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Accession number 66.16
Title Demographics of Rhode Island Colony, 1730
Date 1597, 1730
Creator Roberts, Robert
Extent of Description 1 document
Scope & Content Title page from a New Testament bible, torn out and enclosed in glass. The bible was printed 1597. On reverse is a listing of towns in Rhode Island with population tabulations for whites, negroes, and indians. It reads, "In the year 1730 there [illegible] on account of the inhabitants of this Colony which is followeth." Other accounting is listed on the page, including "Luisberg on Cape Britton was taken the 17th of June 1745." Other handwritten text is hard to read.
System of arrangement This is a collection of one; no arrangement necessary.
People Roberts, Robert
Subjects Census
Colonists
Indigenous peoples