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.
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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.
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