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Colony of Rhode-Island, &c. In General Assembly, May session, 1776.

Colony of Rhode-Island, &c. In General Assembly, May session, 1776.

An act repealing an act intituled, "An act for the more effectual securing to His Majesty the allegiance of his subjects in this his colony and dominion of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations;" and altering the form of commissions, of all writs and processes in the courts, and of the oaths prescribed by law.

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Published by Printed by John Carter in [Providence .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Loyalty oaths -- Rhode Island.,
  • Rhode Island -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAct repealing an act intituled, "An act for the more effectual securing to His Majesty ...
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 15056.
    ContributionsRhode Island.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16686586M

    That the laws of the Colony shall begin in the following style, viz. " Be it enacted by the Council and General Assembly of this Colony, and it is hereby enacted by authority of the same: " that all commissions, granted by the Governor or Vice-President, shall run thus-" The Colony of New-Jersey to A. B. &c. greeting: " and that all writs shall. First General Assembly (law-making assembly of freemen) met at St. Mary's City. Proprietary vessels clashed with those of William Claiborne (c. ). , Sept. 8. A Relation of Maryland published by Jerome Hawley and John Lewger (London).

    On May 4, , the Rhode Island General Assembly repealed the statute of , thus discharging the inhabitants of the colony from allegiance to the King. The name of the King was ordered stricken from all commissions, writs, civil processes and civil proceedings, and in place thereof inserted as a substitution "The Governor and Company of the. INTRODUCTION. From to the people of Rhode Island were governed under a Royal Charter granted by King Charles II of England. This was a remarkable document for its era since it created an amazingly liberal and democratic frame of government, far .

    FOURTH OF JULY IN RHODE ISLAND.; Reception of the Declaration in Rhode Island Struck the First Blow--Bishop Clark's Oration--The First Regatta-- "Yale" Wins the Prize--Ecclesiastic and Civic. What happened on May 4, Browse historical events, famous birthdays and notable deaths from May 4, or search by date, day or keyword.


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Colony of Rhode-Island, &c. In General Assembly, May session, 1776 Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rhode Island declared its independence two months before the other 12 colonies got around to formally breaking ties with King George III. On May 4,the General Assembly of the Colony of Rhode Island declared its absolute independence from Great Britain. The members voted nearly unanimously, thus making Rhode Island the first independent sovereign [ ].

Colony of Rhode-Island, &c. In General Assembly, May session, an act repealing an act intituled, "An act for the more effectual securing to His Majesty the allegiance of his subjects in this his colony and dominion of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations ; " and altering the form of commissions, of all writs and processes in the courts, and of the oaths prescribed by law.

Get this from a library. Colony of Rhode-Island, &c. In General Assembly, June session, an act permitting inoculation for the small-pox to be practised in this colony.

[Rhode Island.]. On May 4,Rhode Island, the colony founded by the most radical religious dissenters from the Puritans of Massachusetts Bay Colony, becomes the first. Book/Printed Material State of Rhode-Island, &c. In General Assembly, February session, A.D.

An act submitting to the consideration of the freemen of this state, the report of the convention of delegates for a constitution for the United States, as agreed on.

Rhode Island: [Acts and resolves] At the General Assembly of the governor and company of the English colony of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations in New-England in America, begun and held at South-Kingstown within and for said colony, on the last Wednesday in October [], in the twenty-first year of the reign of his most Sacred Majesty.

The State of Rhode Island General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Rhode Island.A bicameral body, it is composed of the lower Rhode Island House of Representatives with 75 representatives, and the upper Rhode Island Senate with 38 senators.

Members are elected in the general election immediately preceding the beginning of the term or in special elections called to fill President of the Senate: Dominick J.

Ruggerio (D). At the second sessions of the General Court held at Boston 1776. book New-England. Whereas it hath pleased his Most Excellant Majesty our gratious King, by his letter bearing date the twenty seventh of April, to signifie his royal pleasure, that the authority of this his colony of Massachusets in New-England, do give forth orders that the oath of allegiance as it is by law established within his.

Records Of The Colony Of Rhode Island And Providence Plantations, In New England: [Island, Rhode] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Records Of The Colony Of Rhode Island And Providence Plantations, In New England: Author: Rhode Island.

The governments of the Thirteen Colonies of British America developed in the 17th and 18th centuries under the influence of the British the Thirteen Colonies had become the United States, the experience under colonial rule would inform and shape the new state constitutions and, ultimately, the United States Constitution.

The executive branch was led by a governor, and the. At the General Assembly of the governor and company of the English colony of Rhode-Island, and Providence Plantations, in New-England, in America; begun and holden by adjournment, at East-Greenwich, within and for the colony aforesaid, on the last Monday in February, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty-four, and fourth of the reign of His Most Sacred Majesty Pages: APA citation style: Connecticut General Assembly.

() At a General Assembly of the Governor and company of the Colony of Connecticut, holden at Hartford, on the second Thursday of May.Whereas the General Assembly of this Colony, have at this session, enacted, that one regiment or battalion o. Title: Records of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in New England: Volume 8 of Records of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in New England, John Russell Bartlett Volume 8 of Records of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in New England: Printed by Order of the General Assembly, Rhode Island.

The Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations was one of the original Thirteen Colonies established on the east coast of America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean.

It was an English colony from untiland then a colony of Great Britain until the American Revolution inwhen it became the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations (commonly known simply as Rhode Island).Capital: Providence, Newport.

Although Warwick was not included in the charter, its residents participated in the first recorded meeting of the colony's general assembly at Portsmouth in May Rhode Island continued to be a safe haven for religious refugees, which was one reason why the Massachusetts and Plymouth colonies constantly threatened the settlement.

The organization of the Militia in colonial Rhode Island was established by law. Five county regiments and the number of companies in each town were specified. Annually the General Assembly approved the locally elected officers for the trained bands (companies of militia) at its session in May or the next session in June.

Records of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in New England: Printed by Order of the General Assembly, Volume 3 [John Russell Bartlett, Rhode Island] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters. William Greene, Efq; his Account with the Colony of Rhode-IJland. May To Amount of Cafh you received of the General-Treafurer, as /w Account, to wit: Jan. Cafh, — — / £ O O May Ditto, — — o o 33° o ° To Cafh you received of Capt.

Cafey, 62 14 7 £ 39 2.H 7 Ci. May   In Februarythe General Assembly strengthened a law permitting a Quaker to be exempt from military service if the clerk of the local monthly meeting certified to the head of the military in the local district that the man was a member of the Society of Friends.

The Assembly clarified that such men were also exempt from paying fines or providing substitutes. The ten volume set Records of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations in New England was compiled in the mid's by Rhode Island Secretary of State, John Russell Bartlett.

Originally settled in the 's as four settlements (Providence, Newport, Portsmouth, and Warwick), the idea that Rhode Island would or should be a single.

Council of War established by Act of the General Assembly, Decem “ to do, act, and transact, all and every thing and matter for the well being and security of this state, and the United States in general; That they make and ordain all such rules, orders & regulations, for the well governing, ordering, disciplining, clothing and supplying the army, now raised, or that may be.Records of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in New England: Printed by Order of the General Assembly, Volume 2 Rhode Island A.

C. Greene and Brothers, state printers, - .In May of Barton would be appointed Brigade Major of the two State Troop Regiments in R.I. (Richmond's and Lippitt's Regiments)Joseph Jencks Smith, "Civil and Military List of Rhode Island.

", Preston and Rounds Co., It was Major Barton who planed and led the daring raid that captured the British General Richard Prescott from.