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[Rhode Island]:

DECEMBER, 1774. 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 WARRANS ISSUED BY HIS HONOR THE GOVERNOR, AT PROVIDENCE, WITHIN AND FOR SAID COLONY, ON THE FIRST MONDAY IN DECEMBER, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD, ONE THOUSAND, SEVEN HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-FOUR, AND FIFTEENTH 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 JOSEPH WANTON, ESQ; GOVERNOR. THE HONORABLE DARIUS SESSIONS, ESQ; DEPUTY-GOVERNOR.

Printed by Solomon Southwick, [Newport: 1775] Caption title [as issued]. pp 125-156 [lacking final page 157 (which includes 5 lines of text, the closing, and the imprint); provided in facsimile]. Folio, stitched, untrimmed. Embossed seal affixed to top left corner of title page. Lightly spotted. In manuscript at head of title page: 'To Joseph Cranoal Esq.' Very Good. Acts establish Military Companies, with the names 'Scituate Hunters', 'Train of Artillery', 'Providence Fusiliers', and 'North Providence Rangers'. Other matters addressed include regulation of the Militia, purchasing cannons and other firearms and supplies for the Colony, and appointment of delegates to represent the Colony in General Congress. Evans 13571. Alden 616. NAIP 033944 [5].


Book Id: 21706

Price: $250.00

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