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Adjutant General Orders Issued, 1856-1974

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00012

Scope and Contents

Record of signed orders (general & special) relating to the organization, training & application of the military forces of Rhode Island. Includes executive orders received, circulars, memos, informational bulletins or letters concerning

Indivudual issues 1877 - 1974

Bound compilations (19); April 16, 1856 – 1914

Dates

  • 1856-1974

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

Office of the Adjutant General established, Oct. 30, 1779 “Act for Better Forming, Regulating & Conducting the Military Force of this State” (C#00210 – Acts & Resolves of the General Assembly, 1779 – 1780, Vol. 7 # 19). March 6, 1780, first appointment by legislature, Archibald Crary chosen; re - affirmed May Session as member of staff of governor (C#00204 – Rhode Island Colony Records, 1779 – 1781, Vol. 11, pp. 66 – 67; 84; Journal of the House of Deputies, Feb.1780).

Extent

39.6 Cubic Feet

Abstract

Adjutant General - Orders issued

Arrangement

Chronological

Box 1 1889; 1893 – 1909

Box 2 1910 – 1922

Box 3 1923 – 1931

Box 4 1932 – 1936

Box 5 1937 – 1940

Box 6 1941 – 1945

Box 7 1945 – 1948

Box 8 1947 – 1948

Box 9 1948 – 1950

Box 10 1950 – 1952

Box 11 1952 – 1954

Box 12 1954 – 1956

Box 13 1956 – 1957

Box 14 1958 – 1959

Box 15 1959 – 1960

Box 16 1961 – 1962

Box 17 1962 – 1963

Box 18 1964 – 1965

Box 19 1965 – 1966

Box 20 1966 – 1967

Box 21 1968

Box 22 1969

Box 23 1970

Box 24 1971 – 1972

Box 25 1972 – 1973

Box 26 1974

Accruals

C#00012 assigned to bound compilations, 1880 - 1914; We do not anticipate any accruals at this time.

Related Materials

Adjutant General - Annual Reports

Adjutant General - Orders Issued (Dorr Rebellion, 1842)

Repository Details

Part of the Rhode Island State Archives Repository

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