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Accession number 82.11
Title Engs Family Papers
Date approximately 1740-1885
Scope & Content The Engs Family collection, including the following:
-A Journal of Winds the and Weather at Rhode Island from 1st May 1789 (kept by William Engs)
-"Ledger B belonging to William Engs containing Accounts Relating chiefly to his School Affairs"
-"Abstract of Provisions & Issued from His Majesty's Stores at Rhode Island from 27th to 30th June 1779."; Memorandum concerning rations
-"Register Book belonging to William Engs containing his Scholars [sic] Names from the year 1773"
-Books from the William Engs school: Journal of Accounts for a Voyage, Questions & Answers relative to the Accounts of a Voyage, Principles of Geography, Invoice Book, Mensuration, and 23 loose sheets of instructions in various matters such as Merchants Accounts
-Pieces of a memorandum book belonging to William Engs, began 1775
-24 letters from Mrs. Catherine Engs Dennis of Newport to Mrs. Mary Robinson Hunter in Brazil, recording items of Newport interest (1835-1846).
-Documents related to American Civil War, including commissions given to John S. Engs, Jr., papers signed by General Ambrose Burnside, documents related to the Newport Artillery Company, document signed by Robert E. Lee (1841)
People Burnside, Ambrose, Gen.
Dennis, Catherine Engs, Mrs.
Engs, Beth, Mrs.
Engs, John S., Jr.
Engs, William
Hunter, Mary Robinson, Mrs.
Lee, Robert E., Gen.
Subjects Accounting
Astronomy
Books
Business & finance
Correspondence
Education
Geography
Mathematics
Navigation
Schools
Weather
Writing
Search Terms Civil War
Newport Artillery Company