Records Relating to Petitions | State Archives Catalog
Petitions submitted by individual citizens, groups, municipalities, political, corporate & religious organizations & entities. Wide array of topics including suffrage rights, slavery, affairs of Narragansett Indians, redress from actions of debt, insolvency & imprisonment, property encroachments & disbursement, establishment of lotteries, public schools, railroads, etc.
Dates: 1725 – 1890
Extent: 93 volumes; 3 record cartons C#0165 & C#0628; 45.0 cubic feet
Types of Materials: hand written manuscripts / typescript; 70 microfilm reels, C#00137
Conditions Governing Access: Finding Aids: typed & 3 x 5 card file name / subject index