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Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft relates the devilish activities and pranks of demons, witches and other supernatural creatures. Need help getting rid of a pixie? How about those troublesome werewolves? This book is a collection of letters from Sir Walter Scott to his son-in-law, J.G. Lockhart. Click to read more about the supernatural in the nineteenth century.

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The Redwood Library’s extensive 3M eBook catalog grants patrons access nearly 800 titles in popular fiction, mystery and non-fiction. Here, the Redwood Staff recommend a few must-read titles.

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Abraham Redwood (1709-1788), founder of the Redwood Library, made his fortune on a sugar plantation in Antigua. By his mid-thirties, he was able to retire as the second wealthiest man in the colonies, and chose Newport as his home. Click to learn more about the founding father of the Redwood Library.

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Attributed to an eighteenth century English book binder, the "disappearing" fore-edge painting reached its peak in the early nineteenth century. Thanks to the generosity of our members, another beautiful fore-edge book was recently donated to the library.

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The Redwood Library’s extensive 3M eBook catalog grants patrons access nearly 800 titles in popular fiction, mystery and non-fiction. Here, the Redwood staff recommend a few must-read titles.

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Violinist and composer Bernhard Molique (1802-1869) was born into an amateur musical family in Nuremburg, Germany. His father was a non-salaried town musician who tutored the child prodigy on various instruments, most importantly the violin which the young Molique gravitated towards; so much so that at the age of 14 he was briefly tutored by the then-renowned violinist and composer Louis Spohr.

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