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Object Name File, Document
Title Railroads
Scope & Content Oversized box of materials relating to various railroads. Includes:

- Book of "Right of Ways" (land) needed for the railroad. Signed on the inside as property of Edward W. Howland, treasurer of the Seaconnet Railroad, 1885. Pages are signed by various Little Compton and Tiverton residents.
- Folder of miscellaneous papers found inside the Howland book. Includes bills, receipts, notes and other documents related to the Seaconnet Railroad.
- Four sets of blue prints. One large set is for the Seaconnet Railroad from 1885. The rest are for the Tiverton & Seaconnet Railroad from 1903.
- Document. Acts and Resolves passed by the General Assembly of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations at the May Session, 1885. An Act to Incorporate the Seaconnet Railroad Company. This is a copy of the original document.
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 2007.2683
Extent of Description box measures h 3.5" x w 24.75" x d 21"
paper, leather
Source unknown
Date late 19th and early 20th c.
People Edward W. Howland
Howland
Subjects Tiverton and Seaconnet Railroad
Seaconnet Railroad
Sakonnet Railroad
Railroad