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Image of remnant sections (6) of original wax seal accompanying King Charles II Royal Charter


Whereas by an Ordinance of the Lords & Commons, now assembled in Parliament bearing Date the Second day of November Anno: Dom:1643 Robert Earl of Warwick is Constituted and ordained Govr. in Chief, and Lord high Admiral of all those Islands and other…


November 24, 1663
Royal Charter received & noted in Proceedings of the General Assembly

General Court of Commissioners held at Newport.
Charter presented by Captain George Baxter. Court adjourned to 8:00 a.m. the following to give way for…


Transcription of Colonial Charter:

GRANTED BY KING CHARLES II,
JULY 8, l663, AND IN FORCE UNTIL THE CONSTITUTION, ADOPTED IN NOVEMBER, l842, BECAME OPERATIVE ON THE FIRST TUESDAY OF MAY, l843.
CHARLES the Second, by the Grace of God, King of…


GRANTED BY KING CHARLES II,
JULY 8, l663, AND IN FORCE UNTIL THE CONSTITUTION, ADOPTED IN NOVEMBER, l842, BECAME OPERATIVE ON THE FIRST TUESDAY OF MAY, l843.
CHARLES the Second, by the Grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland,…


Image of a newspaper clipping discussing the Royal Charter Box.


Images of the Royal Charter Seal box. Boxes used to transport the Royal Charter and Seal from England. The remainder of the box that held the rolled document has not survived.
(Preston Collection photograph, 1930, C#858)


GRANTED BY KING CHARLES II,
JULY 8, l663, AND IN FORCE UNTIL THE CONSTITUTION, ADOPTED IN NOVEMBER, l842, BECAME OPERATIVE ON THE FIRST TUESDAY OF MAY, l843.
CHARLES the Second, by the Grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland,…


GRANTED BY KING CHARLES II,
JULY 8, l663, AND IN FORCE UNTIL THE CONSTITUTION, ADOPTED IN NOVEMBER, l842, BECAME OPERATIVE ON THE FIRST TUESDAY OF MAY, l843.
CHARLES the Second, by the Grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland,…