Roger Williams Decoded – April 30, 2013

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In the John Carter Brown Library is a book, the margins of which are filled with a mysterious code, or shorthand, long believed to be the writing of Roger Williams, the seventeenth-century theologian and founder of Rhode Island. Although the shorthand went undeciphered for over three hundred years, in 2012, a team of Brown University undergraduate researchers, with the support …

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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: The Marcus Aurelius statue at Lincoln Field, with Sayles Hall in the background. College Hill, Providence, Rhode Island. Photo © h ssan See more of h ssan’s photos of Brown in their Architecture of Brown University Flickr photoset. Photo (cc) kd1s