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GRANTED BY KING CHARLES II,
JULY 8, l663, AND IN FORCE UNTIL THE CONSTITUTION, ADOPTED IN NOVEMBER, l842, BECAME OPERATIVE ON THE FIRST TUESDAY OF MAY, l843.
CHARLES the Second, by the Grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland,…


Image of a newspaper clipping discussing the Royal Charter Box.See also: Royal Charter 1663 C#0204 – Rhode Island Colony Records, 1646– 669, Part II, pp. 178 - 179 C#0260 – Proceedings of the General Assembly of Rhode Island, Vol.…


Images of the Royal Charter Seal box. Boxes used to transport the Royal Charter and Seal from England. The remainder of the box that held the rolled document has not survived. (Preston Collection photograph, 1930, C#858)See also: Royal Charter 1663…


GRANTED BY KING CHARLES II,
JULY 8, l663, AND IN FORCE UNTIL THE CONSTITUTION, ADOPTED IN NOVEMBER, l842, BECAME OPERATIVE ON THE FIRST TUESDAY OF MAY, l843.
CHARLES the Second, by the Grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland,…


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.See Also:Dorr Rebellion - Map of Road…


Image of the delegates in assembly at the 1986 Constitutional Convention.See also: Constitutional Convention (1986)


Images of the 1852 publication of State Constitution of 1842.See also: Journal of the Convention Assembled to Frame a a Constitution for the State of Rhode Island, at Newport, September 1842Constitutional Conventions (1841 - 1842)Constitutional…


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."See…


Image from Governor John H. Chafee's inauguration following his re-election as Governor in 1965.See also:University of Rhode Island Rhode Island Political Papers - John H. Chafee, Governor of Rhode Island, United States Secretary of the Navy, Mss.Gr.…


Image of the opening of Route 95 at Thurbers Avenue in Providence.See also:Department of Transportation


Image of Governor John H. Chafee at the opening of Route 95 at Thurbers Avenue in Providence.See also:Department of Transportation


Image of Governor John H. Chafee at the opening of Route 95 at Thurbers Avenue in Providence. See also:Department of Transportation


Image of Memorial Ceremony dedicating World War I monument at Pawtucket Post #4.See also: World War I - Statements of Military Service World War I - Bonus Cards, 1921Adjutant General - Correspondence Received (1790 - 1915)Adjutant General - Letters…


Image of Patrick Conley, Chair of the RI Bicentennial Commission, with children.See also: Rhode Island's Road to Liberty by Patrick T. Conley and Albert T. Klyberg, © 1987The Bill of Rights and Rhode Island by Patrick T. Conley, ©…


Image of Governor Philip W. Noel, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh during the RI Bicentennial celebrations in Newport, 1976. The Queen visited Newport in July 1976 for the Bicentennial celebration. She dined on the HMS…


Image of children in a carriage during the RI Bicentennial celebrations, 1976.See also:Colonial Rhode Island by Alice Collins Gleeson, 1926Rhode Island Colony Records, 1646 - 1851Constitutional Conventions (1841 - 1842)Declaration of Independence -…


Image of Governor Philip W. Noel, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh during the RI Bicentennial celebrations in Newport, 1976. The Queen visited Newport in July 1976 for the Bicentennial celebration. She dined on the HMS…


Image of the RI 1976 Bicentennial emblem.See also:Colonial Rhode Island by Alice Collins Gleeson, 1926Rhode Island Colony Records, 1646 - 1851Constitutional Conventions (1841 - 1842)Declaration of Independence - William J. Stone Printing,…


Image of Governor Frank Licht during RI Bicentennial celebrations in 1976.See also:Colonial Rhode Island by Alice Collins Gleeson, 1926Rhode Island Colony Records, 1646 - 1851Constitutional Conventions (1841 - 1842)Declaration of Independence -…


Image of Governor John O. Pastore serving as engineer on the Merci Train. The Merci Train comprised forty-nine box cars: one for each state, with Washington D.C. and Hawaii sharing a car. Each was packed with gifts from the citizens of France to…