In this piece, Giorgi describes the life of William Ellery, Jr., a Newporter born in 1727. His life as a young merchant and businessman, his devotion to family life, his interest in scholarship, and his involvement with the Sons of Liberty are all explained in this article.
Giorgi, Nancy Ellen
"Letters of William Ellery: Whig and Federalist,"
Newport History: Vol. 64
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.salve.edu/newporthistory/vol64/iss220/2