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Image of the poster for the Rhode Island State Archives Thomas Wilson Dorr: Rhode Island's Reform Governor exhibit.Nearly seventy years after the Declaration of Independence, Rhode Island was still governed by the English Royal Charter. Suffrage…


Letter from President Tyler to Governor King regarding the Dorr Rebellion, 1842.Nearly seventy years after the Declaration of Independence, Rhode Island was still governed by the English Royal Charter. Suffrage rights guaranteed under the…


Includes eight images of the pages of the proposed Constitution of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations as adopted by the People's Convention assembled in Providence on November 18, 1841 known as the "People's Constitution."Nearly…

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