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John Revelstoke Rathom

John R. Rathom was an Australian-born American journalist, editor, and writer based in Rhode Island and employed as the editor of The Providence Journal and The Evening Bulletin at the height of his career. In 1906, Rathom applied for work at The Providence Journal and won the post of managing editor. Stephen Olney Metcalf, publisher

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Samuel Casey

Samuel Casey (1724-1773) was born in Newport, the descendant of Thomas Casey, an Irishman who allegedly fled his country in the 1640s to escape English persecution. Little is known of Casey’s early life or his training for the craft of silversmithing other than an apprenticeship to Jacob Hurd in Boston. In 1745, he was admitted

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