Petitions to the General Assembly finding aid, 1783-1890 (PDF Document, 898.94 KB)
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Petitions to the General Assembly finding aid
Manuscript petitions drafted and signed by citizens of the state and presented to the General Assembly. Arranged chronological by subject. Topics include temperance, expansion of suffrage, slaughter houses, repeal of the Providence City Charter and the release of Thomas Wilson Dorr.
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