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Name Bourne, Benjamin

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1854.8 -

A prox printed for the election of Benjamin Bourn to the U.S. House of Representatives, 1790. Text is surrounded by a geometric border. Handwritten note on reverse reads: "...Congress Augt. 31.1790/1541 Votes-/Elected/by a majority of 239".

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1854.8 -

A list of candidates for Rhode Island political offices, including governor, deputy governor, assistants, secretary, attorney general, and general treasurer. Also includes four candidates for delegates to U.S. Congress. Text is surrounded by a floral border; printed by Bennett Wheeler. Reverse is filled with handwritten text, dated 31 December 1781.

32.3.1 - Doll

Wax dress-maker model. Head made of wax. Body is stuffed cloth. The limbs are cloth with black kid hands. Doll is wearing cotton gauze overdress, bonnet with pink bow. Doll was bought by Hon. Benjamin Bourne of Rhode Island, member of Congress in Philadelphia, 1790-1796. Given to niece, Lillie Turner.