Laws of the Redwood-Library Company.

by Redwood Library Company.

Publisher: Printed by Samuel Hall. in Newport [R.I.]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 28 Downloads: 819
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Subjects:

  • Redwood, Abraham, -- 1709-1788.,
  • Thomlinson, John.,
  • Proprietary libraries -- Rhode Island -- Newport.,
  • Newport (R.I.) -- Library resources.

Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 9764.
ContributionsStiles, Ezra, 1727-1795., Redwood Library Company.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination7, [1], 28, [4] p.
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14592992M

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Charleston Library Society, founded in , is a subscription library in Charleston, South Carolina.. The library is the third oldest subscription library in the United States after the Library Company of Philadelphia (founded by Benjamin Franklin) and the Redwood Library and Athenaeum of Newport, Rhode Island (). The Charleston Library was founded before The . Fig. 1: Redwood Library and Athenaeum exterior, Peter Harrison (). Courtesy of Redwood Library and Athenaeum, Newport, Rhode Island. Harrison, America's first architect, probably derived the design for the Redwood Library, a Roman Doric temple with portico and wings, from Edward Hoppus's edition of Andrea Palladio's Architecture, in Four Books. The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. Search for books, ebooks, Charter of the Windsor Manufacturing Company together with the by-laws of said company. Published: () Charter of the Redwood Library Company granted A.D. Published: ().

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"A catalogue of the books belonging to the Company of the Redwood-Library, in Newport, on Rhode-Island." p. at end, with separate title page.

Laws of the Redwood-Library Company. book "books bought in London by John Tomlinson with the five hundred pounds sterling given by Abraham Redwood.".

OCLC Number: Notes: Preface by Laws of the Redwood-Library Company. book Stiles. Evans. Advertised in the Newport Mercury, Apr. 15, "A catalogue of the books belonging to the Company of the Redwood-Library, in Newport, on Rhode-Island." p.

at end, with separate title page. The Company of the Redwood Library was established in by Abraham Redwood and 45 colonists with the goal of making written knowledge more widely available to the Newport community. The Library was open to the public, though not "free," and remains a membership, or subscription, library.

Redwood Library Company charter granted to Abraham Redwood signed by Governor Gideon Wanton with notarial act with signature of witness, Thomas Ward, Secretary of State.;vellum, seal, ill.

; 60 x 75 cm.;Bearing a paper and wax seal of the Colony of Rhode Island (9 cm. diameter).;Ruled for 1 column and text block of 36 lines; justified 33 x 66 cm. Initials and. The proprietary subscription libraries I study in my book – the Salem Social Library and Athenaeum, the Redwood Library of Newport, Rhode Island, the New York Society Library, the Charleston Library Society of South Carolina, and the Library Company of Philadelphia – were central venues where these ideas of revolution and abolition were.

This book of course will cover all of the laws that were passed by the colonial Rhode Island government since it was chartered in Before the acts and laws are presented however, the book is prefaced by a copy of the Royal Charter, granted by King Charles II in   Deed for the Redwood Library Company, Publication date Includes two notes in different hands that it was recorded in the Book of Land Evidences of Newport No.

13, PagesNewport February 3rd A.D. (sic) signed by Wm Coddington Town Clerk and recorded June 17th in vol Land Evidence, Newport, pages On February 22nd, The Artillery Company of Newport will march to the Redwood Library to celebrate the th birthday of George Washington.

In honor of his birthday, this reading list will focus on him, with a bonus book of course on the Artillery Company as well. The Redwood Library's rare book holdings can be searched in our on-line catalog and in our physical card catalogs.

Not all holdings are recorded in the on-line catalog. Visit our on-line catalog to begin your search, use the Advanced Search tab to limit your search to specific collections, items, or dates, and use the sidebar to refine each search.

Laws of the state university Acts of Congress and laws of the Missouri legislature relating to the University of Missouri and Agricultural and Mechanical College, and School of Mines and Metallurgy: with an appendix.

(Columbia, Mo.: Published by order of the board, ), by etc Missouri. Laws and etc United States. A Catalogue Of The Redwood Library And Athenæum, In Newport, R.i.: Together With A Supplement, Addenda, And Index Of Subjects And Titles: Showing All To Which Is Prefixed A Short Account [Redwood Library and Athenaeum] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A Catalogue Of The Redwood Library And Athenæum, In Newport, R.i.:. FOUNDED IN ON THE ENLIGHTENMENT IDEALS OF INTELLECTUAL PURSUIT AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT, THE REDWOOD LIBRARY AND ATHENAEUM GENERATES KNOWLEDGE IN THE HUMANITIES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE WIDEST POSSIBLE AUDIENCE WITH NOTHING IN VIEW BUT THE GOOD OF MANKIND".

Check out children's books celebrating Black History Month. View this Smithsonian poster exhibition at the Downtown Library through February A catalogue of the books belonging to the Company of the Redwood Library and Athenaeum, in Newport, R.I.: to which is prefixed as short account of the institution, with the charter, laws and regulations by Redwood Library and Athenaeum.

baglio's blog. A loss of books. baglio. Friday, November 2, - am warehouses and many small boats were broken and destroyed, and the economy was devastated. The Redwood Library was to not be exempt from these depridations.

Read more about A loss of books. The Armistice and its Aftermath: A Great War Centennial Reading List. If you love Newport, you'll love this book. The perceptive researcher Brian Stinson has scoured thousands of pages of old Newport Mercury newspapers and searched the stacks of the Redwood Library to discover 75 "firsts" most Newporters aren’t even aware of.5/5(4).

The Redwood Library and Athenaeum started off as a member literary society founded by Bishop George Berkeley, the great Irish ey moved to Rhode Island in to start a college. The Company of the Redwood Library in Newport, R.I., was founded in for the purpose of ‘having nothing in view but the good of mankind.’.

Items ordered from Friends of Redwood City Public Library may be subject to tax in certain states, based on the state to which the order is shipped.

If an item is subject to sales tax, in accordance with state tax laws, the tax is generally calculated on the total selling price of each individual item, including shipping and handling charges. Charter --Laws and regulations, as revised and adopted Sept.

26, --Catalog of the books belonging to the Redwood Library Company, April, A.D. --Alphabetical list of the proprietors, August, A.D.

A deep-freeze in Chicago obliged me to shelter in the public library of one of the suburbs. The collections in these libraries are being whittled down by re-purposing projects, but I managed to pick one easy time-killing read of the shelf: this “Rhode Island: a Guide to the Smallest State”/5(2).

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Excerpt from Annals of the Redwood Library and Athenæum Benedict Arnold, the second, thus disposed of his books. The Redwood Library holds some unique manuscript records of early Rhode Island and the John Carter Brown Library holds seminal works by Roger Williams, Rhode Island's founder and innovator, as well as materials relating to religion, native peoples, conflicts with native peoples and the British government.

Libraries of Early America. This group has become officially dormant. It happens. If you want to revive this group, or create a new group on the same topic see this page. This group's members include those Legacy Library subjects who spent all or part of their lives in America and collected primarily before Their books have been carefully cataloged using.

Alyssa Maxwell, 5 books Cara Lynn James, 4 books Earl Washburn, 3 books Jane Fletcher Fiske, 2 books A. Randall, 2 books Maud Howe Elliott, 2 books Auchincloss, Louis., 2 books Harriet Beecher Stowe, 2 books Ann Hood, 2 books Janet Taylor Lisle, 2 books Lewis, Rob., 2 books Mary Jane Clark, 2 books Thomas Wentworth Higginson, 2 books.

The original section of the building was constructed built between and by architect Peter Harrison. Only the Library Company of Philadelphia is older, founded in by Benjamin Franklin. The Redwood Library and Athenaeum predates the Charleston Library Society (founded in ), New York Society Library (founded in ), Architect: Peter Harrison.

Today anyone visiting the Library Company of Philadelphia, the Redwood Library of Newport, the Charleston Library Society, or the New York Society Library, would be well advised for more reasons than one to follow Machiavelli's example.

Read More >. with the facade of the Redwood Library. Nearly all of the exterior designs can be found in these two books and William Kent’s Designs of Inigo Jones. In this latter volume the three range of Venetian windows-used by Harrison for the original rear facade are illustrated as used at Chiswick.

A similar treatment, with more detail, appeared in WareFile Size: 1MB. Redwood Library and Athenæum, Newport, RI. 2, likes 22 talking about this 1, were here. Now the oldest circulating library in the United 5/5(15).

The corporate limits or boundaries of the municipality, unless and until changed in the manner prescribed by law, shall be the same as set forth in law order book, number eight, pages two hundred and seventy-three and two hundred and seventy-four of the Circuit Court of Loudoun County, and as enlarged and set forth in deed book eight-p, page.

The Redwood Library and Athenaeum is a classic: an architectural landmark, a treasury of great books, a sanctuary for scholarship, and a cultural icon (Fig.

As the oldest library in continuous use in the nation, it has been devoted since its inception to the art of inquiry and learning inspired by the ideals of the Enlightenment. Book Drop.

An after hours book return is available for the convenient return of books whenever the library is closed. Fines $ 2 a day for videos $ a day for books, magazines, etc.

Cell Phone Policy. An increasing reliance on cell phones is a reality today. However, the use of cell phones in public places can be disruptive. The facilities of the Redwood library have expanded over the years since it was endowed with € sterling by its founder, Abraham Redwood, to purchase the original titles.

photo credit: Redwood Library and Athenaeum. Benedict Leca, Executive Director of the Redwood Library, shared his take on the draw of Newport and its history. (The Library Company of Philadelphia was founded in by Benjamin Franklin and the Redwood Library and Athenaeum of Newport, Rhode Island was founded in ).

The library is a delight for those of us who love this city’s history; it’s full of of rare books, periodicals, manuscripts, clippings, maps, directories, and almanacs, and you.