Expand your research by checking out the Rhode Island Online Historical Newspapers here.
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Providence City and Rhode Island Business Directories, Sampson, Murdock, & Co., 1889 - Free (Google Books)
New England Business Directory, Sampson & Murdock, 1916 - Free (Internet Archive)
- Part I (through page 499; Fall River, Massachusetts: Machado, Manuel)
New England Business Directory and Gazetteer, Sampson & Murdock, 1918 - Free (Internet Archive)
- Part I (through page 493; Springfield, Massachusetts: Carroll's Garage)