Test Act, June 16, 1776

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Title

Test Act, June 16, 1776

Subject

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

Description

Image of the Act requiring General Officers and General Assembly members to subscribe to the Test Act, June 16, 1776.

The Test Act required legislators to adhere and was passed into law by the General Assembly while convened at Newport on June 16, 1776. The Act making the test/oath general occurred the following month.

Creator

Rhode Island. General Assembly

Source

C#00210 – Acts & Resolves of the General Assembly

Publisher

Rhode Island State Archives

Date

1776 June 16

Rights

Copyright is in the public domain unless otherwise specified. We reserve the right to restrict reproduction of materials due to preservation concerns.

Format

jpeg

Language

eng

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Original Format

paper

Citation

Rhode Island. General Assembly, "Test Act, June 16, 1776," in Virtual Exhibits, Item #853, http://sos.ri.gov/virtualarchives/items/show/853 (accessed December 17, 2017).