Some of the historic documents at the Varnum Memorial Armory Museum are more interesting than incredibly important.
For example, here we have a 1797 dated arrest warrant for East Greenwich resident, Thomas Howland, for not paying his fine and late fee ($2.22 total) for skipping out on parade duty as a member of the Kentish Guards!
An arrest warrant! Apparently, the 18th-century EG Parade Committee didn’t mess around.
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