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Adjutant General Daily Activity Ledgers, 1886-1916

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1636-1372

Scope and Contents

Record of daily activity noting general or special orders issued, correspondence written & received, meetings & appearances, inspections made, certificates of Civil War or Spanish American War service granted (# 1 – 5118), expenditures, militia deployments & military ceremonies, weather conditions & holidays / office closures, endorsements, etc. Volumes:

Jan. 5, 1886 – Mar. 1, 1888

1886 - 1893 (endorsements)

Jan. 1, 1887 - Nov., 1890

July 3, 1890 – Mar. 26, 1892, 384 pp.

March 28, 1892 – March 21, 1893, 345 pp.

April 1, 1893 – May 2, 1894, 384 pp.

May 3, 1894 – July 17, 1895, 384 pp.

July 18, 1895 – Jan. 1, 1898, 381 pp.

Jan. 1, 1898 – May 26, 1903, 384 pp.

May 27, 1903 – Dec. 31, 1906, 301 pp.

Jan. 1, 1907 – Dec. 31, 1910, 336 pp.

Jan. 2, 1911 – Oct. 11, 1916, 211 pp.

Dates

  • 1886-1916

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special restriction unless otherwise specified.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is in the public domain unless otherwise specified. We reserve the right to restrict reproduction of materials due to preservation concerns.

Biographical / Historical

Adjutant Generals of Rhode Island:

Archibald Crary (1779 - 1788); William Barton (1788 - 1789); George Waterman (1789 - 1791); Simeon Martin (1791 - 1793); Robert Rogers (1793 - 1798); Daniel Sheldon (1798 - 1799); Ebenezer Burrill (1799 - 1802); Samuel W. Bridgham (1802 - 1810); Nathaniel Searle Jr. (1810 - 1816); Louis Rousmaniere (1816 - 1818); Bernon Helme (1818 - 1820); Bennett H. Wheeler (1820 - 1822); Josiah Whitaker (1822); Silvanus G. Martin (1822 - 1823); Thomas F. Carpenter (1823 - 1826); Levi Haile (1826 - 1831); George Rathborn (1831 - 1833); John Cross (1833 - 1834); Elisha R. Potter (1834 - 1837); Jesse S. Tourtellot (1837 - 1838); Nathan F. Dixon (1838 - 1839); Edward H. Hazard (1838 - 1840); Elisha Dyer Jr. (1840 - 1845); Thomas A. Jenckes (1845 - 1856); Edward C. Mauran (1856 - 1875); Heber LeFavour (1875 - 1878); C. Henry Barney (1878 - 1881); William W. Doublas (1882); Elisha Dyer Jr. (1882 - 1895); Hunter C. White (1895); Frederic M. Sackett (1895 - 1911) & Charles W. Abbot Jr. (1911 - 1923); Henry DeWitt Hamilton (1923 - 1924); John J. Richard (1924 - 1926); Arthur C. Cole (1926 - 1931); Herbert R. Dean (1931 - 1941) Peter Leo Cannon (1941 - 1957); James A. Murphy - acting (1941 - 1955); John M. McGreevy - acting (1957 - 1959); Daniel S. T. Hinman (1959 - 1961); Leonard Holland (1961 - 1983);John W. Keily (1983 - 1990); N. Andre Trudeau (199- - 1995); Reginald A. Centracchio (1995 – 2005); John L. Enright Sr. (2005) Robert T. Bray ( 2006 - 2011); Kevin R. McBride (2011 – )

Extent

.24 Cubic Feet (12 volumes) ; Volumes 9” x 14” x 1 ¼”

Repository Details

Part of the Rhode Island State Archives Repository

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