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Full text of "Supplement to the Rhode Island colonial records : comprising a list of the freemen admitted from May, 1747, to May, 1754"

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SUPPLEMENT 



RHODE ISLAND COLONIAL RECORDS 



COMPRISING 



A LIST OF THE FREEMEN ADMITTED 



I AY, 174;, TO MAY, 1754. 



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RHODE ISLAND RECORDS. 



RHODE ISLAND. RECORDS. 



LIST or. FREEMKI\: ADMITTED TO THE COLONY. 



TUESDAY, MAY 5tL,. 1747. 

The persons whose names here follow, having taken the 
oath or affirmation prescribed by the law of this colony 
against bribery and corruption, are hereby admitted to 
give their votes to choose officers for their respective towns, 
and also to give their votes for the choice of the general 
officers in the colony : — 

NEWPORT. 

Peleg Brown, Walter Chaloner, Hczeldah Carpenter, Samuel 
Wickham, John Channing, Robert Carr, Walter Cranston, Nathan- 
iel Potter, Daniel Updike, Peter Bonrs, Godfrey Mallbone, James 
Honeyman, Jun'r., William Pvead, Thomas Freebody, IMathew 
Robinson, Lodowick Updike, Job Bennet, Jun'r., William Djre, 
Jim'r., Daniel Dunham, Thomas Cranston, Gideon Wanton, Sam- 
uel Rodman, John Easton, Serg't Daniel Goddard, Stephen Tripp, 
James Sheffield, Henry Taggart, Job Bennet, John Tillinghast, 
Thomas Wickham, Samuel Freebody, George Wanton, Philip Wil- 
kinson, Jonathan Tillingliast, Benjamin Hall, William Benson, Ca- 
leb Peckham, Joseph Wanton, Elisha Johnson, John Cranston, 
Thomas Richardson, Clarke Rodman, Benjamin Haszard, Kiclip- 
las Kaston, Jonathan Easton, Samuel Collins, Abraham Redwood, 
Charles Whitefield, Stephen Wanton, Peter Easton, Peleg Wood, 



4 RECORDS OF THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAND [1747. 

Jun'r., James Wanton, Gideon Wanton, Jun'r., Caleb Carr, John 
Shearman, John Easton, Philip Wanton, Samuel Dyre, jRobert 
Taylor, John Gardner, Nicholas Carr, Joseph Whipple, Samuel 
Carr, Jonathan Bowers, Abraham Coggeshall, Peleg Thurston, 
James Coggeshall, Gideon Cornel, Abraham Borden, Benjamin 
Borden, Jonathan Marsh, Peter Thurston, Mathew Pates, Timothy 
Waterhouse, Thomas Rodman, son of Samuel, EHsha Coggeshall, 
Benjamin Thurston, Joseph Freeborn, Jacob Barney, Samuel 
Holmes, Benjamin Tayre, John Tayre, John Benuet, Benjamin 
Stanton, Jun'r., Elisha Sandford, Josiah Coggeshall, Samuel 
Thurston, .Jun'r., Caleb Earl, Joseph Slocum, Joseph Scott, James 
Gould, William Corey, John Freebody, Jun'r., John Rogers, Si- 
mon Rhodes, John Baley, Xathan Carpenter, John StejDhens, Rouse 
Potter, John Dawley, Benjamin Jefferson, Nehemiah Marks, Rich- 
ard Roes, Richard Clark, Robert Stevens, Benjamin Wyatt, John 
Rogers, son of Peleg, Jeremiah Child, Jeremiah Child, Jun'r., 
Thomas Melvil, Benjamin Pitman, Jacob Dehane, Samuel Pitman, 
Isaac Stelle, Peter Bowdin, Martin Howard, Daniel Ayrault, Jun'r., 
Benjamin Willson, Herbert Nichols, Joseph Baley, Evan Mallbone, 
Fones Haszard, John Beard, Jonathan Nichols,Ebenezer Richardson, 
Jonathan Thurston, Daniel Shrieve, William Elleiy, Timothy 
Peckham, Christopher Lyndsey, Daniel Smith, Ezekiel Burroughs, 
John Sawdy, Henry Sabin, Benoni Gardner, Edward Boss, John 
Fryers, Thomas Coggeshall, Thomas Chad wick, John Dennis, 
cooper, Joshua Sawyer, Samuel Ward, John Bennet, mariner, Si- 
mon Pease, Caleb Gardner, Job Townsend, Constant Bale}-, Na- 
thaniel Norton, Robert Shearman, John Goddard, son of Daniel, 
Nathaniel Coggeshall, Samuel Lyndon, Jun'r., Joseph Whipple, 
Jun'r., Peter Coggeshall, James Carey, John Peckham, Joseph 
Ireson, George Gibbs, Joseph Warren, George Wanton, Jun'r., Rob- 
ert Bridges, Jonathan Nichols, innhold^r, Richard Wilson, Thomas 
Rogers, John Peirce, James Tew, Grindal Thurston, David Seaver, Is- 
rael Chapman, Peleg 15arker, John Gibbs, James Allen, Nathaniel 
Langley, Isaac Ingraham, John Simpson, John Sin)pson, Jun'r., 
Wilham Clagget, Robert Kelly, William Woodward, Oliver Beere, 
William Burroughs, Benjamin Norton, James Lyon, Wing Spooner, 
Joshua Lyon, Joseph Atwood, Samuel Crandal, William Grafton, 
Isaac Bowen, Isaac Bo wen, Jun'r., James Sisson, James Nichols, 
Elisha Shearman, John Ingraham, Peter Cossens, Joseph Sand- 
ford, Benjamin Sherburn, Philip Tillinghast, John Archer John 



1747.] AND PROVIDENCE. PLANTATIONS. 5 

Doublin, Nathaniel Grafton, John Chapman, Samuel Lyndon, 
Robert Sisson, John Tanner, Joseph Weeden, Peter Bullod, Sion 
Arnold, William Higgins, John Brown, distiller, John Belitho, 
John Brown, merchant, Edward Lillibridge, James Tanner, Jo- 
seph Sylvester, William Wyatt, John Brown, Jun'r., (sou of 
John Brown, merchant,) Edward Scott, Oliver White, Alexander 
Swan, William Almy, James Milward, William Tute, Gendefer 
Lyndey, Benjamin Nichols, son of Jonathan Nichols, iunholder, 
Daniel Yaughan, Samuel Weeden, Thomiis Jeffries, Benjamin 
Jeffries, son of Thomas, Edward Boss, Jun'r., George Goulding, 
Zepheniah Pease, William Sanford, John Wharkman, George 
Thomas, William Heffernan, William Heffernan, Jun'r., John Pit- 
man, Robert Carter, Daniel Dunham, Jun'r., John Jeffries, miller, 
John Pitman, son of Benjamin, James Fitz Gerald, Simon Newton, 
Jonathan Heath, Rufus Church, Samuel Burroughs, Joseph Sabin, 
Miller Frost, James Burgis, Joseph Tillinghast, Jun'r., Benjamin 
Carr, Benjamin Holt, Job Caswell, William Coddington, William 
Coddington, Jun'r., Kendal Nichols, Joseph Sanford, Jr., son of Jo- 
seph Sanford, John Mundon, Samuel Phillips, Jonathan Crandal, 
Josias Lyndon, William Brenton, Kendal Nichols, Jun'r., Henry 
Bliss, George Haszard, Samuel Haszard, Benjamin Nicliols, John 
Tweedy, Pardon Tillinghast, .Jeremiah Clark, Thomas Ward, John 
Baley. . 

- PROVIDENCE. 

Stephen Hopkins, Richard Waterman, Jun'r., John Aplin, George 
Taylor, Jeremiah Field, Amaziah AVaterman, Obediah Brown, 
Jun'r., William Ashton, Zuriel Waterman, John Whipple, Jun'r., 
John Angel, Ephraim Bowen, George Brown, Daniel Smith, Joseph 
Harris, Thomas Harris, Alexander Frazier, Thomas Harding, Joseph 
Wanton, James Brown, John Potter, James Mitchel, William Fenner, 
Benjamin Potter, Jun'r., Edward Trip, Samuel Chace, John Andrew, 
Edward Sheldon, William Pearce, Silas Field, Jeremiah Smith, 
Isaac White, Thomas Harris, Jun'r., Thomas Fenner, Jun'r., Na- 
than Angel, John Waterman, Jun'r., Joseph Waterman, Nathaniel 
Day, Joseph Borden, Jun'r., Joseph Pottt-r, Fearnot Packaid, Dan- 
iel Fenner, Joseph Shelldnn, William Stone, Thomas Olney, Jun'r., 
Philijj Sheldon, Joseph Olney, Peter Burlingame, Edward Kinia- 
cut, Christopher Harris, William Westcot, Daniel Sprague, Moses 



6 RECORDS OF THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAND [1747. 

Burlingame, Jun'r., Henry Paget, Samuel Lacld, John Wanton, 
William Rhodes, Joseph Fenner, Henry Harris, John Olney, Sam- 
uel Currie, Simon Smith, Christopher Waterman, Jonathan Ham- 
mon, Peleg Wilhams, Jun'r., Amos Westcot, Charles Olney, Josias 
Thornton, Benjamin Hunt, Alliu Brown, Samuel Boyles, John 
Angel, Jun'r., Daniel Mathewson, Elisha Green, Edward Fenner, 
Edward Thurber, John Dexter, Jun'r., Jabez Bowen, Joseph Field, 
Stephen Remington, Benjamin Cushing, Benjamin Whipple, Abra- 
ham Shedon, Israel Gibbs, Joseph Angel, Uriah Hernden, Nathaniel 
Williams, Isaiah Hawkins, Jonathan Randal, Joseph Olney, Jun'r., 
Thomas Whipple, Jun'r., Samuel Vv'estcot, Thomas Fenner, the 3d, 
Jonathan Stone, Elisha Tillinghast, Jabez Westcot, Neriah Water- 
man, Benjamin Gorham, Johua Remington, Joseph Brown, William 
Hopkins, Jonathan Olney, Richard Waterman, the od, Elisha 
Brown, Robert Gibbs, Richard Fenner, Daniel Abbot, William 
Rhodes, Jun'r., John Dexter, Richard Matthewson, Philip Tilling- 
hast, Gideon Crawford, Daniel Jenckes, Elijah Dean, John Mason, 
Christopher Arnold, Benjamin Belknap, Joseph Remington, Thomas 
Edmonds, Benoni Potter, James Greene, Benjamin Westcot, son 
of Stukely, Richard Brown, Jun'r., Phineas Browai, Joseph Fisk, 
Samuel Aborn, Elezer Westcot, Hope Corpe, John Birkit, Sukely 
Westcot, Joshua Ashton, Robert Knight, Peter Newcom, Joseph 
Thornton, Israel Mathewson, Thomas Field, Jun'r., John Brown, 
Jun'r., John Burton. Jun"r., Christopher Lippit, Joseph Coman, 
Jeremiah Jenckes, John Hoyle, Jun'r., ]\Iathew Manchester, Jere- 
iah Hawking, Samuel Dyre, David Harris, William Tillinghast, Ar- 
chibald Young, John Randal, Ebenezer Bats, John Gorton, Henry 
Randal, John Corpe, Zechariah Matthewson, Ezekiel Warner, Wil- 
liam Randal, William Brown, Jr., William Brown, Joseph Randal, 
Robert Sterry, Thomas Fenner, Joseph Williams, Jun'r., Jonathan 
Knight, Jun'r., Roger Burlingame, John Stone, Daniel Dye, Joseph 
Williams, son of James, John W^hipple, Thomas Williams, Joseph 
Randal, caulker, Peter Sprague, Richard Fenner, Jun'r., Peter 
Tift, John Warner, Peter Tift, Jun'r., John Potter Jun'r., John 
IMawncy, Christo: Burlingame, James Hoyle, Timothy Carpenter, 
William Basson, John Cumstock, Thomas Olney, Joseph Snow, 
Thomas Kinnicut, Obediah Brown, Richard Thornton, Jun'r., 
Elisha Baker, John Clarke, John Pain, Jeremiah Merethow, Eben- 
ezer Jenckes, Samuel Cumstock, Robert Knight, Jun'r., John Batte, 
William Roberts, Joseph Jenckes, William Holden, William Ham- 
mon, Jun'r. 



1747.] AXD PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS. 7 

PORTSMOUTH. 

John Shearman, Jun'r., Josiah Lawton, Stephen Brownel, Esq'r., 
Robert Lawton, Esq'r., William Sandford, Gideon Freeborn, Esq'r., 
Joseph Dennis, Esq'r., William Anthony, Jun'r., Esq'r., Benjamin 
Tucker, Esq'r., Jonathan Freeborn, Gideon Durfie, Esq'r., Jose{)h 
Martin, Thomas Hicks, Esq'r., Benjamin Hicks, Esq'r., Benjamin 
Fish, Caleb Bennet, Benjamin Freeborn, George Cornel, Esq'r., 
Daniel Howland, Esq'r., William Plall, Esq'r., Peleg Shearman, 
Stephen Braycon, Esq'r., Gideon Anthony, David Lake, William 
Brightman, Joseph Martin, Jun'r., Col. Jeremiah Lawton, Walter 
Cornel, Esq'r., William Anthony, Esq'r., George Thomas, Gideon 
Freeborn, Jun'r., David Anthony, Capt. Job Lawton, Giles Slocum, 
Jr., Esq'r., Benjamin Shearman, John Shrieve, Peleg Shearman, 
Jun'r., Francis Bray ton, Daniel Howland, Jun'r., William Cornel, 
Esq'r., Thomas Shearman, Esq'r., ^Mathcw Slocum, Oliver Earl, 
Thomas Tripp, (,'apt. William Arnold, Edward Perry, Richard Cor- 
nel, John Shrieve, Jun'r., George Lanson, John Shearman, Jun'r., 
Caleb Hill, Esq'r., Preserved Shearman, Jonathan Pearce, William 
Earl, Esq'r., Joseph Thomas, Joseph Anthony, Anthony Cory, 
Thomas iSLanchester, John Shearman, Thomas Brownel, John 
Butts, Silas Tallman, Benjamin Tallman, Jun'r., John Sisson, John 
Sisson, Jun'r. 

WARWICK, 

William Greene, Esq'r., James Arnold, Esq'r., Philip Greene, 
Esq"r., Jeremiah Lippit, Esq'r., Capt. William Arnold, Mr. Fones 
Greene, ^Laj. Peter Greene, Capt. William Arnold, son of William, 
Mr. David Greene, Col. Randal Holdon, John Greene, Esq., Mr. 
Francis Matteson, Col. Benoni Waterman, John Holdon, son of 
Charles, ^Nlr. Moses Lippit, Capt. Charles Holdon, Mr. Daniel 
Greene, Capt Elisha Greene, Capt. James Green, Jabez Greene, 
Esq'r., Mr. Malachi Rhodes, Mr. Barlo Greene, Mr. Elisha Arnold, 
Jun'r., Mr. Richard Greene, Jr., Richard Greene, Es({'r., Mr. Rob- 
ert Wickes, Mr. John Wells, Joseph Stafford, Esq'r., Philip Arnold, 
Esq., Mr. Joseph Lip])it, Benjamin Greene, Jos'h. Edmunds, John 
Rice. John Walton, William Greene, son of William, John Rhodes, 
Anthony Low, Samuel Stafford, James Green, son of William, 
Benjamin Earle, EUsha Arnold, Christopher Smitli, Gotten Palmer, 



3 RECORDS OF THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAND [l747. 

"William Arnold, son of Elisha, Josiah Arnold, Samuel Gorton, 
Benja. Pearce, Charles Rhodes, Thomas Remington, John Corpe, 
Jun'r., John Warner, Josiah Arnold, Jun'r., Johu Greene, son of 
Peter, Randal Rice, Joseph Edmonds, Jun'r., Abraham Chace, 
Adam Casey, Thomas Rice, Samuel Barton, Edward Case, Ste- 
phen Low, James Rhoades, Benjamin Greene, son of William, John 
Rhoades, Jun'r., James Arnold, Jr., Jonathan Greene, John Low, 
Juu'r., Elisha Baker, Oliver Carpenter, Thomas Fry, John War- 
ner, Jun'r., John Stone, Othniel Gorton, Elisha Brown, Silas 
Baker, Thankful Collins, Robert Westgate, Henry Rice, Thomas 
Wickes, son of John, dec'd., Eliezer Whipple, Josiah Arnold, son 
of Josiah, John Holdon, Rufus Barton, Jr., Ebenezer Slocum, 
William AVarner, Moses Badlong, Resolved Waterman, James Car- 
der, Caleb Arnold, Simon Arnold, Benjamin Ellis, Amos Lock- 
wood, Stephen Colegrove, John Carder, Jun'r., Philip Baker, An- 
drew Bartc»n, John Levalley, Edward Casey, Aaron Davis, Benja- 
min Tallman, Thomas ('umstock, Philip Sweet, Jun'r., John Bat- 
tey, Peter Cammet, John Matteson, John Greene, James Greene, 
Licrease Green, William Battey, Benjamin Arnold, Richard Estes, 
Anthony Barton, Samuel Greene, John Iloklon, Jun'r., John Carder, 
Adam Lockwood, George Wightman, Jun'r., Edward Gorton, Be- 
noni Price, Jeremiah Randal, Thom's Arnold, Mathew Sweet, Na- 
than AVestcot, William Tibbits, John Wightman, Thomas Rice, 
Jun'r., Henry Matteson, Peter Levalley. 

"WKSTERLY. 

George Babcock, William Babcock, Oliver Babcock, Joseph 
Pendleton, Silas Greenman, William Hern, Benjamin Randal, Jo- 
seph Champlin, Edward Saunders, Nathaniel Lewis, Hubb'd. Bur- 
dick, Thomas Clark, Joshua Clark, Thomas Hlscox, Jeremiah An- 
gel, Stephen Babcock, Richard Berry, Daniel Mackoon, John Max- 
son, Benjamin Chase, John Lewis, Nathan Tanner, Ichabocl Bab- 
cock, Joshua Thompson, Joseph Pendleton, Jun'r., Thomas Potter, 
Josias Hill, Matthew Greene, Gideon Worden, Benjamin Hall, 
Jun'r., Thomas Edwards, Nathan Burdick, George Stillman, Thomas 
Wfll.s, Jun'r., Stephen Lewis, John Ciandal, (son to Peter,) John 
Lewis, the od, Edward Bleavcn, William Hiscox, Joseph Crandal, 
Peter Crandal, William Pendleton, Samuul Pabcoek, Francis ^Vest, 
Joshua Babcock, Eber Ciandal, Nathan Babcock, William Champ- 



1747.] AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS. 9 

Hn, William Ross, Simon Ray, Etlmimd Pendleton, Jun'r., Benoni 
Smith, Ebenczer Ralhbun, Jeremiah Clark, William Davis, John 
Cottril, Jun'r., Samuel Hill, Geoige Thvu'ston, Ezekiel Gavit, Jo- 
seph Lawton, Samuel Gavit, John Saunders, Joseph Lewis, Jun'r. 
James Wells, Joseph Giandal, Jun'r, Judiah Irish, Isaac Sheffield, 
Richard Deake, John Lewis, (son of Esq'r. John,) John Halls, 
Elisha Lewis, Joshua Vose, William Davis, (son to Peter) -Samuel 
Saunders, Joseph Saunders, Hozekiah Collins, Jonathan Lewis, 
Stephen Saunders, John Hall, Jun'r., David Willcox, John Larkin. 

NEW SHORE H^^:M. 

Capt. Edward Sands, Capt. Robert Hull, Samutl RatliUm, 
Jun'r., Nathaniel Lij.tlefield, John Mott, William Dodge, S snuiel 
Rathbun, Thomas Dickens, Daniel Rose, Caleb Littlefield, John 
Littleficld, Thomas Pain, Samut.'l Dodge, John Pain, Abel Frank- 
lin Jun'r., Nathaniel Mott, Jonathan Mitchel, Thomas Milehel, 
John Dodge, Henry Gardner, Stephen Frankling, Joseph Mitchel, 
Jun'r. 

NORTH KINGSTOWN. 

George Tibbits, Thomas Hill, Beriah Brown, Robert Eldred, 
Samuel Dyre, Caleb Clarke, Ebonezer Brown, Alexander Broun, 
George Thomas, Danifl Coggeshall, Samuel Thomas, Benuni Sweet, 
Immanuel Northup, Thomas Phillips, Robert Brownel, James 
Sweet, Thomas Allen, John Cole, (son of EliJia.) Edwaid Cole, 
Jacob Pinder, Nicholas Northup. Ephraim Gardner, Jeremiah 
Gardner, William Tanner, James Gardner, Rowse Helme, Jun'r. 
John Pinder, William Chadsey, James Cowper, Benjamin Allen, 
Elisha Clarke, JefTry Davis, Peter Tourge, Thomas Allen, Jun'r., 
Edward Dyre, Jun'r., Robert Northup, Ezekiel Gardner, Robert 
Havens, Francis Willet, Robert Havens, Jun'r., Peter Reynolds, 
Robert Haszard, William Sjiencer, Benjamin Congdon, Benjamin 
Watson, Job Tripp, Stephen Card, James Eldred, ik-nj.tmin Cong- 
don, Jun'r., Daniel Fones, James Fones, James Wighnnan, Daniel 
Greene, Stephen Shearman, Henry Wall, Ebenezer Siocurn, Thomas 
Hill, Jun'r.. Jeremiah Haszard, Philip Aylsworth, Thomas Tourge, 
Stephen Northup, Enoch Place, Palmer Tanner, Fiancis Briggs, 
William Tanner, Jun'r., Arthur AUsworth, Nathaniel Berry, Jo- 



10 RECORDS ('F THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAND [1747. 

seph Jess, William Dyre, Benjamin Greene, Joseph Case, Christo- 
pher S[:encer, Christopher Hall, Thomas Lawton, John Kingsley, 
Samuel Browning, Jun'r., Benedict Eldred, James Boone, Ephraim 
Mitchel, Joseph Northup, Juu'r., Charles Brown, Jun'r., Thomas 
Scianton, Thomas Nichols, John Congdon, Thomas Sweet, 
Thomas Spencer, Eber Shearman, (son to William,) John Keynolds, 
Jun'r., Sawell Kingsley, Joseph Congdon, Charles Brown, Eobert 
Westcoat, Eber Shearman, Samuel Boone, Jun'r., Abial Tripp, John 
Weest, Jabez Chadsey, William WiUiam Sweet. 



SOUTH KINGSTOWN. 

Jeffiy Watson, Esq'r., Stephen Haszard, Esq'r., Jeremiah Niles, 
Esq'r., Capt. Robert Ilaszard, Mr. William Mumford, Samuel Bab- 
cock, Esq'r., Mi'- John Potter, Isaac Sheldon, Esq'r., Thomas Brown, 
Esq'r., Jeremiah Brown, Esq'r., Mr. William Gardner, Mr. Daniel 
Shearman, Doct. Robert Haszard, Thomas Haszard, (son of Robert,) 
Mr. Henry Gardner, Jun'r., Mr. Benjamin Barber, Capt. Job Bab- 
cock, Mr. Benjamin Peckcom, Jun'r., Mr. John Babcock, Mr. Im- 
nianuel Case, Mr. William Smith, Mr. Stephen Tift, Mr. Joseph 
Phillips, Mr. Rowland Robinson, Col. Elisha Reynolds, Capt. James 
Helme, Latham Clarke, Paul Woodbridge, James Easton, George 
Gardner, Nathaniel Helme, Robert Potter, John Case, Esq'r., Ed- 
mund ShcfQeld, Samuel Babcock, Nathaniel Niles, Mr. William 
Brown, Mr. William Robinson, Mr. Samuel Tift, Air. Samuel Tift, 
Jun'r., Maj. Thomas Haszard, Messrs. John Gardner, William 
Haszard, Capt. Samuel Niles, Messrs. Robert Haszard, Jeffry 
Haszard, John Reynolds, John Steadman, Peleg Peckcom, John 
Natson, Jun'r., Thomas Hopkins, Robert Brown, Caleb Gardner, 
William Potter. John Browning, Sanford Case, Thomas Cottril, 
Caleb Westcot, Tennent Tift, Thomas Steadman, Nathan Tift, Ste- 
phen Champlin, George Gardner, Jun'r., Stephen Ilaszard, Jun'r., 
John Hookey, Joseph Hammond, Philip Shearman, Benjamin Has- 
zard, Jonathan Otley, William Taylor, William Congdon, John 
Gardner, (son of William,) Samuel Brown, Benjamin Peckcom, John 
Potter, ('] aylor,) Adam Gould, Jeremiah Browning, Paul Niles, 
Stephen Cottril, William Gardner, Jun'r, Thomas Gardner, Solo- 
mon Carpenter, Joseph Hoi way, Thomas Browning, Nathan Gard- 
ner, William Browning, and Joseph Hull. 



1747.] AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS. 11 

EAST GREENWICH. 

Thomas Fry, Jun'r., Giles Peirce, John Fry, William Spencer, 
Christopher Vaughan, John Peirce, (s. Jeremiah,) John Spencer, 
s. William,) Joshua Coggeshall, Philip Tillinghast, Christoj)her 
Vaughan, Jun'r., Edmund Johnson, Thomas Spencer, Jeremiah 
Peirce, John Spencer, Joseph Nicholls, Benjamin Briggs, Samuel 
Soule, John Ollin, Nathan Rled, John Spencer, (s. of Peleg,) Alex- 
ander Nichols, William Wall, Thomas Spencer, (boatman,) Thomas 
Spencer, (s. Jno.) John Arnold, John Spencer, Jun'r., Thomas Cos- 
sey, Joseph Spencer, William Spencer, (s. Peleg,) Richard Briggs, 
Thomas Coggeshall, John Peirce, Jun'r., Richard Weaver, Thomas 
Pearce, Abner Spencer, (s. Michael,) Jonathan Corey, William 
Spencer, Jun'r., Joseph Stafford, Ebenezer Cook, John Coggeshall, 
Abiel Hall, Rnfus Spencer, Gideon Brayton, Gdes Peirce, (s. Jno., 
John Spencer, (son Michael,) Peter Mawney, Rufus Greene, Jona- 
than Weaver, Thomas Nichols, William Cass, Samuel Gardner, 
William Bennet, John Weaver, Daniel Peirce, Samuel Darris, Dan- 
iel Vaughan, Henry Gardner. John Gardner, schoolmaster, William 
Andrew, Caleb Vaughan, Caleb Bealy, Benjamin Sweet, Jun'r., 
George Vaughan, Ebenezer Goddard, William Card, John Under- 
wood, Henry Sweet. 

JAMESTOWN, 

Daniel Weeden, Joseph Clarke, Thomas Carr, Joseph Under- 
wood, William Martin, Joiin Cranston, Samuel Ciarke, John Paine, 
Abel Franklin, John Martin, Teddemau Hull, Job Howland, Wil- 
liam Tew, George Frankhn, Samuel Slocum, Edward Carr, Jun'r. 

SMITIIFIELD. 

William Arnold, Esq'r., William Gulley, David Cumstock, Esq'r., 
John Aldrich, Esq'r., Samuel Winsor, Thomas Stecre. Esq'r., Thomas 
Lapham, Peter Aldrich, Jonathan Arnold, John Winsor, Gideon 
Cumstock, John Smith, Joseph Lapham, Benjamin Lapham, Barles- 
ton Brayton, Resolved Waterman, William Jenckes, Esq'r., Joseph 
iMowry, (son of Capt Daniel,) Enoch Barnes, Thomas Sayles, Da- 
vid Wilkinsun, Doct. John Jencks, Thomas Owen, Thomas Arnold, 
Jun'r., Capt. Daniel Mowry, Silvanus Aldrich, Benjamin Wilkin- 
son, James Appleberry, Joseph Smith, Jun'r., Abra'm. Winsor, 
Othniel Mathewson, J-iubert Staples. 



12 RECORDS OF THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAxVD [1747. 

SCITUATE. 

Messrs. Charles Harris, James Brown, Benjamin Fisk, Job Piandal, 
John Edwards, James Calvin, Gideon Harris, Benjamin Fisk, Jun'r., 
Gideon Hamman, Hezekiah Fisk, Thomas Angel, Job Fisk, Chris- 
topher Smith, Jun'r., John Fisk, Thomas Iialph, Jun'r., Judah 
Brown, Silvanus Wight, Edward Potter, John Edwards, Jun'r., 
John Borden, Samuel Darrance, James Darrance, George Darrance, 
Jun'r., John Darrance, Jun'r., John Bates, Daniel Fisk, Jeddcdiah 
Harris, John Hallet, John Tyler, Benjamin Coman, William Tyler, 
Jeremiah Mathewson, and John King, Jun'r. 

GLOCESTER. 

Andrew Brown, Eichard Steere, Zebedee Hopkins, Isaiah Inman, 
Elijah ITawins, Abia'm. Tourtelot, William Coman, Bichard Smith, 
Amaziah Harris, Abner Barllet, Walter Phetteplace, Timothy Wil- 
moth, James Blackaman, Nehemiah Sprague, Hosea Steere, Abra- 
ham Tourtelot, Jun'r., William Hawkins, Stephen Smith, Jun'r., 
Elisha Eddy, Wait Smith, John Cowen, James Cowen, Elijah In- 
man, Hosanna Brown, Israel Arnold, Benjamin Smith, Ezekiel 
Smith, David Aldrich, James Sweet, Clement King, Ezra Bartlet, 
Edward Inman, and Daniel Bartlet. 

CHARLESTOWN. 

Samuel Perry, Joseph Stanton, Christopher Champlin, James 
Congdon, John Hill, Samuel Clark, James Rogers, Benjamin James, 
John Hickes, Richard Baley, William Congdon, Thomas Kinyon| 
Jun'r., Nathaniel Potter, Joseph Hoxsie, Joseph Eanoss, John 
Hill, Jun'r., Joseph Eanoss, Jun'r., John Webster, John Kinyon, 
(son of James,) Jonathan Kinyon, James Adams, Samuel Barber, 
William Clark, (son of Samuel,) James Jearaes, Jonathan Jeames, 
Kicholas Larkin, Joseph Card, Robert Lillibridge, Joseph Clarke, 
William Clark, Jun'r., Stephen Richmond, Samuel Perry, Jun'r., 
Sylvester Kinyon, Enoch Kinyon, AVilliam Bentley, Joseph Cross, 
John Webb, Jonathan Clark, James Congdon, Jun'r., Jeremiah 
Boss, William Potter, Richard Boss, Thomas Adams, v^amutl Tift, 
William Potter, Jun'r., Thomas Chirke, Simeon Clark, Daniel Stan- 
ton, Daniel Kinyon, Pileg Cros--^, Enoch Kinyon, Jun'r., John Ladd, 
Joseph Kinyon, Benjamin Barber, Nathaniel Dcelman, Nathaniel 



1747.] AND PROVIDEXCE PLANTATIONS. 13 

Deelman, Jun'r., Thomas Gould, Elisha Clark, Joseph Stanton, 
Jun'r., WilHam Welsh, Benjamin Clark, Israel Stiles, Joseph 
Dodge, Robert Austin, Joseph Woodmansie, Ste[>hen Rose, Joseph 
Barber, Elisha Halls, Johu Halls, Joseph Woodmansie, Jun'r., 
John More, Ezekiel Barber, Samuel Irish, Joseph Holhvay, Robert 
Clark, Edward Jeames, Caleb Clark, S.imuel Mott, Ruben John- 
son, Thomas Stanton, Daniel Stanton, Jun'r., Samuel Stanton, "Wil- 
liam Ross, Jun'r., David Austin, William Petty, William Petty, 
Jun'r., Benjamin Hoxsie, James Webster, William Clark, David 
Nichols, David More, Card Foster, Joseph Tit'fc. ' 

WEST GREENWICH. 

John Greene, (s. of John,) John Spencer-, Samuel Hopkins, Pre- 
served Hall, John ^Nfatteson, William Cumstock, Philip Greene, 
James Reynolds, (son of Fran.,) Silas Green, William Hall, Jere- 
miah Ellis, Ebenezer Matteson, Obediah Jencks, Henry Matteson, 
Jnn'r., Henry Green, John Cass, Arthur Aylsworth, Henry Mat- 
teson, (s. of il. Jr,) Johu Austin Jr., Charles Carr, James Green, 
Ezekiel Whitford, John Weak, Joseph Nichols, Gideon Ellis, Georo-e 
Gardner, Robert Austin, Samuel Spencer, Ishmael Spink, William 
Hopkins, Thomas Carpenter, Thomas Strait, Jeremiah Carpenter, 
Jonathan Matteson, Shibne Spink, John Greene, Jnn'r., (son of 
Jno.) Thomas Strait, (son of Jno.) Thomas Weight, Caleb Carr, 
(Joyner,) Sam'I. Spink, Benjamin Carr, Samuel Rogers, Joseph 
Reynolds, Pardon Tillinghast, Benjamin Spink, Ayres Ellis, Peter 
Wells, Josias Sweet, John Albro, John Tillinghast, Chaddiah Ayl- 
worth, Robert Carpenter. 

COVENTRY. 

Robert Greene, Vosel Greene, Jeremiah Greene, Thomas Weltch, 
Thomas Matheson, James Greene, George Hall, Benjamin Gardner, 
Tobe Greene, Samuel Cooper, Jose[)h Matheson, Amos Stafford^ 
Abel Potter, Samuel Baley, Elisha Johnson, Benjamin Nichols, 
John Johnson, W^illiam Burlingame, Joseph Potter, Adam Low, 
Joseph Weaver, John Elcnton, Jun'r., Thomas Coliien, Tobe Potter, 
John Weekes, Mansur Cooper, John Bueklon, Thomas Nichols, 
Robert Havens, Thomas Stafford, Jun'r., William Nichols, Thomas 
Greene, Ebenezer Greene, Obediah Johnson, Charles Higingbottom, 
Nathan Goff, Anthony Cory, John Waterman, Samuel Cooper, 
Jun'r., Thomas Weltch, Jun'r,, William Bates, Thomas Parker, 



14 RECORDS OF THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAND [l747. 

John Skillon, Richard llerrenton, Jun'r., Richard Stafford, Aaron 
Bowen, Caleb Greene, Samuel Cook, Daniel Weltch, Peleg Spencer, 
Isaac Howard, Bartholomew Johnson, Philip Arlsworth, Nathaniel 
Greene, Ward el Greene, John Nichols, John Andrew, Sandders 
Dixon, Mathew Roberts, Christopher Knight, Christopher Cohien, 
Stephen Nichols, William Stafford, Penoni Prise, Thomas Brayton, 
•Randal Rice, Moses Blanshard, Jonathan Nichols, Benjamin Blan- 
chard, Thomas Stafford, (Son W.) Daniel Greene, William Briggs, 
Richard Rice. 

■ EXETER, 

Nicholas Gardner, Esq'r., Job Tripp, Esq'r., David Sprague, John 
Rogers, Esq'r., John Baker, Capt. Peleg Thomas, Joseph Arnold, 
Capt. John Reynolds, Benoni Hall, John Weight, John Potter, 
]\Iichael Dawley, Isaac Gardner, Jun'r., Benoni Gardner, ]saac 
Gardner, Job Herrington, Jeremiah Austin, Jun'r., Benjamin 
Lawton, Jeremiah Gardner, Simon Smith, Job Herrington, Jun'r., 
Pedigreene Tripp, Joseph Potter, Jun'r., John Hall, Robert Gardner, 
George Reynolds, Benjamin Mory, Moses Slocura, John Rath- 
bun, 3d, John Gardner, Jun'r., Thomas Bentley, John Champlin, 
Samuel Gardner, Edward Slocum, Peleg Tripp, Joseph Olin, 
Mitchel Case, John Gardner, William Bently, Thomas Casey, 
Samuel Casey, Francis Reynolds, Stephen Austin, Joseph Weight, 
Caleb Arnold, Thomas Lewis, Stephen Willcox, George Weight, 
Thomas Rathbone, Robert Aylsworth, George Codner, Daniel 
Barber. 

MIDDLETOWN. 

Daniel Gould, James Barker, Jun'r., John Barker, Robert Bar- 
ker, Thomas Coggeshall, James Coggeshall, Edward Easton, John 
Greene, Robert Nichols, James Philips, Peleg Peckham, Isaac 
Smith, Peleg Slocum, William Turner, John Tayler, Thomas 
Weaver, Thomas Weaver, Jun'r., ('lement Weaver, Francis 
Wccden, John Wood, Thomas Weaver, (son of Thomas, Jun'r.,) 
John Allen, Samuel Allen, George Cornel, George Cornel, Jun'r., 
Joshua Coggeshal, Lawrence C^larke, Jun'r., Thomas Gould, Daniel 
Gould, Jun'r., Peleg Smith, John Febody, James Peckham, Samuel 
Rogers, Peleg Rogers, John Rogers, Jeremiah Rogers, Benjamin 
Weaver, John Weaver, Benjamin Smith, Benjamin Weaver, Jun'r., 
Thomas Weaver, (son of r>enj.unin,) Clement Weaver, Jun'r., 
John Weaver, Jun'r., William Weeden, William Weeden, Jun'r., 
i*cter Easton, Walter Easton,. Sara'l. Bailey. 



1747.] A^D rROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS. 15 

BRISTOL. 

Samuel Smith, Thomas Throope, Joseph Reynolds, John Throope, 
Nathaniel Bosworth, Hopestil Potter, John Dyre, Elisha May, 
Thomas Throope, Jun'r., Jeremiah Finney, MajV. Thomas Greene, 
William Gallap, Samuel Yial, Esq'r., Cornelius Waldron, John 
Walker, Jeremiah Dimon, Rogers Richmond, John Bushee, Timothy 
Ingraham, Joseph Russel, Esq'r., George DunLar, Esq'r., William 
Pearse, Nathaniel Pearse, Benjamin Reynolds, Joshua Baly, Isaac 
Lawton, Jonathan Woodberry, Esq'r., Capt. Thomas Lawton, 
Joseph Eddy, John Lindzey, Nathaniel Munro, Ebenezer Dyre, 
John Throope, Jun'r., Benjamin Smith, Joseph Wardwell, Benjamin 
Salsbury, John Howland, William Hoar, William Coorgeshall, 
Samuel Howland, Thomas Weaver, Elisha Weaver, Henry Bragg^ 
WiUiam Bosworth, Joseph Reynolds, Jun'r., Jonathan Peck, Esq'r., 
Simeon Munro, John May, Thomas ]Munro, Jo'n, Bosworth, Jun'r., 
William Coggeshall, Jun'r., Thomas Kinnicut, Nathaniel Fales, 
John Wardwell, Joseph Waldron, John Hubbard, James Bos- 
worth, Joshua Ingraham, Bennet ]Munro, John Munro, John 
Oldridge, Aaron Bourn, Samuel Bosworth, Joseph Waldron, Jun'r., 
Nathaniel Gary, Capt. Samuel Woodberry, James Wardwell, 
Thomas Jolls, John Coy, Simeon Potter, Joseph Phillips, Josiah 
Howland, William Munio, John Bosworth, John Peck, Capt. 
Samuel Gallap. 

TIVERTON. 

John Manchester, Esq'r., William Almy, Samuel Snell, Sen'r., 
Joseph Anthony, Roger Cory, Capt. Thomas Cook, Thomas 
Weight, Edward Wanton, John Borden, Samuel Hix, Samuel 
Durfey, Weston Hix, Stephen Cook, Thomas Howland, John 
Taber, Ephraim Willcox, Cornelius Soul, Philip Cory, Thomas 
Cook (son of Joseph) George Cook', William Willcock, John Almy, 
Ebenezer Taber, John Bennet. Benjamin Durfie, Peter Talman, 
John Jennings, Abraham Barker, Samuel Borden, Restcome 
Sanford, Oliver Bcaly, Samuel Sul-II, Jun'r., Joseph Tabor, John 
Taboi- (son of John,) Samuel Hart, Jonathan Hart, William Sanford, 
Thomas Weight, Jun'r., Peleg Sanford, Joshua Dwelly, Sen'r., 
Joshua Dwelly Jun'r., Blake Perry, John Cook, (son of Thomas.) 
William Woddle, John Bowcn, Samuel Shearman, William Shrieve, 
William Fish, John Sisson, William Manchester, (son of Stephen,) 



16 RECORDS OF THE COLONY OF EITODE ISLAND [17-4 7. 

Joseph Crandal. Josiah Sawyer, David Lake, Joseph Jennings, 
Thomas Mosher, Benjamin Macomber, Philip Tabor, Joseph Tabor, 
(son of PliiHp,) Benjamin Chase, Jun'r., "William Cook, Thomas 
Fish, William Cor}-, Jonathan Davel, Isaac Howland, George West- 
pate, Benjamin Braytfin, Thomas Anthony, Caleb Coiy, Philip Gray, 
Thomas Gray, Edward Gray, ^^'illiam Gray, John Brown, Thomas 
Willcock, Joseph Wanton, John Cook, Capt. John Pearce, Benja- 
min Chace, Peleg Shearman, Peter Davel, Daniel Earl, David Dur- 
fy, Samuel flart, Jun'r., Smiton Hart, Capt. Job Durfie, Joseph Staf- 
ford, David Stafford, Christopher Davel, Abraham Stafford, Israel 
Davel, Abner Chase, Josiah Willcock, Giles Browuel, William 
Springer, Gershom Woddel, Eichard Tripp, James Weeden, 
Thomas Cook, (son of John Cook.) 

LITTLE COMPTON. 

Capt. John Palmer, William Richmond, Esq'r., Samuel Gray^ 
Caleb Church, William Simriions, Nathaniel Searls, Jun'r., Henry 
Wood, George Rouse, Silvester Wodman, William Davis, Richard 
Heart, Jos., Peckham, Robert Woodman, Samuel Tompkins, James 
Peirce, Benjamin Simmonds, Samuel Willbur, Esq'r., George 
Peaice, Robert Carr, William Giinell, Richard Grinell, John 
Tompson, Enos GifFord, William Simmonds, Jun'r., Edward Irish, 
Samuel Cook, Joseph Tompkins, Henry Wood, Jun'r., Jeptha 
P. arce, William Pearce, Eli^ha Clap, William Hall, Esq'r., Robert 
Taylor, Esq'r, Capt. John Hunt, (^ipt. Thomas Brownel, Isaac 
"Willbur, Joseph Briggs, Thomas Burgess, Lemuel Shaw, Walter 
Wilbur, Jeremiah Briggs, John Willbur, Constant Soulhworth, 
John Taylor, Jun'r., Thomas Stoddard, John Willbur, Jun'r., Joseph 
Wood, William Shaw, JoseiJi Davenport, AVilliam Willbur, 
William Willbur, Jun'r., John Browmd, Elisha "Woodworth, Elihu 
Woodworth, William Biiggs, Joseph Willbur, Thomas Willbur, 
Joseph Cc>e, Jeremiah Brownel, Anthony Shaw, John Gifford^ 
John Palmer, Jun'r., John Pabodie, Jeremiah Shaw, Charles Brow- 
nel, Oliver Ilill.ird, John Wood, William I^riggs, Jun'r., Edward Bur- 
gess, Joseph Willbur, Jun'r., Peter Shaw, Benjamin Church, Thomns 
Palmer, Samuel Baley, John Baley, Benjamin Shaw, Joseph 
Burgess, Riehard Brownel, George Baley, George Peirce, Jun'r., 
William Head, Fobes Little, Thomas I^rowncI, (son of Robert,) 
Peter Taylor, Joseph Palmer, .John Baley, Jun'r., William Head, 
Jun'r., JoJin Horswell, William Hunt, John Irish, Benjamin Sea- 
bury, William Tayler, Stephen Hart. 



-1747.] AND PKOVIDEN'CF. PLANTATIONS. 17 

WARREN. 

Mathew Allen, Esq'r, Peleg Heath, Capt. Samuel IVIiller, Eben- 
ezer Allen, Nathaniel Peck, James Smith, Josiah Humphrey, John 
Adams, Benjamin Miller, Walter Hei-il, Joseph Allen, 2d, Elijah 
Rawson, Ebenezer Garnsey, Capt. Joseph Allen, Joseph Allen, 
Jun'r., John Kinnicut, Capt. James Mason, William Eastabroke, 
John Eastabroke, Samuel Humphry, Ebenezer Cole, Benjamin 
Cole, Nathan Miller, Joseph Butterworth, Caleb Carr, Solomon 
Peck, Samuel Barns, Samuel Low, James Brown, Elder Joseph 
Mason, Ebenezer Adams, Joseph Vial, Daniel Peck, Samuel Allen, 
Ebenezer Allen, Jun'r., Capt. Barnard Heril, Barnard Herd, Jun'r., 
Hucker Low, Caleb Eddy, John ]\[ason, Mathew Watson, Jo.seph 
Mason, Esq'r, Benja. Barton, Isaac Wheaton, John Wlieaton, Josiah 
Bovven, John Cole, Jun'r., Oliver Salsbmy, Joshua Smith, Benjamin 
Smith, Eichard Thomas, Benjamin Drown, John Eastabroke, Jun'r., 
John Luther, Philip Short, James Bowen, Jonas Humphry, Benjamin 
Butterworth, Edward Luther, John Butterworth, William Salsbury, 
Edward Bosworth, Samuel ]\Iiller, Jun'r., Josiah Humphry, Jun'r., 
John Kelley, John Child, John Martin, Nathaniel Eastabroke, 
Nathaniel Bowen, Samuel Bowen, Constant Vial, Josiah Kent, 
Joseph Grant, Ebenezer Martin, Joshua Bicknal, Jun'r., Amos 
Thomas, Israel Peck, Ebenezer Luther, William Knowles, Ephraim 
Tiffany, Thomas Cole, Joshua Bicknel. 

CUISIBERLAND. 

Joseph Brown, James Ballon, Nathaniel Ballou, Obcdiah Ballo'U', 
Josiah Cook, Samuel B-utlet, Job Bartlet, William Walcot, Daniel 
Peck, Janiel Jencks, Jacob Bartlet, Jun'r., Nathan Jillson, Jun'r., 
Joseph Staples, John Bartlet, Jeremiah Bartlet, Israel Whipple, Gid- 
eon Tower, Daniel Wilkinson, Pachard Aldrich, Daniel Whipple, 
Jeremiah Wilkinson. Joshua Hall, Daniel Smith, David Whipple, 
Jeremiah AVhipple, Richard Darling, Benjamin Race, Edward Smith, 
David Race, Benja. Brown, John Grant, Richard Esties, William 
Carpenter, John Dexter, Gideon Bishop, Benja. Brown, Jun'r., 
Peter Whipple, Samuel AVhipple, Benja. Tower, Daniel Whipple, 
Jun'r., Joseph Raze, Joseph Brown, Jun'r., William Walcot, Jun'r., 
John ]>ishop, Joseph Whipj)le, Stephen Sprague, Solonion Aldrich, 
John Cass, Nathaniel Cook, Uriah Tillson, John Tower, Ichabod 

3 



18 RECOKDS OF THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAND [1748. 

Peck, Banfield Capron, Elisha Newel, Peter Darling, Ariah Ballou, 
Ezekiel Ballou, Amiiah Biillow, Ichabod Peck, Jun'r., Daniel 
Peck, Jun'r., Richard Aldrich, Jun'r., Benjamin Davie, Ebenezer 
Barras, Jun'r., Noah Bartlet, Jun'r., Francis Inman, Stephen Brown, 
Jonathan Armsby, Jeremiah Inman, David Hogg. 



TUESDAY, MAY 3d, 1748. 

The person?, whose names here follow, having taken the 
oath or affirmation prescribed by the law of this colony 
against bribery and corruption, are hereby admitted to 
give their votes to choose officers for their respective towns, 
and also to give their votes for the choice of the general 
officers of the colony : — 

NEWPORT. 

•Henry Bull, John Clarke, (mariner,) Elisha Gibbs, William 
Dyj-e, Caleb Godfrey, Mathias King, Joseph Stacey, Thomas 
Borden, ]\[oses Pitman, Jonathan Sabin, Jahleel Brenton, Ebenezer 
Flagg, William Weeden, William James, John Dennis, (mariner,) 
Barnabas Hargell, Oliver Child, Cuthbert Campbell, Ebenezer 
Davenport, William Mumford, Charles Wickhara, Nathaniel 
Coddington, Samuel Tillinghast, Henry Stacey, John Bristow, 
Pardon Tillinghast, William Luke, John Rouse, William Stoddard, 
John Goddard, James Cahoone, Joseph Carrier, Israel Bray ton, 
John Thurston, (son of Jonathan,) James Rogers, John Codding- 
ton, George Shearman, Joseph Bull, Robert Gibbs, William 
Pinnegar, Solomon Townsend, John Jepson, James Hastings, 
Edward Wanton, Richard Ward, John Freebody, David Chese- 
borough, Daniel Russel, Eleaser Trivet, Ilandley Chipman, 
Francis Sandford, Caleb Arnold, William Clagget, Jun'r., Henry 
Tisflale, Josiah Brown, William Hoockey, Jonathan Jeffers, Samuel 
Dyrc, Henry Coggeshali, Henry Stevenson, William Clarke, John 
Warren, (son of Joseph,) Lewis Saver, Nathaniel Chapman, John 
'J'weedy, John Sandford, John Easton, (son of Samuel,) Clarke 
l>town, William Strengthfield, Jonathan Bardin, James Plolmes, 
John Holmes Gardner, Godfrey IMallbone, Jun'r., Robert Feeke, 
John James, (caulker,) John Brown, William Weeden, Stephen 



1748.] AND PKOVIDEXCE PLANTATIONS. 19 

Hoockej, Ralph Stanhope, Solomon Senter, John Bazzin, Clothier 
Peirce, Jun'r., Nathan Townend, John Biyer, William Arnold, 
James Leach, Southcote Langworthy, David Melvil, William 
Brenton, Job Townsend, Jun'r,, Joseph Gladding, Samuel Brown, 
Pollipus Hammond. 

PEOVIDENCE. 

Arthur Fenner, Benjamin Eddy, William Harris, Richard Knight, 
William Olney, Solomon Drown, Jonathan Whipple, Nathaniel 
Wateman, Roger Kinnlcut, Edward Arnold, Joseph Crawford, 
Charles Dyre, John Dyre, Joseph Randal, Jun'r., William Dyre, 
Samuel Westcot, Jun'r., John Hoyle, John Knight, Jacob Harts- 
horn, John Hawkins, David Roberts, Jonathan Bucklin, Daniel 
Burlingame, Charles Atwood, Stephen Olney, Arthur Fenner, Jun'r., 
John Mantou, Samuel Ladd, Jun'r., Gideon Cumstock, and Paul 
Tew. 

PORTSMOUTH. 

Joseph Brownel, Jun'r., Roger Burrington, Thomas Lawton, 
Caleb Shrieve, Robert Burrington, Job Almy, John Fish, .John 
Burrington, George Sisson, William Allen, (son of John,) Jonathan 
Allen, Clark Cornel, Samuel Albro, Jun'r., Nathan Chase, Benja- 
min Lawton, Daniel Lake, Henry Brightraan, Joseph Ward, 
Thomas Cory, John Cory, Joseph Brownel, Abiel Tripp, John 
Coggeshall, William Hall, Jun'r., David Fish, and John Allen. 

WARWICK. 

William Utter, William Gorton, Samuel Pearce, Rowland 
Barton, Azickam Pearce, Benjamin Tiffany, Thomas Green, 
Stephen Green, Michael Levalley, Samuel Green, Jun'r., Stephen 
Colegrove, Jun'r., Samuel Warner, Ste[)hen Scranton, Thomas 
Wickes, Benjamin Wickes, Thomas Wickes, Elisha Green, Jun'r., 
Philip Arnold, Jun'r., Andrew Edmunds, Joseph Hedley, and 
Stukely Stafford. 

WESTERLY. 

Elias Thompson, Edward Saunders, Jun'r., Thomas Wells, 
Eleazer Brown, John Mackoon, Jun'r., Joseph (Jrumb, John 
Mackcarter, Joseph Mackcoon, Sephen Willcox, Caleb Church, 



20 RECORDS OF THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAND [l748. 

Zaccheus Runnolds, Edward Wells, Edward Wells, Jim'r., Nathan 
Babcock, Jun'r., James Bleavin, Ezekiel Burdick, James Wells, 
Joseph Runnolds, Hubbard Burdick, (son to Hubbard,) James 
Saunders, John Maxson, (son to John Maxson, Jun'r.,) James 
Clarke, and Ichabod Clarke. 

NEW SHOEEHAil. 

Edward Sands, Robert Hull, John Littlefield, Abel Franklin, 
Thomas Dickens, Samuel Rathbun, John Pain, Thomas Pain, John 
Ball, John Mott, Edward Ball, John Dodge, Jonathan IMitchel, 
John Rathbun, Thomas Mitchel, Daniel Rose, Caleb Littlefield, 
Nathaniel Littlefield, Stephen Franklin, Joseph Mitchel, Jun'r., 
William Dodge, Samuel Dodge, and Nathaniel Mott. 

NORTH lONGSTOWN. 

John Spink, Jonathan Allen, Joshua Green, William Congdon, 
Peter Rennolds, Jun'r., Joseph Smith, Samuel Phillips, Nicholas 
Northup, Jun'r., Samuel Eldred, Nathaniel Havens, AVilliam 
Havens, William Hall, John Brown, George Wightman, Jun'r., 
Samuel Boone, Joseph Corey, Samuel Warner, George Fowler, 
George Nichols, Nathaniel Carpenter, Samuel Albro, Samuel Ellis, 
Samuel Watson, Jeremiah Baker, Alexander Havens, John Bissel, 
Samuel Rathbun, George Wightman, Hutchinson Clark, and 
Alexander Huliug, Jun'r. 

SOUTH KINGSTOWN. 

Thomas Taylor, Samuel Gardner, William Hull, Jireh Mumford, 
Sylvanus Greenman, Henry Gardner, IJenedict Helme, John 
Sheldon, (son of Isaac,) William Knowles, Peter Boss, John Smith, 
Jun'r., Alexander Case, John Biown, Hezekiah Babcock, John 
Smith, Thomas Gardner, Oliver Haszard, Samuel Willson, Eph- 
raim Smith, Latham Clarke, and Nathaniel Perkins. 

EAST GREENWICH. 

Joseph Bealey, Peleg Spencer, William Sweet, Walter Spencer, 
Thomas Fry, Thomas Nichols, (sou of James,) Thomas Aldrich, 
Robert Whitford, Thomas Aldiich, Michael Spencer, (son of Abner,) 



1748.] AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS. 21 

Thomas Nichols, (the third,) Duty Jarald, Charles Andrew, Josiali 
Jones, Thomas Xichols, (son of Thomas, Jun r.,) Daniel Mattison, 
and Joseph Stafford. 

JAMESTOWN. 

John Eldred, Matthew Grinnold, John Hull, and James Carr. 

SMITHFIELD. 

John Dexter, Leonard Smith, John Sayles, Joseph Smith, (the 
third) Richard Harris, Jeremiah Mowry, Benjamin Pain, John 
Ballow, Joseph Smith, William Bates, Thomas Beaule, Nathan 
Staples, Israel Wilkinson, Joseph Herrenden, Jun'r., Peter Barns, 
Robert Latham, Preserved Harris, John Sayles, Jun'r., Peter Ballow, 
Jun'r., Uriah Arnold, John Malavery, Valentine Whiteraan, Jun'r,, 
Job Angel, Daniel Curastock, Jun'r., Elijah Cook, Henry Black- 
man, Sylvanus Sayles, Thomas Herrenden, Stephen Sly, Elisha 
Arnold, Samuel Aldrich, Jun'r., William Olney, Caleb Arnold, 
Job Arnold, Jonathan Harris, Benjamin Cook, William Browii, 
Thomas Arnold, John Man, Jun'r., Elisha Mowrey, Daniel Sayles, 
Richard Arnold, Ebenezer Cass, Oliver Mowrey, Samuel Aldrich, 
and Daniel Cumstock. 

SCITUATE. 

Amos Hopkins, Henry Randal, Jun'r., William Hammon, James 
Thornton, John Smith, Joseph Weatherhead, Ezekiel Hopkins, 
Jun'r., Joseph Tucker, Ozicl Hopkins, Stephen AYilbore, Charles 
Hopkins, Ezekiel Hopkins, John Taylor, John Herrenden, Eliza 
Collins Jun'r., William Sheldon, Thomas Barns, Nehemiah Angell, 
Chodd Aylsw^orth, David Sprague, Joshua Angell, Amos Ham- 
mon, William Salsbury, Isaiah Angell. George Stone, Fisher Pot- 
ter, Jonathan Mowry, Jonathan Cole, Nathan Bates, Joseph Kim- 
bel, Josiah Plerrenden, Joseph Guile, Benjamin Bennet, Jonathan 
Bennet, John Howland, Joseph Hopkins, Simon Davis, Robert 
Whitman, Thomas Realph, John Weight, Job Shippce, Christopher 
Realph, George Wilbour, Jonathan Pray, John Seamons, Samuel 
Wilkinson, Thomas Colins, William Searaons, Timothy Hopkins, 
Josiah Bennet, Henry Whitman, Joseph Wilkinson, Alexander 
Lovel, William Corey, Richard Calwell, John Lovel, and Samuel 
Perkins. 



22 KEC0RD3 OF THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAND [1748. 



GLOCESTER. 



Stephen Inman, Ziichariah Jencks, Job Phetteplace, Stephen 
Snaith, Robert Smith, Joseph Winsor, Abraham Smith, Elisha Her- 
renden, William Herrenden, John Whipple, and Edward Bishop. 



CHARLESTO^\'N. 

Daniel Peckham, Thomas Kinyon, Joseph Johnson, John Mil- 
lard, John Halls, Jun'r., Peter Halls, Nathaniel Lewis, John Cong- 
don, and Daniel Peckham, Jun'r. 

WEST GREENWICH. 

Daniel Hill, Jun'r., Hezekiah Matteson, (son of Henry,) Joshua 
Gardner, Pasca Whitford, Thomas Joslin, John Green, Nicholas 
Whitford, Abraham Mattison, David Whitford, Isaac Johnson, 
Griffen Sweet, Samuel Reynolds, Harris Weaver, William Sweet, 
John Weaver, Elisha Weaver, Christopher Hall, John Hopkins, 
John Gardner, John Cass, Jun'r., Thomas Cumstock, Samuel Niles, 
Joseph Dolliver, John Reynolds, (son of Samuel,) and Benjamin 
Rogers. 

COVE^^TRY. 

Caleb Colven, Benjamin Gorton, Joslas Colven, Adam Casson, 
Francis Brayton, Ephraim Tlngley, Joseph Tillinghast, Daniel Cum- 
mins, Jonathan Nichols, (son of Richard,) Ichabod Potter, Charles 
Andrew, and John Lee. 

EXETER. 

Thomas Gardner, Robert Moon, James Moon, Samuel Eldred, 
Philip Green, John James, Samuel Weight, John Dawley, John 
Albro, Benjamin Potter, Samuel Dawley, John Rathbun, William 
Sunderlin, Jeffery Champlin, Joseph Rathbun, Joseph Rathbun, 
Jun'r., Nathan Dawley, John Sweet, William Eldred, Samuel Ba- 
ker, Robert Sweet, James Nichols, John Colegrove, and Jeffry Wil- 
cox. 

MIDDLETOTVN. 

Nicholas Brown, James Barker, Edward Tew, Cornelius Clarke, 
Robert Lawtou, William Barker, Joshua Coggeshall, (son of James,) 



1748.] AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS. 23 

James Barker, (son of James, Jun'r.,) Lawrence Clarke, William 
Peckliara, Samuel Peckham, William Peckham, Jun'r., Jere- 
miah Barker, William Wood, William Brown, William Barker, 
Samuel Rogers, Jun'r., William Lawton, Joshua Coggeshall, (son 
of James,) and Robert Lawton. 

BRISTOL. 

Mark Anthony D'Woolf, John Raynolds, Daniel Bradford, Samuel 
Clark, Isaac Wheaton, John Gladding, Jun'r., William Oldrig, 
Jeremiah Bosworth, Michael Phillips, Jonathan Woodberry, Jun'r., 
William Lindsey, James Gibbs, and Henry Bra 






TIVERTON. 

John Manchester, Esq'r., Samuel Snell, Joseph Anthony, Roger 
Cory, Thomas Cook, Thomas Weight, Edward Wanton, John 
Bordon, Samuel Hix, Samuel Durfie, Weston Hix, Stephen Cook, 
Thomas Rowland, John Taber, Ephraim Wilcock, John Almy, Ebeu- 
ezer Taber, Cornelius Soule, PhiUp Cory, Thomas Cook, (son of Jo- 
seph,) George Cook, William Wilcock, John Bennit, Benjamin 
Durfie, Peter Talman, John Jennings, Abraham Barker, Samuel 
Borden, Restcome Sanford, Oliver Bealey, Samuel Snell, Jun'r., 
Joseph Taber, John Taber, (son of John,) Samuel Hart, Jonathan 
Hart, William Sandford, Thomas Weight, Jun'r., Peleg Sandford, 
Joshua Dwelly, Blake Peary, John Cook, (son of Thomas,) Thomas 
Mosher, William Woodle, John Boweu, Samuel Sherman, William 
Shrieve, William Fish, William Manchester, (son of Stephen,) Jo- 
siali Sawyer, David Lake, Joseph Jenning, Benjamin ]\Iacomber, 
Philip Taber, Joseph Taber, (son of Philip,) Benjamin Chase, 
Jun'r., William Fisk, Thomas Fish, William Cory, Jonathan Da- 
vel, Isaac irowland, George Westgate, Benjamin Brayton, Thomas 
Anthony, Caleb Cory, Philip Gray, Thomas Gray, Edward Gray, 
William Gray, John Brown, Thomas Wilcock, Joshua Dwelly, 
Jun'r., Joseph Wanton, John Cook, John Pearce, Benjamin Chase, 
Peter Davel, Daniel Earl, David Durfie, Samuel Hart, Jun'r.. Smi- 
ton Hart, Job Durfie, Joseph Stafford, David Stafford, Abraham 
Stafford, Abner Chase, Josiah Wilcock, Giles Brownel, William 
Springer, Gershom Woddel, Piichard Tripp, James Weeden, Thomas 
Cook, (son of Jolm Cook,) Joseph Seaberry, Samuel Almy, Thomas 
Crandal, Paul Taber, Benjamin TIambly, Job Almy, William Man- 
chester, (son of John,) Daniel Earl, Jun'r., Johu Sawyer, Oliver 
Cook, and John Thomas. 



24 RECORDS OF THP] COLONY OF RFIODE ISLAND [IT 48. 

LITTLE COMI'TON, 

John Palmer, William Richmond, Samuel Gray, Caleb Church, 
William Simmons, Nathaniel Searls, Jun'r., Henry Wood, George 
Rouse, Silvester Woodman, William Davis, Richard Hart, Joseph 
Peckcom, Robert Woodman, Samuel Tomkins, James Pearce, Ben- 
jamin Simmons, Samuel Wilbor, George Pearce, Robert Carr, Wil- 
liam Grinell, Richard Grinell, Eli.sha Clap, Enos Gifford, Wil- 
liam Simmons, Jun'r., Edward Irish, Samuel Cook, Joseph Tom- 
kins, Henry A^'ood, Jun'r., Jeptha Pierce, William Pierce, John 
Palmer, Jun'r., John Price, Thomas Baley, John Brownel, (son of 
Margaret,) William Price, John Simmons, (son of Joseph,) Wil- 
liam Hall, Robert Taylor, John Hunt, Thomas Brownel, Isaac Wil- 
bor, Joseph Briggs, Thomas Burgess, Lemuel Shaw, Walter Wilbor, 
Jeremiah Briggs, Jonathan Brownel, Constant Southwarth, John 
Taylor, Thomas Stoddard, Henry Head, Joseph Wood, William 
Shaw, Joseph Davenport, William Wilbor, William AA-^ilbor, (son of 
Samuel,) John Brownel, Elisha Woodwarth, Elihu Woodwarth, 
William Briggs, Joseph Wilbor, Thomas Wilbor, Joseph Coe, Jere- 
miah Brownel, Anthony Shaw, John Gifford, Stephen Hart, Joseph 
Simmons, John Woodman, Samuel Gray, Jun'r., Daniel Grinell, 
John Pa])odie, Jeremiah Shaw, Charles Brownel, Oliver Ilillard, 
John Wood, William Briggs, (son of Job,) Silvester Palmer, Jo- 
seph Wilbor, (son of William,) Peter Shaw, Benjamin Church, 
Thomas Palmer, Samuel Baley, John Baley, Benjamin Shaw, Jo- 
seph Ijurgcss, Richard Brownel, George Baley, -George Pierce, 
Jun'r., William Head, Fobes Little, Thomas Little, (son of Robert,) 
Peter Taylor, Joseph Palmer, John Baley, (son of AVilliam,) Wil- 
liam Head, (son of Henry,) John Ilorswell, Wilham Hunt, John 
Irish, Benjamin Seabury, William Taylor, John Lisli, (son of Da- 
\'id,) John Shrieve, Edward Church, Job Hunt, and Aaron Wilbor. 

WAEREN. 

Mathew Allen, Peleg Heath, Ebenezer Allen, Nathaniel Peck, 
James Smith, Josiah Humphrey, John Adams, Benjamin Miller, 
Walter Hail, Joseph Allen, (the second,) Elijah Rawson, Ebenezer 
Garnsey, John Kinnicut, James ^lason, William Ea.-rtabroke, John 
Kastabroke, Ebenezer Colcj Benjamin Cole, Nathan ]\[iller, Joseph 
lUitterworth, Caleb Carr, Solomon Peck, Samuel Barns, Samuel 



1748.] AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS. 25 

Low, James Brown, Joseph Maxon, Ebenezer Adams, Joseph Yial, 
Daniel Peck, Samuel Allen, Ebenezer Allen, Jun'r., Barnard Hail, 
Barnard Hail, Jun'r., Hooker Low, Caleb Eddj^, John Mason, 
Mathew Watson, Benjamin Barton, John Wheaton, John Cole, 
Jun'r., Oliver Salsbury, Joshua Smith, Benjamin Smith, Richard 
Thomas, Benjamin Drown, John Eastabroke, (the second,) John 
Lutber, Philip Short, James Bowen, Jonas Humpliry, Benjamin 
Butterworth, Edward Luther, John Butterworth, William Salsbury, 
Edward Bosworth, Samuel ]Miller, Jun'r., Josiah Humphry, Jun'r., 
John Kelly, John Child, John Martin, Xatht.niel Eastabroke, Na- 
thaniel Bowen, Samuel Bowen, Constant Vial, Josiah Kent, Joseph 
Grant, Ebenezer Martin, Joshua Bieknal, Joshua Bicknal, Jun'r., 
Amos Thomas, Israel Peck, Thomas Cole, Ebenezer Luther, 
Ephraim Tiffau}', Thomas Barns, Ebenezer Luther, Jun'r., Bich- 
ard Hail, Hezekiah Tiffany, John Allen, Richard Bullock and 
Robert Eastabroke. 



CUMBERLAND. 

Joseph Brown, James Ballow, Obediah Ballow, Josiah Cook, 
Samuel Bartlet, Job Bartlet, William Wallcot, Daniel Peck, Dan- 
iel Jencks, Nathaniel Jilson, Jun'r., Joseph Staples, John Bartlet, 
Jeremiah Bartlet, Israel Whipple, Gideon Tower, Daniel Wilkin- 
son, Richard Aldrich, Daniel Whipple, Jeremiah Wilkinson, Joshua 
Hall, Daniel Smith, David Whipple, Jeremiah Whipple, Richard 
Darling, Benjamin Raze, Edward Smith, David Raze, Benjamin 
Brown, John Grant, Richard Esties, William Carpenter, John 
Dexter, Gideon Bishop, Benjamin Brown, Jun'r., Peter Whipple, 
Samuel Whipple, Benjamin Tower, Daniel Whipple, Jun'r., Joseph 
Raze, Joseph Brown, Jun'r., William Wallcot, Jun'r,, John Bishop, 
Joseph AVhipple, Stephen Sprague, Solomon Aldrich, John Cass, 
Nathaniel Cook, Uriah Jillson, John Tower, Ichabod Peck, Ban- 
field Capron, Elisha Newel, Peter Darling, Arial Ballow, Ezekiel 
Ballow, Amriah Ballow, Ichabod Peck, Jun'r., Daniel Peck, Jun'r., 
Richard Aldiich, Jun'r., Benjamin Da vel, Ebenezer Barras, Jun'r., 
Noah Bartlet, Jun'r., Francis Inman, Stephen Brown, Jonathan 
Armsby, Jeremiah Inman, David Hogg, Jonathan Sprague, John 
Whipple, Ichabod Bosworth, Abraham Barras, Charles Capron, 
and Daniel Wcatherhead. 



26 RECORDS OF THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAND [1749. 



RICH]\rOND. 



John Stanton, David Kinyon, John Bentley, David Kinyon, 
Jun'r., John Tanner, John Teft, Thomas Rogers, Oliver Mins, 
Simeon "Watson, Robert Moor, and John Enoss, Jun'r. 



TUESDAY, MAY 2d, 1749. 

The persons whose uames hereafter follow, having taken 
the oath or affimation prescribed by the law of this col- 
ony against bribery and corruption, are hereby admitted. 
to give their votes to choose officers for their respective 
towns, and also to give their votes for the choice of the 
general officers of the colony. 



NEWPORT. 

/ 

"William Redwood, Benjamin Johnson, Joseph Rider, John Ban- 
ister, Charles Bardin, David JNloore, George Gardner, Ephiaim Har- 
ris, Jonathan Clarke, James Perrin, Samuel Easton, Andrew Hun- 
ter, Henry Tisdale, Benjamin Ellery, James Gardner, William 
Gardner, Samuel Marryot, Zebulon Spinney, Daniel Russell^ Jun'r., 
Solomon Senter, Thomas Creapman, John Spooner, Charles Dyre, 
Timothy Hill, John Whiting, Simeon Price, Robert Robinson, 
Benoni Gardner, and Joseph Turner. 

PROVIDENCE. 

Jonathan Sheldon, David Wilkinson, Joshua Turner, Richard 
Brown, Nicholas Cooke, Samuel Congdou, Benjamin Cary, Caleb 
Potter, Edward Arnold, Richard Bowen, John Field, Jun'r., Wil- 
liam Dean, Rufus Hopkins, William Antram, Jun'r., Jonathan 
Jencks, Peter Burhngame, Jun'r., Zephaniah Peck, William Smith, 
George Laws, Daniel Olney, Joseph Hawkins, Joseph Waterman, 
Jun'r., Richard Smith, Thomas Birkit, John Burlingame, Jun'r., 
Jacob Whitman, Joshua Turner, Jun'r., Benjamin Whipple, Jun'r., 
Gideon Manchester, Oliver Aiigol, Asaph Bowen, Gideon Smith, 
and Wilham Carpenter, (son of WiUiam.) 



1749.] ^^'D PROVIDLXCE PLANTATIONS. 27 



PORTSMOUTH. 



Ciileb Allen, Samuel Albio. Michael Cory, George Shearman, 
John Allen, Jun'r., eTosepli Sliearman. Thomas Sisson. Robert Den- 
nis, John Lawton, (son of Joseph.) and Enoch Butts. 



^VAEWICK. 



George Wightman, John AVighrman, Jun'r., John Green, (son of 
Ricliaid,) Thomas Price, Murthe^ Price, Ebenezer Green, Dan- 
iel Budlong, eToseph Wickes, and Ebenezer King. 

WESTERLY. 

Christopher Sugar, Ichabod Prosser, Benjamin Brown. William 
Burdick, Thomas Burdick, Nicholas Vincent, and Oliver Chase. 

NEW SHOREHAM. 

Edward Sands, Robert Hull, John Dodge, Nathaniel Littlefield, 
Stephen Franklin, John Rathburr.. Thomas Pain, John Pain, Jona- 
than Mitchel, Joseph ^Mitchel. Thomas Mitchel, Joseph Mitchel, 
Jun'r., Edward Ball, Thomas Dickens, William Dodge, Samuel 
Dodge, Abel Franklin, Daniel Rose. John ^Niott, Nathaniel Mott, 
John Ball, Caleb Littlefield, John Littlefield, Samuel Rathburn, and 
Samuel Champlin. 

NORTH KINGSTOWN. 

Peter Rejnolds Jun'r., William Hall, (son of John,) Benjamin 
Cole, Samuel Boone, John Allen, William Clarke, Philip Card, 
Peleg Card, Henry Spencer, Thomas Bissel, Thomas Havens, Sam- 
uel Shearman, Edward Gardner, Jeremiah Smith, and John Wifht- 
man. 

SOUTH KINGSTOWN. 

Latham Clarke, Benjamin Potter, Nicholas Watson, Ebenezer 
Tefft, James Shearman, Robert Potter, Jun'r., and Joseph Congdon. 

EAST GREENWICH. 

Jeremiah Pain, Jun'r., John Gifford, John Manchester, Yelver- 
ton Gifford, Isaac Gardner, John Gifford, Daniel Howland, Jun'r., 



28 RECORDS OF THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAND [1749. 

Thomas Shippey, James Fowler, David Vaughan, (son of Robert,) 
Nicholas Goddard, John Andrew, (son of Benoni,) and Colonel 
Carpenter. 

JAMESTOWN. 

Benjamin Carr, (son of Thomas,) and Benjamin Sheffield. 

S]\nTHFIELD. 

William Sprague, Richard Sayles, Jun'r., Samuel Aldrich, (the 
3d,) Thomas Shippy, Jun'r., Daniel Smith, (son of William,) Sam- 
uel Bayley, Amos Arnold, William Whipple, Jun'r., Joseph Car- 
penter, Azariah Cumstock, John Smith, Jun'r., Jeremiah Arnold, 
Jun'r., Thomas Smith, Hezekiah Steere, Christopher Brown, Jere- 
miah Harris and Job Potter, 

SCITUATE. 

Thomas Hudson, Thomas Bennet, Jun'r., Thomas Brown, Oba- 
diah Jencks. David Young, Samuel Robins, Benjamin Weight, 
Jun'r., Oliver Perkins, Thomas Collins, Jun'r., Thomas Lee, and 
Thomas Aylsworth. 

GLOCESTER. 

Joseph Olney, John Blackman, Anthony Sprague, Thomas 



CHAKLESTOWN. 

Jonathan Kinyon, Jun'r., Jeremiah Worden, Joshua Card, and 
John Hox. 

WEST GREENWICH. 

James Reynolds, Amos ^Matteson, James Matteson, Christopher 
Carpenter, Joseph Matteson, Charles Andrew, Tibets Hopkins, 
James Hopkins, David Hopkins, James Willson, Robert Willson, 
William Willson, Joseph Niles, and Thomas Draper. 

COVENTRY. 

Amos Stafford, Jun'r., Archibald Dickson, Francis Bates, Henry 
Green, and Robert Havens, Jun'r. 



1749.] AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS. 29 



Newman Perkins, "William Tripp, Daniel Dawley, John Casey, 
William Tanner, Joseph Tanner, Benjamin Bently, and Robert 
Hill. 

inDDLETOWN. 

Jonathan Easton, and Thomas Durfey. 

• BRISTOL. 

Shearjashub Bourn, and Thomas Church. 

TIVERTON. 

John Manchester, Samuel Snell, Joseph Anthony, Eocrer Cory, 
Thomas Cook, Thomas AVait, Edward Wanton, John Borden, Sam- 
uel ilicks, Samuel Durfee, West on Hicks, Stephen Cook, Thomas 
Howand, John Taber, Ephraim Willcock, Cornelius Sowle, Philip 
Gray, Thomas Cook, (son of Joseph,) George Cook, William Will- 
cock, John Almy, Philip Cory, Ebenezer Taber, John Bennet, Ben- 
jamin Durfee, Peter Tallman, John Jennings, Abraham Barker, 
Samuel Borden, Restcome Sandford, Oliver Bealy, Samuel Snell, 
Jun'r., Joseph Taber, John Taber, (son of John,) Samuel Hart, 
Jonathan Hart, William Sandford, Thomas Wait, Jun'r., Peleg 
Sandford, Joshua D welly, Joshua Dwelly, Jun'r., Blake Perry, John 
Cook, (son of Thomas,) William Woddle, John Bowcu, Samuel 
Shearman, William Shreve, William Fish, AVilliam Manchester, (son 
of Stephen,) Joseph Crandal, Josiah Sawyer, David Lake, Joseph 
Jennings, Thomas Mosher, Benjamin Maccomber, Philip Taber, 
Joseph Taber, (son of Philip,) Benjamin Chase, Jun'r., William 
Cook, Thomas Fish, William Cory, Jonathan Davel, Isaac Howland, 
George Westgate, Thomas Anthony, Caleb Cory, Thomas Gray, 
Edward Gray, William Gray, ,lohn Brown, Thomas Willcock, Jo- 
seph Wanton, David Durfee, John Cook, Samuel Hart, Jun'r., Ab- 
ner Chase, John Pearce, Smiton Hart, Josiah Wilcock, Benjamin 
Chase, Job Durfee, Giles Brownel, Peleg Shearman, Joseph Staf- 
ford, William Springer, David Stafford, Gershom Woddel, Daniel 
Earl, Abraham Stafford, James Wecden, Thomas Cook, (son of 
John,) Joseph Seabury, Samuel Almy, Thomas Crandal, Paul Taber, 



30 RECORDS OP THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAND [1750. 

Benjamin Kambly, Job Almy, William Mancliester, (son of John,) 
Daniel Earl, Jun'r., John Sawyer, Oliver Cook, John Thomas, 
Ebenezer Shearman, and Noah Davenport. 

WAPJiEN. 

Peter Bicknal, Samuel Thiirber, Daniel Cole, Cromwell Child, 
Jonathan Bosworth, Martin Luther, and William Wood. 

CUMBERLAND. 

John Finney, John Nicholson, Charles Bartlet, David Dexter, 
Joseph Brown, (the 3d,) Joshua Hall, Jun'r., Robert Aldrich, 
James Dexter, Richard Straiten, Abraham Horrg, John Knox, James 
Rogers, Daniel Rogers, Josiah Fisk, Ablel Brown, James Ballow, 
Jun'r., Abraham Cook, Hezekiah Cook, and George Shearman. 

RICHMOND. 

William Wilcox, Isaac Lewis, and'David Potter. 



TUESDAY, MAY 1st, 1750. 

It is voted and resolved, That all and every of the 
persons whose names liereafter follow, having taken the 
oath or affii'ination prescribed Ly the law of tliis colony, 
against })ribery and corruption ])e, and they are hereby 
admitted to give their votes to choose officers for the re- 
spective towns; and also to give their votes for the choice 
of the general officers of the colony. 

NEWPORT. 

James Easton, Clothier Pearce, Christopher Bennet, Gideon 
Sissou, Joseph Jacob, Daniel Amor}', Daniel Ayrault, Benjamin 
Almy, John M'qucllam, Jonathan Thurston, Samuel Thurston, 
(son of Edward,) Israel Ikaytoii, William Redwood, Ebenezer 
Davenport, Jun'r., Aaron ShefQeUl, John ThurstOTi, (Taylor), John 



1750.] ^'^^ PEOVIDEXCF. PLANTATIONS. 31 

Harris, John Rider, Thomas Rodman, John Chadwick, Cliristopher 
Hargill, Jonathan Barney, John Jepson, John King, Jacob Wilkey 
William James, (son of John,) Benjamin Borden, Daniel Cogges- 
hall, Benjamin Johnson, Edward Church, Peleg Cranston, Joseph 
Tillinghast, John Proud, Joseph Proud, James Green, John Clarke, 
(blacksmith,) Walter Rodman, Edward Belcher and Samuel Greene. 

PKOVIDENCE. 

Nathan Pearce, Joseph Turpin, Bazzlllai Richmond, Benoni 
Wilhams, Peleg Dexter, Philip Roberts, Jonathan Burlingame, 
Samuel Winsor, Jun'r., Uriah Arnold, Thomas Angel, Edward 
]\Ianton, Jonathan Pike, Henrj^ Randal, (son of Joseph,) Joseph 
Randal, (son of William,) James Clark, Thomas Olney, (son of 
Thomas,) John Ruttenburge, Joseph Nash, Joseph Whipple, 
Henry Eston, Nicholas Brown, Charles Smith, Gideon Brown, 
Jabez Gorham, Abel Peacy, David Tift, Joseph Kelton, Timothy 
Williams, Ebenezer Tyler, Charles Hickinbotham, John Owen, 
John Scott, Jun'r., Stephen Angel, Stukely Westcot, the third, 
WilHam Hammond, Jeremiah Hawkins and Stephen Rawson. 



PORTSMOUTH. 

Robert Burrington, Jun., and Joseph Cook. 

WARWICK 

Daniel Remington, Israel Arnold, (son of Elisha,) James Cook, 
Pentecost Sweet, Benjamin Sweet, Peleg Cook, Nathaniel Millard, 
Randal Iloldon, Jun., Samuel Gorton, Thomas Tibbits, Amos 
Lockwood, Jun., Thomas Stone, William Wood and Anthony Hol- 
don. 

WESTERLY. 

Isaac Babcock, Robert Burdick, Jun., Joseph Witter, Jonathan 
Burdick, Joseph Burdick, Hubbard Burdick, (son of Robert,) 
Thomas Foster, Thomas Brand, Ezekiel Gavet, Jun., Edward Rob- 
inson, Benjamin Hall, Jonathan Palmittar, John West, John Max- 
son, Jun., John Cottril, William Hern, Jun., John Witter, Jun., 



32 RECORDS OF THE COLONY OF KHODE ISLAND [1750. 

Jedediali Davis, Xathan Lamphear, John Lamphear, Jun., Daniel 
Lamphear, William Clark, George Stillman, Jun., John Stillman, 
Elisha Stillman, Thomas Sisson, Jonathan Palmittar, Jun., Joseph 
Lewis, William Thompson, John Chapman, William Chapman, 
Jonathan Weaver, Jeremiah Crandel, Theodaty Vars, Cornelius 
Stutson, Roger White, Josias Plill, Jun., John Peckcom, John Pooler, 
John Hill, Christopher Edwards, Thomas Weaver, William Saun- 
ders, Jonathan Brown, Ebenezer Burdick and Samuel Maxsun. 

NORTH KENGSTOWX. 

Joseph Northup, Jun., John Briggs, Philip Tourje and George 
Northup. 

SOUTH KI^:GSTO^y^t. 

John Watson, Nathaniel Gardner, Jeremiah Wilcox, Jonathan 
Shearman, Moses Barber, Samuel Barber, Samuel Whaley, Peter 
Crandal, Stephen Cottril, Jun., Calsb Haszard, Ebenezer Brenton, 
John Rose, Joseph Haszard, Benjamin Perry, Jonathan Haszard, 
Thomas Haszard, (son of Jonathan, dec'ed.,) Jeremiah Haszard, 
and James Barber. 

EAST GEEEN\riCH. 

Benjamin Spenser, Jonathan Nichols, Jeremiah Spencer, William 
Davis,- Samuel Sweet, Silas Jones, Jeremiah Spenser and Caleb 
Briggs. 

JAMESTOWN. 

Gershom Remington, John Remington, (son of Gershora,) and 
Benjamin Carr, (son of Edward, deceased.) 

SMITHFIEU). 

Joshua Smith, Joseph Latham, Ananias Mowrey, John Wilkin- 
son, Jun., Isaac Medberry, Richard Aldrich and Xoali Wjiitman. 



SCITUATE. 



Peter Parker, Henry Randal, Samuel Smith, Cliarles Beers, John 
Young, Daniel Hopkins, Thomas Maiht-wson, William Young, Jon- 
athan Angel, Jeremiah Brownel, Joseph Jenckes, John Randal, Jo- 



1750.] AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS. 33 

seph Knight, John Potter, Caleb Peaice, Benjamin Daley, Samuel 
Daley, Caleb Cory, Daniel Tift, David Brown, Elisha Barnes, Dan- 
iel Scott, Daniel Scott, Jun., Job WiJlbore and William Aldrich. 



GLOCESTER. 

James King, Jun., David Thornton, Thomas King, Thomas Pol- 
lock, Samuel Short, John Benson, Benjamin Phetteplace, Elias 
Smith, Benjamin ^Slacklntire, Titus Thornton, John Ross, Benjamin 
"Warner, Nathaniel Kimbel, Valentine Inman, John Thornton, Noah 
Aldrich, Nehemiah Lewis, Ebenezer Cooke, William Colwell, Jere- 
miah Bellue and Joseph Eddy. 

CHARLESTOWN. 

Benjamin Braman, Consider Halls, Stephen Johnson, Ezekiel 
Johnson, Eobert Austin, Jun. and Job Taylor. 

WEST GREENWICH. 

John Weaver, (son of William,)Anthony GofFe, Abner Goife, 
Benjamin Sweet, Jun'r., John Case, (son of Joseph) and John Case, 
(son of John, son of Joseph.) 

COVENTRY. 

Joseph Edmonds, Michael Stafford, Thomas Utter, Jonathan 
Green and Uriel Green, Jun'r. 

EXETER. 

James Brayman, Solomon Brayman, Edward Greene and Jeoffrey 
Champlin, Jun'r. 

MIDDLETOWN. 

John Greene, Jun'r., Joseph Ryder, Christopher Hawkins and 
James Phillips, Jun'r. 

BRISTOL. 

Simon Davis, Jeremiah Wilson, Ephraim Tisdale, William Cox, 
Charles ^Munroe, Josiah Finney and Bosworth Kinuicut. 

5 



34 RECORDS OF THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLANd' [l750. 



TIVERTON. 

John Manchester, Samuel Snell, Joseph Anthony, Roger Cory, 
Thomas Cook, Thomas Weight, Edward Wanton, John Borden, 
Samuel Durfie, Weston Hickes, Samuel Ilickes, Stephen Cook, 
Thomas Rowland, John Tabor, Cornelius Sonle, Philip Cor}', 
Thomas Cook, (son of Joseph,) George Cook, William Willcocks, 
John Almy, Ebenezer Tabor, John Bennet, Benjcimin Durfie, Peter 
Talman, John Jennings, Abraham Barker, Samuel Borden, Pest- 
come Sandford, Oliver Bailey, Samuel Snell, Jun'r., Joseph Tabor, 
John Tabor, (son of John,) Samuel Hart, Jonathan Hart, Joseph 
Wanton, John Cook, John Pearce, Peleg Shearman, Daniel Earl, 
David Durfie, Samuel Hart, Jun'r., Job Durfie, Joseph Stafford, 
David Stafford, Abraham Stafford, William Sandford, Peleg Sand- 
ford, Joshua Dwelly, Jun., Blake Perry, John Cook, (son of 
Thomas,) Wilham Woodel. John Bowen, Samuel Shearman, Wil- 
liam Shrieve, William Fish, William Manchester, (son of Ste* 
phen,) Joseph Crandal, Josiah Sawyer, David Lake, Joseph Jen- 
nings, Benjamin Maccomber, Phillip Tabor, Joseph Tabor, (son of 
Phillip,) Benjamin Chace, Jun'r., WiLiam Cook, Thomas Fish, Wil- 
liam Corey, Jonathan Davel, George Westgate, Thomas Anthony, 
Caleb Cory, Thomas Grey, Phillip Gray, AVilliam Gray, John 
Brown, Thomas Wilcocks, Joshua Dwelly, Abner Chace, Josiah 
Wilcocks, Giles Brownel, William Springer, Gershom Woodel, Jo- 
seph Seabury, Samuel Almy, Thomas Crandal, Paul Tabor, Eenja- 
min Hambly, Job Almy, William Manchester, (son of John,) Dan- 
iel Earl, Jun'r., John Sawyer, Oliver Cook, John Thomas, Ebenezer 
Shearman, Noah Davenport, Thomas Cook, (son of John Cook) 
and William AJmy. 

LITTLE COMPTON. 

Thomas Church, Israel Stoddard, Fobes Southworth, Robert Tay- 
lor, Jun'r., Joshua Hillard, Moses Palmer, David Hillard, Simeon 
Palmer, Job Brownel, Robert Brown, Jonathan Davenport, Abiel 
Cook, John Hart and Job Briggs. 

WARREN. 

Bernard Miller, Benjamin Estabrook, Richard Hale, John Kiu- 
Jiicut, Jun'r., David Cole, Benjamin Cole and John Low. 



1751.] J->^D PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS. 35 



CUMBERLAND. 



James Howard. Caleb Aldrich, Moses Arnold, Roger Hill, Jona- 
athan Jillson, Si:c-jhen Inman and Samuel Fisk. 



RICHMOND. 

Stephen Wilcox, John Knowles, John Wilbore, Benjamin Pot- 
ter, David Stan-oi:, Joseph Kinyon, Ezekiel Tift, John Knowles, 
Juu'r., Nicholas Mosher, John Kinj'on, (son of Joseph,) Thomas 
Mosher and Smi:on Hart. 

1774667 

APRIL 30, 1751. 
Whereas all and every of the persons whose names 
hereafter follow, have taken the oath or afHrmation pre- 
scribed by the colony law against bribery and corruption, 
in the choice of oliicers in the colony, it is therefore voted 
and resolved, That all and every of them be, and they are 
hereby admitrei to give their votes to choose officers for 
their respective towns ; and also to give their votes for the 
choice of the general officers of the government : — 

NEWPORT. 

Peter Phillips, Becj. Chanders, :NratLhew Borden, Heury Free- 
born, Augustus Johnston, William Thurston, Nathaniel Cogge- 
shall, Jun'r., Joseph Tillinghast, (son of Jonathan,) Joseph Dun- 
ham and Preserved Fish. 

PROVIDENCE. 

Benjamin Carpenter, George Potter, Peter Ranal, Caleb Potter, 
Benjamin Bouen. John Cumstock, Benjamin iM an, Richard Coman, 
Henry Sweeting, Ji:n"r., John Fenner, Henry Sweeting, Timothy 
Sabiu, Esek Hopkins, Richard Hoyle, Ambrose Page, Ezra Dean, 
David Brown, Joseph Allen, Jonathan Cumstock, Josiah Owen, Eze- 
kiel Woodward. Ezekiel Woodward, Juti'r., James Field, John 
Thomas, Jun'r., Benjamin Catbeth, Stephen Sweet, Jun'r., Noah 



36 RECORDS OF THE COLOXY OF RHODE ISLAND [l751. 

Mason, John Waterman, the third, William Randal, Juu'r., Joseph 
Sheldon, Jun'r., Isaac Olney, Nathan Jenckes, Timothy Sabin, 
William Ashton, Jun'r., John Dun well, James Angel, John Harris, 
William Briggs, William Westcot, Jun'r., Nedebiah Angel, William 
Clarke, Philip Potter, Thomas Westcot, Charles Rhoads, Samuel 
Thurber, Charles Waterman, Peter Bateman, Jonathan Belue, Jo- 
seph Rhoads, Daniel Matthewson, Joseph Potter, Stephen Smith, 
Joseph Field, Jun'r., John Fenner, William Field, James Brown, 
Anthony Olney, Peleg Arnold, John Wilkinson and James Mitchel, 
Jun'r, 

PORTSMOUTH. 

Noel Freeborn, John Borden and John Cook. 

WARWICK 

Joseph Philp, John Walton, Jun'r., Samuel Davis, Henry Tib- 
bits, WiUiam Weaver, Daniel Scranton, William Edmonds and 
James Green, (son of James.) 

WESTERLY. 

William Crumb, Parsivel Allen, George Lanphear, Ebenezer 
Hill, John Burdick, Matthew Maxson, Zacheus Pooler and William 
Hadsel. 

NEW SHOREHAM. 

Simon Ray, Samuel Rathbun, Joseph Mitchel, Jun'r., Jonathan 
Mitchel, Thomas Mitchel, Thomas Pain, John Pain, Thomas Dick- 
ens, William Dodge, Samuel Dodge, Abel Franklin, Daniel Rose, 
JohnlSIott, Nathaniel Mott, Edward Sands, Robert Hull, Stephen 
Franklin, Joshua Sands, Nathaniel Littlefield, Anthony Littlefield, 
John Dodge, John Ball, Edward Ball, Samuel Dun, Caleb Little- 
field, John Littlefield, Nathaniel Doge, Jun'r. 

NORTH KINGSTOWN. 

John Slocura, Stephen Cooper, David Green, Robert Westgoat, 
Jun'r., Jeremiah Foucs, Christopher Phillips, Jun'r., John Cory, 
Jun'r., John Cleveland, Joseph Northup, Jeremiah Haszard, Jun'r.^ 
Benoni Shearman, David Aldrich, Ezekiel Hunt, Jun'r., Samuel 
Hunt, Juu'r., Richard Card, John Cole and Caleb Allen. 



1751.] AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS. 37 



SOUTH KINGSTOWN. 



Samuel Rodman, Samuel Oatley, Daniel Tift, Job Reynolds, 
Samuel Curtis, Samuel Stedman, Thomas Potter and John Albro. 



EAST GREENWICH. 



John Lion, Caleb Sheffield, Daniel Brown, Elijah Johnston, 
Thomas Langford, (son of John,) Edward Green, Joseph Mat- 
thewson, Benjamin Fry and James Runnels. 



JA3IEST0WN. 

Daniel Weeden, Jun'r., Josiah Arnold, Jun'r. and Benjamin 
Sheffield. 

SJnTHFIELD. 

Stephen "Whipple, Abraham Smith, Seth Arnold, Edmund Ar- 
nold, Stephen Sayles, John Barnes, Nathaniel Herrenden, Robert 
Woodward, Daniel Wilbore, Jun'r., Henry Finch, Elisha Sayles, 
Edward Thayer, Daniel Cass, Nathan Cass, Joseph Cook, Jere- 
miah Cumstock, John Brown, Thomas Curff, Jun'r., Thomas Wood- 
ward, Joseph Bufium, Daniel Wilbore and Thomas Broadway. 

scituate: 

Stephen Sheldon, Zuriel Matthewson, Nicholas Hopkins, James 
Wheeler, David Yeau, Joseph Yeau, Daniel Bennet, Joseph Cole, 
Isaac King, Uriah Franklin, Nathaniel Hareden, William Blan- 
chard, Jun'r., Bernard Hale, Francis Fuller, Joseph Waterman, 
Adam Casey, Edward Casey, Nathan Bennet and James Round. 

GLOCESTER. 

Samuel Sprague, Joshua King, Benjamin King, Ezra Thornton, 
Samuel Irons, John Davis, John Aklrich, Daniel Whipple, Samuel 
Short, Jun'r., Eleazer Crassman, Ebenezer Jencks, Israel Sayles, 
Nathan Wade and Ezekiel Sayles. 

WEST GREENWICH. 

Henry Straight, John Nilcs and John Dolliver. 



38 KECORDS OF THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAND [1751. 



COVENTRY. 

. Ichabod Bowen, Thomas Eddy, James Green, (son of Daniel,) 
Josiah Gibbs and Joseph Bonnet. 

EXETER. 

Samuel Sweet, Caleb Gardner and Robert Moon, Jun'r. 

:middletown. 

Peter Barker, Peter Barker, Jun'r., Henry Tew and William 
Bliss. 

I 

BRISTOL. 

George Coggeshall, John Waldron, John Chaloner and John In- 
graham. 

TIVERTON. 

Timothy Clossen, John Dennis, Gideon Willcock, Joseph Tabor, 
(tanner,) George Westgate, Jun'r.,' Robert Burrington, Joseph Cook, 
Charles Brownel, Isaac Barker and Stephen Talman. 



WARREN. 

John Braley, William Hill, Isaac Cole, Nathan Cole, Stephen 
Bowen and Simeon Peck. 

CUIMBERLAND. 

Ibrook Whipple, Nathaniel Robinson, Enoch Whetherhead, Ab- 
ner Ballou, Joseph Darling, Richard Peters and Thomas Hill. 



RICHMOND. 

Stephen Sweet, William Watson, Joseph Hoxsie, Jun'r., John 
Thomas and Nathaniel Pettis. 

N. B. — Charlestown and Little Compton, made no returns this 
election. 



1752.] AND PROVIDEXCE PLANTATIONS. 39 

MAY 5th, 1752. 

Whereas, the persons whose names hereafter follo\s', 
have taken the oath or affirmation prescribed by the colony 
law against bribery and corruption, it is therefore voted 
and resolved, That all and every of them be, and they are 
hereby admitted free and enabled to give their votes to 
choose officers in their respective towns, and also to give 
their votes for the choice of general officers of the govern- 
ment: — 

NEWPORT. 

Francis Pope, Benjamin Almy, John Tripp, John Vial, Lemuel 
Wyatt, John Collins, Ebenezer Voice, Peleg Chapman, Thomas 
AVeeden, Benjamin Day, Lawrence Clark, Jiin'r., Peter James, 
Joshua Amy, Joseph Wilson, Griffin Barney, John Phillips, John 
Greene, Charles Bowler, Thomas Richardson, (son of Ebenezer,) 
Jonas Langford Redwood, Metcalf Bowler and John Reed, (son of 
WilHam.) 

PROVIDENCE. 

James Swane, James Fenner, John Hopkins, Jeremiah Hawkins, 
William Compton, Theophilus Williams, John Thomas, Stephen 
Wright, Robert Gibbs, Jun'r., Benjamin Smith, Abraham Belknap, 
Nathaniel Sweeting, Thomas Waterman, Robert Young, Gilbert 
Simmons, William Edmonds, Thomas Kilton, Obediah Brown, (the 
third,) William Page, Jun'r., Stephen Kilton, Samuel Fish, Samuel 
Nightingale, Josiah King, Nathaniel Waterman, Jun'r., Richard 
Knight, (the fourth,) Nathaniel Packard, John Briggs, Archibar 
Wear, Timothy Miles, William Kilton, Richard Olney, Eleazer 
Greene, Ezra Olney, Jeremiah Burlingame, Benoni Pearce, Samuel 
Westcot, (son of Jabez,) John Williams, (son of Thomas,) Guias 
Davis, Peleg Rhodes, John Anthony Angell, Samuel Burlingame, 
John Manton, Jun'r., Jesse Beverly, Gideon Olney and Nathaniel 
Jacobs. 

POETSMOUTn. 
John Lawtou. 



40 RECORPS OF THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAND [1752. 

WAHWICK. 

John Ladd, Joshua Greene, John Waterman and David Chace. 

WESTERLY. 

Samuel Brand and Ebenezer Lamb. 

KE"V7 SHOKEHAil. 

Edmund Sheffield, Ezekiel Sheffield, William Dodge, Jun'r. and 
Tormat Rose. 

NORTH KINGSTOWN. 

Samuel Spink, David Greene, Jun'r., James Hjams, Ebenezer 
Briggs, Joshua Pearce, Edward Dyre, (son of Edward Dyre, Jun'r.,) 
Josiah Godfrey, William Thomas, Benjamin Congdon, (son of Ben- 
jamin Congdon, Jun'r.,) David Vaughan, Israel Phillips, Eber 
Shearman, Jun'r., John Reynolds, (son of James,) Isaac Vaughan, 
Stephen Herrington, Ezekiel Hunt, Samuel Hunt and William 
Shearman. 

SOUTH KINGSTOWN. 

William Case, Benjamin Watson, Daniel Stedman, Nathaniel 
Mumford, George Haszard, Job Babcock, (son of Samuel,) Jere- 
miah Wilson, Job Babcock, (the third,) Timothy Lock, David Bab- 
cock, (the third,) William Robinson, James Perry, Jun'r., Robert 
Knowles, Jun'r., Richard Haszard and Samuel Casey. 

EAST GREENWICH. 

Daniel Brown, Robert Nichols and Silas Jones. 

SSHTHPIELD. 

Robert Woodward, Daniel Wilbore, Jun'r., Henry Finch, Ehsha 
Sayles, John Brown, Daniel Cass, Nathan Cass, Joseph Cook, Jere- 
ini:ih Comstock, Thomas Cruff, Jun'r., Thomas Woodward, Joseph 
P.uffum, Daniel Wilbore, Thomas Broadway, Andrew Waterman, 
Joshua Phillips, Jeremiah Phillips, John Whiteman, Gideon Dexter, 
Winchester Matthewson, Samuel Goldthwait, James Mussey, Ben- 



1752.] AND PROVIDEXCE PLANTATIONS. 41 

jamin Ballard, Nathan Cass, James Leonard. Ephraim Whipple, 
Robert Woodward. Joshua Arnold and John Ballou, Jun'r. 



GLOC ESTER. 

Joshua Eddy, Obediah Jeucks, Jonathan Eddy, Peleg Chace, 
William Havens, Jeremiah Steere, Benjamin Keach, Jun'r., Ezra 
Bartlet, Jun'r., JohnSteere, Junr., Jonah Steere, John Steere, Jon- 
athan Tourtelot, Job Armstrong, Oliver Winslow, Stephen Keach, 
Benjamin Tourtelot, Joseph Sprague, Nathan Pain, Thomas Heren- 
den, Joseph Colvell, Israel Tliornton, Timothy Sweet, Obediah 
Bowmen, Joshua Salisbury, Jerem"h. Irons, Silas Williams, Abraham 
Clark, Chad Brown, Enoch Whipple, Joseph Co wen, Noah Arnold, 
Edward Inman, Jun'r., Samuel Ross and Wilham Ross. 

CHAPvLESTOWX. 

Robert Potter, Gideon Hoxsie and John Holloway. 

WEST GREENWICH. 

Abraham Laja. Peter Lee, Robert Plopkins, James Hopkins, 
Jonathan Weaver, Benjamin Greene, (son of Henry,) John Mat- 
thewson, (son of Henry Matthewson, Jun'r.,) Ephraim Hay ward, 
Job Kerrington, Jonathan Aylsworth, and Benjamin Greene. 

COVENTRY. 

Jo.seph Bennet, Jun'r., Silas Wood, Daniel Walker, Nicholas Ide, 
Joab Stafford, Valentine Mors, Robert Love, Benjamin Vaughan 
and Charles Andrew, (son of Charles.) 

EXETER. 

Jeremiah Rogers, Edward Wilcox, William Barber. Jonathan 
Babcock, Jeremiah Austin, (the third,) Thomas Gardner, Jun'r., 
John Potter, Jun'r. and Jeremiah Allen. 

MIDDLETOWN. 

Handley Chipman. 



42 RECORDS OF THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAND [1753, 

' LITTLE COMPTON. 

Thomas Browne!, Jim'r., Giles Pearcc, John Simmons, Noah Stod- 
daid, Isaac Simmonds, Jonathan Records, Ephraim Richmond, 
Wilham Richmond, Jun'r., Perez Richmond, StejDhen Brownel, 
Peavce Brownel, Israel Shaw, Thomas Dring, Constant Church and 
James Bennet. 

CUMBERLAND. 

Jeremiah Arnold, Jonathan Aldrich, Christopher Bullock and 
Daniel Smith, Jun'r. 

EICIIMOND. 

George Lewis, Elisha Babcock and Thomas Kinyon, Jun'r. 



MAY 1st, 1753. 

Whereas all and every of the persons whose names here- 
after follow, have taken the oath or affirmation prescribed 
by the colony law against bribery and corruption in the 
choice of officers in this colony, it is therefoi'e voted and 
lesolved that all and every of them be and tliey are hereby 
admitted to give their votes to choose officers for their re- 
spective towns, and also to give their votes in the choice of 
the j-eneral officers of the o'overnmeut : — 

o o 

NEWPORT. 

Peleg Clarke, John Warren, (son of Joseph,) Vv''illiam Allen, the 
carver, Abraham Brownel. George Burkmaster, Joseph Wanton, 
Jun'r., (son of Joseph,) Thomas Cornel, James Linscomb and 
John Hicks. 

PROVIDENCE. 

John Jfiickes, Jun'r., Clnit;topher Hopkins, Joseph Dexter, John 
bawronce, Grindal Rawsun, Isaac Corey, .Joseph Lawrance, Ezra 
liutchins, Alexander Frazier, Jun'r., Ephraim Wheaton, Jeremiah 



1758. J AND PROVIDEXCE PLAXTATIOXS. 43 

Brown, Noah Whipple, Benjamin Brown, John Hartshorn, Epliruim 
Carpenter, John Sheldon, Thomas Simmons, Nehemiah Allen, Eli- 
sha Greene, Jun'r., Joseph Sweeting, John Sweet, John Scott, Sam- 
uel Angel, Zachariah Eddy, Abr.iham Smith, Job Hawkins, James 
Thurber, Anthony Field, Levi Simmons, John King, Thomas ^lau- 
chester, Jun'n, Josiah Westcot, Elijah Bacon, George Beverly, Jo- 
seph Thornton, Jun'r., David Burr, Joseph Carpenter, Ephraim 
Congdon, Job Sheldon, Israel Gorton, Jun'r., Robert Magill, Ste- 
phen Jackson, George Jackson, Daniel Snow, James Snow, Eziekel 
Williams, Giles Peckham, Isaac Belknap, Cornelius Easton, Jun'r. 
and Peter Stone. 



POPwTS.MOUTH. 

Giles Cook and Peleg Sisson. 

WARWICK. 

Amos Warner, Joseph Greene, John Lippit, Solomon Howard. 
Peleg Ptice, James Converse, James Arncld, (son of Elisha,) and 
Thomas Tibbitts. 

WESTERLY. 

William Smith, William Pendleton, Jun'r., Joseph Greene, Ed- 
ward Eliven, Jun'r., Elisha Clark, Jonathan Wells, John Robinson, 
Thomas Brand, Jun'r., Samuel Champlin, Joseph Clarke, Jun'r., 
William Hiscox, Jun'r., John Burdick and Peter Kinyon. 

SOUTH KIXGSTOWN. 

John Records, Christopher Robinson, George Willson, Oliver 
Helme, Samuel Seagers, Job Card, Francis Tanner, Matthew liob- 
insou, John Crandal, Isaac Sheldon, Job Card, Jun'r., John Doug- 
ks, Jonathan Shearman, Jun'r. and Samuel Hopkins. 

EAST GREENWICH. 

Samuel Tarbor, Fones Whitfovd, Preserved Pearcc, Jun'r., Rob- 
ert Baley, Francis Barker, Nathaniel Briggs, John Roberts. John 
Nichols, Robert Vaughan, John Tarbox. 



44 RECORDS OF THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAND [l753. 

SMITHFIELD. 

Stephen Arnold, Jnn'r., Daniel Aldrich, Joseph Kelly, Benjamin 
Medberry, Richard Sayles, Ilezekiah Sprague, Jacob Smith, Francis 
Herrenden, Philip Loja, John Cumstock, Daniel Mowry, Jun'r., 
Simeon Brown, David Arnold, Jonathan Sayles and David Smith. 

SCITUATE. 

John Colvin, Nathaniel Wells, Ezekiel Westcot and Levi Pres- 
ton. 

GLOCESTER. 

Jonathan Harris, Rufiis Smith, Ephraim Pierce and Ebenezer 
Darling. 

CHARTJi;STOWK 

Samnel Burdick, Salter Putman, Samuel Burdick, Jun'r., Amos 
Lewis, John Stanton and Joseph Willcox. 

WEST GREENWICH. 



CO\T:NTRy. 

Matthew Patrick, Willson Key, Aaron Bowen, Jun'r., Thomas 
Whaley, Samuel Greene, Thomas Waterman, Josias Streeter, Tim- 
othy Gieen and John Greene, (son of Ebenezer.) 

EXETER. 

Jonathan Lewis and Stephen Albro. 

MLDDLETOWX. 

William Turner, Jun'r., Thomas Gould, Jun'r., Thomas Cogge- 
>hall, Jun'r. and William Baily. 

BRISTOL. 

Leveret Hubbard, Samuel Church, Joseph Eddy, Daniel Wal- 
dron, Jonathan Mundav, William Emmorson and Aaron Bourn. 



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LIITLE COMPTON. 

Ichabod Stodard, Eliphalet Davenport, John Bennet, George 
Wood, John Wood, Jun'r. and Nathaniel Pearce. 

TIVERTON. 

Lovet Briggs and Thomas Tabor. 

WARREN. 

William Cole, Nathaniel Peck, Jun'r., Nathaniel Toogood and 
John Davis. 

CUIMBERLAND. 

James Tilson, Andrew Dexter, Ichabod Scott, Jeremiah Scott, 
Elisha Ballon, Benjamin Farrington and Jonathan Gaskill. 

. rr. ;^; RICHMOND, 
David Larkin, Thomas Potter, Jun'r. and John Thomas. 



APRIL 30th, 1754. 

Whereas, all and every of the persons whose names here- 
after follow, have (taken) the oath or affirmation prescribed 
hy the colony law against bribery and corruption, in the 
choice of officers in this colony, it is therefore voted and 
resolved, that all and every of them be and they are hereby 
admitted to give their votes to choose officers for their re- 
spective towns, and also to give their votes in the choice of 
the general officers of the government: — 

NEWPORT. 

Ezra Pope, Thomas Ayies, Clement Peckom, David M'.iucllcm, 
Silas Cook, Francis Hoiiyman, Kobert Cruoke, Benjamin Wick- 
ham, Josc[)h lirown, Benjamin Thurston, Timothy Ingraham, Mat- 
thew Burden, (son of Abraham,) Thomas Rodman, (son of CInrk,) 
Benjamin Atwood, John Lyon, Jun., Valentine Thurston, John 



46 RECORDS OF THE COLONY OF RHODE ISLAND [1754 

Allison, Isaac Stelle, Joshua Saunders, Barzilla Bailey, Thomas 
Melvill, Jun., Thomas George, Anthony Shaw, Jonathan Clarke, 
(gohlsmith,) Benjamin Jefferson, John Cook, Israel Woodward, 
Samuel Greene, Peter Phillips, (merchant,) Joseph Cozzens, Con- 
stant Cook, Ebenezer Trobridge, Jahlecl Brenton, Jun., William 
Paul, Daniel Whitman Hoockey, Lewis Ginedo, Joshua Hacker, 
Thomas Moffatt, John Grelea, Jun., Nathan Chapman, William 
Allen, Eleazer Read, John Tayre, (son of Benjamin^) Benjamin 
Ingrahara, George Gardner,, (son of John,) William Cranston, 
William Thurston Gardner, Elisha Sanford, Jun., Nathaniel Tay- 
lor, Israel Casswell, Joseph Boss, Samuel Hull, Jun., Nathaniel 
Mun.ford, Peter Treby, Timothy Witherly, John M'Daniel, Samuel 
Rhodes, Benjamin Brown, ^aiues Pitman, Samuel Rhodes, (mason,) 
William Pelsue, Joseph Gladding, Jun. and John James, Jun,, (son 
of John, Cord wain er.) 



PROVIDENCE. 

Willian;) Jencks, Thomas Whipple, Eliphalet Philbrook, Mosses 
Smith, Elisha Arnold, John Randall, Jeremiah Brown, Peter Cook, 
Samuel Relph, Benjamin Sprague, Jun., Maturin Bellau, John 
Jencks, Nathaniel Waterman, Edward Sarles, Alexander ]\[accarey, 
Eli.sha Hale, Ichabod Jencks, James Biiggs, Jun., Joseph Manches- 
ter, Josiah Westcot, Jun., Joseph Lockwood, Daniel Abbot, Jun,, 
Jehu Smith, John Kinnicut, Solomon Searle, Consider Luther, Mar- 
tin Salsbury, Nehemiah Smith, Ephraim Whipple, Daniel Smith, 
Jun., Edward Smith, Jabez Pierce, Daniel Whipple, Stephen 
Wright, William Donnison, Jeremiah Westcot, (cooper.) David 
Burr, Josiah Burlinggarae, James Searaons, John Seamons, Simon 
Read, Samuel Read, John Lovet, Nathan Olney, Thomas Perry, 
Amos Hopkins, Jun., John Ormes, Ephraim Cougdon, Thomas 
Field, JuiJ., Joshua Burlinggame, Joseph Smith, George Curlis, 
Simon Smith, Samuel Jackson, John Power, Thomas AVilliams, 
John Cole, Amos Hopkins, John Smith and Jonathan Mowrey. 

PORTSMOUTH. 

John Brightman, George Cornel, (son of Walter,) John Earl, 
George Bruwnwell, Restcom Sanl'ord and Joseph Cundall, Jun"r. 



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WARWICK 



Sion Arnold, John Low, (son of Stephen,) Peter Woiden, Caleb 
Gorton, Thomas Arnold, Nathaniel Hillard, Eleazer Chace, Ste- 
phen Arnold, Benjamin Greene, (son of John,) David Knap, Wil- 
liam Godfrey, Samuel Finney, Samuel Gorton, (son of Samuel) 
and John Stafford. 



WESTERLY. 



Joshua Lanphear, Ezekiel Hall, Christopher Wilbore, William 
Maxson, Daniel Butler, Nathan McCoon, Samuel Larkiu, Joseph 
Hiscox, Samuel Button, Jun. and Timothy Porter. 



NORTH KINGSTOWN. 



Alexander Brown, Jun., Jonathan Card, Joshua Allen, Ebenezer 
Smith, Thomas Eldred (son of William,) Thomas Smith, John 
Huling, Charles Tillinghast, Carey Clarke, Jun., Geoige Vaiighan, 
Benjamin Congdon, (son of Joseph,) Elnathan Sweet, Silvester 
Havens, Silvester Hyams, Matthew Cooper and Matthew Allen. 



SOUTH KINGSTOWN. 



Thomas Rodman, Josepli Knowles, Benjamin Rodman, Benjamin 
Weight, Joseph Seager, Edward Perrey, Gideon Casey, Jeremiah 
Crandall, John Hazzard, Charles Hull, George Babcock, Jun., 
James Gardner, Peter Bos?, Jun., Benjamin Boss, William Wilcox, 
Benjamin Shearman and Freeman Perry. 



EAST GREENWICH. 

Joshua Rathbun, David Sv/eet, George Weaver, William Bently, 
Joseph Carpenter, Josiah Burlingame, Jun., Jose])h Carpenter, 
John Aylsworth, Joseph Corey, Thomas Spencer, (son of Benja- 
,min,) William Bently, George Weaver, Nicholas Spencer, Thomas 
Place, Thomas Place, Jun., Thomas Briggs and George Wightraan. 



JAISIESTOWN. 

Thomas Bently, Isaac Howland and David Greene. 



4S RECORDS OF TUE COLONY O.h^ RHODE ISLAND [1754. 

SMITHFIELD. 

Caleb Smith, Reuben Aldrich, Samuel Cruff, Edmund Jenckes, 
Peter Tillt, Joseph Cumstock, Jonathan Sprague, Hazadiah Cura- 
etock, Jeremiah Arnold, Amos Sprague, Joseph Herrenden, Daniel 
Smith, (son of Elisha,) Abraham Scott, Maturin Ballow, John 
Phillips, Peter Tifft, Caleb Smith, Jonathan Read, Samuel Cruff, 
Nathan Tucker, Joseph Com:?tock, Benjamin Buffum, Edmund 
Jenckes, Benjamin Burton, Benjamin Slocum, Abiah Angel, Jacob 
Arnold, Joshua Lapham, Hazadiah Cumstock, Jun., Richard Plu- 
mer, Enoch Sprague, Robert Woodward, William Staples and 
Daniel iVrnold. 

SCITUATE. 

Robert Potter, Hugh Relph, Nathan Young, Jeremartli Hopkins, 
Isaac Howard, Stephen Foster, Joseph Herrenden, Jun., Enoch 
Place, Nathan Place, Hugh Pray, Stephen Williams, Benjamin 
Wight, tlie third, Thomas Collins, (son of Eleazer,) Joseph Berry, 
Thumas Hill, Jonathan Knight, James Matthewson, Robert Potter, 
Jun., Jabez Relph, Richard Pray, Amos Herrendon, Benjamin 
Vaughan, Robert Williams and Esquire Bucklin. 

GLOCESTER. 

John Wells, Jeremiah Phillips, Jun., Joseph Aldrich, Obadiah 
Lewis, Jeremiah Sweet, Hezokiah Tinckom, Joseph Richardson, 
Goliath Williams, Elij)halet Eddy, Samuel Phetteplace, Reuben 
Coombes, Ebenezer Sailsbury, John Johnson, Joseph Albee, Jere • 
miah Cumstock, Richard Smith, Jun., Joseph Smith, Enoch Smith, 
Nchemiah Bellue, Peter Bellue, Nathaniel Man, Robert Saunders, 
Solomon Smith, John Hunt, Elkanath Shearman, Peter Place and 
Benjamin Thornton, Jun. 

CHARLESTOWN. 

Edward Perry, John Peny, James Congdon, the third, Joseph 
Champlin, John Millard, Jun., William Harvey, John Adams and 
John Adams, Jun. 



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