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Hoxsie Browning

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Part III in BoP’s Summer Project: A Charlestown Story for Our First Annual Charity Auction

  Note: If you are joining our story now – BoP’s First Charity Auction this year focused on the Hoxsie-Browning Estate and story. We were entrusted by a generous donor with the 18-20th century furniture and decorative objects belonging to one of Charlestown’s first families. When we found a picture of our subject, Ruth Hoxsie-Browning …

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Part II in BoP’s Summer Project: A Charlestown Story for Our First Annual Charity Auction

Note: This past summer BoP auctioned early American furniture and decorative objects belonging to Charlestown’s early family, the Hoxsie-Browning’s. We discovered, in the process of researching furniture provenances, that the people who used them were quintessentially American: strong; innovative; and most of all, resilient.  Two Hoxsie’s; Two Wars Law Men: A Father, an Esquire in …

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A Very Short History of Charlestown, Rhode Island through the Hoxsie-Browning Family

We need your knowledge! Dear Reader, Because we are new to this subject, and not unlike amateur sleuths searching for clues and the end of mysteries, we enjoyed the research involved in compiling the “Four Brief Chapters” about the Hoxsie-Browning Family. We are counting; however, on your input and knowledge in order to increase the …

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