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" It is ordered by this Court that ye Island commonly called Aquethneck, shall be from henceforth called the Isle of Rhodes, or Rhode Island. "
The Controversy Touching the Old Stone Mill, in the Town of Newport, Rhode ... - Page 53
by Charles Timothy Brooks - 1851 - 91 pages
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Histry of Rhode Island

Edward Peterson - 1853
...called Ehode Island until 1644, as appears from the following extracts from the Old Colony "Eecords, ' at a General Court held at Newport on the 15th day...ordered by this Court that ye island commonly called Acquethneck, shall be from henceforth called ye Isle of Ehodes, or Ehode Island.' part called by the...
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The American Historical Record, and Repertory of Notes and Queries ..., Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1872
...1644, the General Court of Election's passed the following: "It is ordered by this Court, that the Island commonly called Aquethneck, shall be from henceforth called the Isle of Rhodes, or Rhode Island." This is all the record; neither in the history of the times or in private journals do we find any notice...
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Origin of the Names of the States of the Union ...: A Paper Read at the ...

Hamilton Barclay Staples - Names, Geographical - 1882 - 25 pages
...Generall Court of Election held at Nuport 13. Jan. 1644. It is ordered by this Court that the ysland commonly called Aquethneck shall be from henceforth called the Isle of Rhodes or Rhode Island." The form of this vote introducing the Isle of Rhodes first is opposed to all the theories of the origin...
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Proceedings of the Rhode Island Historical Society, Volume 5

Rhode Island Historical Society - Rhode Island - 1902
...held at Newport, March 13, 1644, this vote was passed : "It is ordered by this Court that the ysland commonly called Aquethneck, shall be from henceforth called the Isle of Rhodes, or RHODE ISLAND." (RI Col. Rec., i; 127.) In this letter of 1666, Williams says : " Rode Hand (in the Greeke language)...
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State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations at the End of the ..., Volume 3

Edward Field - Rhode Island - 1902
...the grant of the Charter. At Provi4n 1644, "It was ordered by this Court, that the ysland commoniy called Aquethneck, shall be from henceforth called the Isle of Rhodes, or RHODE ISLAND". RI Colonial Rec. vol. i, p. 127. THE POLITICAL. DEVELOPMENT OF THE TOWNS. 17 (Ienw loeal government...
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