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Object Name File, Document
Title Revolutionary War
Scope & Content Box of archival and research materials relating to the Revolutionary War, Slavery and Black History Includes:
- One folder with two copies of "Newport History" v. 70, Part 4, 2000. Features an article titled "A Great Landscape in Miniature: Great Rock, Paradise Farm, and the Barkers of Middletown". Folder also includes a letter and notes from the author of this article, as well as copies of archival materials used for the article. This same folder also has typed notes from the historical society titled: "Mrs. Sydney Burleigh's Spy Story"
- A subfolder holds a photocopy of a chapter on the Revolutionary War in the book "Notes on Little Compton."
- "Bulletin of the Newport Historical Society" no. 93, October 1934
- "Rhode Island History" v. 18, no. 2, April 1959 (two copies)
- "Newport History" v. 68, Part 4, 1998, no. 237
- "Newport History" v. 72-73, Fall 2003-Spring 2004, no. 249-250
- Pamphlet: "Blood in the Streets: The Boston Massacre" 1970
- Pamphlet with a reproduction of the Boston Gazette dated 1770, with supplemental information on the Boston Massacre, 1970.
- Reproduction of a pension record.

Slavery Folder
- Photograph of Primas Collins gravestone in the Commons Buriel Ground
-Copy of a Newpaper article from May 1817 noting that Primas Collins voted in Little Compton.
- Copy of part of the 1800 census showing 22 slaves in Little Compton
-Letter "To the members of the Congregational Church in L. Compton" addressing slavery. undated.
- Rhode Island Historical Society publications May 1996 and Fall 2002 with articles about slavery in Rhode Island
- Article "Slavery in Rhode Island" from slavenorth.com/rhodeisland.htm

-Folder containing the history of the murder in Westport MA of Benjamin Howard and the accused 15 year old black boy Charles H, Cuffee.
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 2007.2546
Extent of Description Box is h 10.25" x w 5" x d 15.5"
Includes paper.
Source unknown
Date various
People Primus Collins
Charles Cuffee
Charles Hall
Benjamin Howard
Subjects Revolutionary War
Slavery
Crimes
Criminal investigations
Criminals