CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF RHODE-ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS. AS ADOPTED BY THE CONVENTION, ASSEMBLED AT PROVIDENCE, NOVEMBER, 1841

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Providence: Knowles and Vose Printers, 1842. 27, [1 blank] pp. Stitched, untrimmed, uncut. Outer leaves tanned and lightly dustsoiled. Signed in type by Henry Y. Cranston, President of the Convention; Thomas A. Jenckes, Secretary; Henry Bowen, Secretary; and Walter W. Updike, Assistant Secretary. Very Good. Known as the Landholders' Constitution, because only owners of real estate and their eldest sons were allowed to vote for delegates to the Convention. Bartlett 90. Sabin 70571.


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