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Dorr Rebellion- Governor order to destroy bridges

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Title

Dorr Rebellion- Governor order to destroy bridges

Subject

Dorr Rebellion, 1842.

Description

Order from Rhode Island Governor Samuel W. King to destroy all bridges over the Blackstone River, if necessary to suppress the Dorr Rebellion.

Creator

King, Samuel Ward, 1786-1851

Publisher

Rhode Island State Archives

Date

1842 June 28

Format

jpeg

Language

eng

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Text

Executive Department
Prov. June 28th 1842
You will destroy in any way you
may think proper all the bridges
over the Blackstone river if necessary
in your opinion for the safety of the
State
Sam[uel] W King

Original Format

paper

Citation

King, Samuel Ward, 1786-1851, "Dorr Rebellion- Governor order to destroy bridges ," in Virtual Exhibits, Item #298, http://sos.ri.gov/virtualarchives/items/show/298 (accessed April 20, 2014).