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Rhode Island:

MARCH, 1776. AT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE GOVERNOR AND COMPANY OF THE ENGLISH COLONY OF RHODE-ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS, IN NEW-ENGLAND, IN AMERICA, BEGUN AND HOLDEN [IN CONSEQUENCE OF WARRANTS ISSUED BY HIS HONOR THE GOVERNOR] AT EAST-GREENWICH, WITHIN AND FOR THE SAID COLONY, ON MONDAY THE EIGHTEENTH DAY OF MARCH, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-SIX, AND SIXTEENTH OF THE REIGN OF HIS MOST SACRED MAJESTY GEORGE THE THIRD, BY THE GRACE OF GOD, KING OF GREAT-BRITAIN, AND SO FORTH. PRESENT, THE HONORABLE NICHOLAS COOKE, ESQ; GOVERNOR. THE HONORABLE WILLIAM BRADFORD, ESQ; DEPUTY-GOVERNOR...

Printed by John Carter., [Providence, RI: 1776] 291-346 pp [lacking page 347]. Folio, stitched, untrimmed. Embossed seal affixed to top left corner of title page [light stain from seal running through top blank corner of text]. Title page and untrimmed edges lightly dustsoiled. Scattered foxing. But for the absent page, Very Good. Many military issues, including a Memorial to General Washington and several pages concerning the "Act for purchasing Two Thousand Arms for the Colony, &c." and the "Act for encouraging the fixing out and authorizing armed Vessels to defend the Sea-Coast of America, and for erecting a Court to try and condemn all Vessels that shall be found infesting the same." Evans 15045. Alden 650.


Book Id: 21675

Price: $250.00

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