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1727    First Rhode Island printing press established in Newport by James Franklin.

1729    Washington County organized.    

1732    Colony first newspaper, Rhode Island Gazette, issued at Newport by James Franklin.

1735    Redwood Library established in Newport.

1738    Charlestown incorporated as a Town.

1741    West Greenwich incorporated as a Town.

1743    Exeter incorporated as a Town.

1747    Richmond incorporated as a Town.



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