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Inaugural motorcade of President Lyndon Johnson, Washington DC, January 20, 1965. Images include dignitaries Governor Nelson A. and Happy Rockefeller of New York, Governor John M. Dempsey of Connecticut, Governor John A. Volpe of Massachusetts and…


Image of President Ronald Reagan shaking hands with Governor J. Joseph Garrahy, 1984.See also:Governor J. Joseph Garrahy (1930 - 2012), Records of, 1970-1985


A photograph of Governor Garrahy and his family meeting President Jimmy Carter outside of Air Force One, 1979.See also:Governor J. Joseph Garrahy (1930 - 2012), Records of, 1970-1985


August 4, 1981

To Governor Joe Garrahy

Thank you for your kind invitation to visit
you and Margherite in Rhode Island.

While we appreciate this offer of hospitality
very much, Rosalynn and I will be out of the
country and will not be able…


October 29, 1979

To Governor Joe Garrahy

I enjoyed the warm hospitality extended
to me today. It was good to see you
and Margherite.

I appreciated this opportunity to
visit with the citizens in Providence, and
to be with you for the…


To His Excellency,
The Governor of the State of Rhode Island,
Providence.

Washington, March 16, 1861.

Sir:

I transmit an authenticated copy of a Joint Resolution
to amend the Constitution of the United States, adopted…


To the General Assembly of the State of
Rhode Island & etc.

Gentlemen
Supported by the patriotic exertions and pleasing approbation of my fellow Citizens, for a long series of years, in important, critical, and highly interesting situations, I…


Washington City
February 1803
Sir,
In compliance with a request of the House of Representatives of the United States as well as with a sense of what is necessary, I take the liberty of urging on you the importance and indispensable…


Mount Vernon April 3d 1797

Sir,

I have been favored with
your letter of the 10th of March, enclosing
an Address from the General Assembly
of the State of Rhode Island & ect.-
I now beg leave to transmit,
through your hands, my answer…


October 29, 1979

To Governor Joe Garrahy

I enjoyed the warm hospitality extended to me today. It was good to see you and Margherite.

I appreciated this opportunity to visit with citizens in Providence, and to be with you for the plenary…


Image of President John F. Kennedy with Governor John H. Chafee’s children, Lincoln and Tribbie, 1961.See also:Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.Chafee, John H., 1922-1999Chafee, Lincoln D., 1953-


Image of President Lyndon B. Johnson at his Inauguration in January 20, 1965. See also: The short film Inauguration of President Johnson (1965) is available for free download at the Internet Archive President Johnson 1965 Inaugural Address on YouTube


Image of President John F. Kennedy aboard the U.S.S. Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. DD 850, during the President's visit to the America’s Cup Races in Newport, R.I. on September, 1962. See also: Image of Governor J. Joseph Garrahy at America's Cup…


The Providence Journal
Providence, Rhode Island, Wednesday, November 9, 1960

[Headline] Kennedy Elected, R.I. Plurality 112,336; Pell Wins by 153,929, Notte by 54,557; Fogarty, St. Germain Congress Victors

[Article Title] Sweep by Kennedy Is…


Dated Washington July 3d 1862
Rec’d, Providence July 3 1862, 12 o’clock, 25 min.
To Wm. Sprague

{Private & Confidential}

My dear Sir.
I should
not want the half of three
hundred thousand new troops
if I could have them now.
If I…


City Point, Va. Feb. 14th 1865.

His Excellency,
James Y. Smith,
Governor of Rhode Island,

Sir,
Your letter of the 9th inct. enclosing me a copy of "Resolution of thanks", passed by the Legislature…


Southern Commercial Convention

In conformity with the Action of the Southern Commercial Convention, at the meeting held in Louis=ville, Ky. Octbr. 12" 1869. The annual Session of the Convention will be held at Cincinnati O. commencing , Tuesday…


Image of the inauguration of Ronald Reagan as 40th President of the United States on January 20, 1981.


Image of President Dwight D. Eisenhower playing golf in Newport, R.I., September, 1957.


Image of California Governor Ronald Reagan and Rhode Island Governor John H. Chafee, Lt. Governor Joseph H. O’Donnell and Attorney General Herbert F. DeSimone, c. 1968