The Bill of Rights and Rhode Island by Patrick T. Conley, © 1991 | State Archives Catalog
Scope and Contents: The Bill of Rights and Rhode Island, Rhode Island: Laboratory for the “Lively Experiment” by Patrick T. Conley. Published by Madison House, 1991. 39 pages. Fourteen individual essays discussing the complexities of local and regional interests that shaped the debate over individual rights and the eventual adoption of the Bill of Rights.