Drowne family papers Drowne family papers 1728-1936 (bulk 1750-1885)


Drowne family papers, 1728-1936, (bulk 1750-1885)

Drowne family papers Drowne family papers 1728-1936 (bulk 1750-1885)

The Drowne family papers encompass the correspondence and documents of several generations of an old and distinguished Rhode Island family, with the bulk of the materials consisting of writings and other materials pertaining to the life of Solomon Drowne, M.D. (1753-1834).

10 linear feet (ca. 2800 items)


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