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|1||Bristol Historical and Preservation Society Subject Files, 1680/1993
The Subject Files files include newspaper clippings, original documents, research notes, and other paper items relating to the specific topic covered by the subject. The Subject Files are broken down into Subject Headings and further into Subject Subheadings.
Repository: Bristol Historical and Preservation Society
|2||D'Wolf Family Papers, 1786/1880 (bulk 1790/1840)
20 cubic feet
The D'Wolf family of Bristol, Rhode Island became Bristol's most prominent family in the period after the Revolutionary war, initially engaging in maritime businesses that include the slave trade, privateering, and whaling. They branched out into many fields that eventually included a rum distillery, banking, an insurance company, a textile factory and sugar and coffee plantations in Cuba. Members of the family assumed positions of political leadership including John, who served in the State Legislature and became a judge, and James, who became a United States Senator.
Repository: Bristol Historical & Preservation Society