the majority of letters 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 and meetings he attended, social calls made, and family news.


  • 1809-1833


Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical note

Rowland Greene (1770-1859) was born in 1770 at Warwick, R.I., the son of Thomas and Sarah (Wickes) Greene. Greene became convinced 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, R.I.


0.06 Linear Feet (1 volume)





Related Materials

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

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed August 2015.
Rowland Greene letterbook, 1809-1833
Kara Flynn
August 2015
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