Act officially naming the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, July 19, 1776

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Title

Act officially naming the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, July 19, 1776

Subject

United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.

Description

Image of Act No.5 a vote of the lower house declaring title of this government to be the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations – read & concurred with this amendment that the said Act and the Act approving the Resolution of Congress declaring the United States free and independent States to be published in the next Newport Mercury & Providence Gazette – concurred Friday, July 19th 1776 (C#00244 – Journal of the Senate, 1771-1777).

Creator

Rhode Island. General Assembly

Source

C#00244 – Journal of the Senate, 1771-1777

Publisher

Rhode Island State Archives

Date

1776 July 19

Rights

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Language

eng

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Text

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

Plantations.

                                                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.

Original Format

paper

Citation

Rhode Island. General Assembly , "Act officially naming the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, July 19, 1776," in Virtual Exhibits, Item #850, http://sos.ri.gov/virtualarchives/items/show/850 (accessed November 23, 2017).