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Images of the United States Constitution as Ratified by Rhode Island on May 29, 1790. The Rhode Island Convention authorized by act the General Assembly approved January 17, 1790, "An Act for calling a Convention, to take into Consideration the …

Image of the cover page of the official record of the State Constitution of 1842. The constitution was ratified in November 1842 after the Dorr Rebellion, and the constitution became effective in May 1843.

Image of the delegates in assembly at the 1986 Constitutional Convention.See also: Constitutional Convention (1986)

Images of the 1852 publication of State Constitution of 1842.See also: Journal of the Convention Assembled to Frame a a Constitution for the State of Rhode Island, at Newport, September 1842Constitutional Conventions (1841 - 1842)Constitutional…

To His Excellency,
The Governor of the State of Rhode Island,

Washington, March 16, 1861.


I transmit an authenticated copy of a Joint Resolution
to amend the Constitution of the United States, adopted…

Department of State
15 May 1804


I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of
the ratification, by the Legislature of Rhode Island, of the Amend-
ment to the Constitution of the United States, relative to the
election of President…

Washington, Dec. 13, 1803


At the request of the Senate and H. of Rep. of
the United States, I transmit to you a copy of an article of amend
ment proposed by Congress to be added to the constitution
of the United States respecting the…

Congress of the United States begun and held at the City of New York, on Wednesday the fourth of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine.
The Conventions of a number of the States, having at the time…

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