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Image of the cover page of the official record of the State Constitution of 1842.
The constitution was ratified in November 1842 after the Dorr Rebellion, and the constitution became effective in May 1843.


Images of the 1852 publication of State Constitution of 1842.


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."