Statehood: 4 May 1776
13th state of the United States
Capital and largest city: Providence
Map: Rhode Island, 1797
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Rhode Island Historical Society Collections, vol. 15, 1922.
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State of Rhode Island
The Biographical Cyclopedia of Representative Men of Rhode Island, 1881.
Burlingame: Gorton Burlingame, p. 405; Rev. Maxey Whipple Burlingame, p. 335, 450; Olive Burlingame, p. 363.
Ralph: Phebe H. Ralph, p. 372.
Biographical Encyclopaedia of Connecticut and Rhode Island of the Nineteenth Century, H. Clay Williams, 1879.
The Close of the Late Rebellion, in Rhode-Island, 2nd edition, 1842.
Documentary History of Rhode Island, Howard M. Chapin, 1916.
Documentary History of Rhode Island, vol. 2, Howard M. Chapin, 1916.
Historical and Descriptive Sketches of the Counties, Cities and Principal Towns of the Six New England States, vol. 1, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Rev. R. H. Howard, A.M. and Prof. Henry E. Crocker, 1880.
History of Rhode Island, Rev. Edward Peterson, 1853.
History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, vol. 1, 1636–1700, Samuel Greene Arnold, 1859.
History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, vol. 2, 1700–1790, Samuel Greene Arnold, 1860.
Life of Roger Williams, the Founder of the State of Rhode Island, William Gammell, A.M., 1854.
Memoir of Roger Williams, the Founder of the State of Rhode-Island, James D. Knowles, 1834.
The Narragansett Historical Register, James N. Arnold, editor, 1889.
The Narragansett Planters: A Study of Causes, Edward Channing, 1886.
Representative Men and Old Families of Rhode Island : Genealogical Records and Historical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and of Many of the Old Families, vol. 1, 1908. Index
Representative Men and Old Families of Rhode Island : Genealogical Records and Historical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and of Many of the Old Families, vol. 2, 1908.
Representative Men and Old Families of Rhode Island : Genealogical Records and Historical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and of Many of the Old Families, vol. 3, 1908. Index
The Rhode Island Historical Magazine, vol. 5, 1884–1885.
Rhode Island Historical Tracts, 2nd series, no. 5, Rhode Island’s Gift to the Nation, Sidney S. Rider, 1897.
A Short History of Rhode Island, George Washington Greene, 1877.
The Spirit of Rhode Island History: A Discourse, Delivered Before the Rhode-Island Historical Society, Hon. Samuel Greene Arnold, 1853.
The Early Records of the Town of Warwick, The Librarian of the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1926.
The History of Warwick, Rhode Island: From its Settlement in 1642 to the Present Time : including Accounts of the Early Settlement and Development of its Several Villages, Sketches of the Origin and Progress of the Different Churches of the Town, &c., &c., Oliver P. Fuller, 1875.