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Act for the incorporation of Jamestown, 1678

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Act for the incorporation of Jamestown, 1678
Act for the incorporation of Jamestown, 1678

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

Aggregate proceedings of the legislature initially meeting as General Courts; Courts of Commissioners & Courts of Trial. Includes copies of various Indian deeds, memorandums respective of early land conveyances, codification of laws, proceedings of the governor & council, acts & resolutions passed, elections of general, civil & military officers, petitions heard, appropriations & appointments granted, establishment of committees, reports relative or ordered, etc. Initial volumes (1646 – 1669) inconsistent chronologically & contain meetings as early 1641 and late as 1671. Volumes 13 through 29 mislabeled as series overlaps into statehood period

Dates

  • 1678

Language of Materials

From the Series:

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special restrictions unless otherwise specified.

Extent

From the Series: 13.15 Cubic Feet (29 volumes)

Repository Details

Part of the Rhode Island State Archives Repository

Contact:
33 Broad Street
Providence RI 02903 USA
401-222-2353