Act officially naming the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, July 19, 1776
- Act officially naming the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, July 19, 1776
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July 20, 1776 To the House of Magstr.
Gent. Be it Enacted that for the future the State and Title of the
Government in all Acts and Instruments whether of a public or
private nature shall be The State of Rhode Island and Providence
Voted & past
& ordr. J. Lyndon, Cler.
In the Upper House
Read the same Day and concurred with the addition that this Act and
The Act approving the Declaration of the General Congress declaring the
United States of American free and independent States b published in the next
Newport Mercury and Providence Gazette.
By order Henry Ward Secry.
Concurred & ordr. J. Lyndon Cler.