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Rhode Island remains not represented in Congress...
Item # 605661
April 16, 1788
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 16, 1788
* United States Constitution
* Rhode Island remains out of Congress
Page 3 has an item concerning Shays' Rebellion: "The reward offered by government for apprehending Shays, Day, Wheeler, and Parsons, by the resolution of Feb. 8th, 1787 is repealed...". Page 3 also has a report from Rhode Island concerning its efforts towards considering the Constitution: "...gave instruction to their deputies...to have the constitution referred to a convention where it could be legally & properly determined...The state of Rhode Island...yet remains unrepresented in the Congress of the United States of America..." with more (see). And there is also content concerning the slave trade (see).
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's