Charters and Legislative Documents, Illustrative of Rhode Island History; Showing that the People of Rhode Island, from the Foundation of the State, until their Constitution of 1842, possessed and exercised the rights of Self-Government; and in what manner and under what form of Government they Declared their Independence, in 1776, became a Member of the Confederation of the United States, in 1778, and adopted the Constitution of the United States in 1790

Providence: Knowles & Vose, Printers, 1844.

Price: $225.00

Hardcover. First edition. 68, [2]pp. Contemporary red half calf and marbled papercovered boards titled in gilt. Two pencil owner's name, one of Rhode Island historian Samuel Greene Arnold, and the later name of Cornelia Arnold Rogers, rubbing to the extremities of the calf, foxing in the text, a very good copy.

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Charters and Legislative Documents, Illustrative of Rhode Island History; Showing that the People of Rhode Island, from the Foundation of the State, until their Constitution of 1842, possessed and exercised the rights of Self-Government; and in what manner and under what form of Government they Declared their Independence, in 1776, became a Member of the Confederation of the United States, in 1778, and adopted the Constitution of the United States in 1790