RG 001/RG 001.03. General Assembly, 1776-
Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:
Televised recordings of general assembly proceedings.
Registry of civil commissions. Record of commissions officers elected by militia companies.
The Colony of Rhode Ialand census includes city or town, name of head of household, number of males and females under 16 and over 16, race, total per household. This material has been microfilmed, see C#00153.
Bills and receipts for various expenditures for the repair of the Washington County Court House that were approved by the General Assembly.
Dockets of cases to be tried before the General Assembly lists plaintiffs and defendants and the session of the General Assembly. Some gaps.
Town returns of "freeman" admitted & men chosen to act as Deputies in the General Assembly
Engrossed acts for the period 1856-7 (hand written in most cases).
Legislation remaining in commitee, held for further study, tabled or failed passage
Floor Amendments Approved June 6,7,8, and 9, 1994 by the House of Representatives in Acting Upon 94-H9326 Substitute A
Floor Amendments Approved June 6, 7, 8 and 9, 1994 by the House of Representatives in Acting Upon 94-H-9326 Substitute A An Act Making Appropriations for the Support of the State for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1995.
French and Indian Wars put together by former archivist. Subjects vary widely. There is a table of contents in the front of each volume. Subjects include: accounts of Fort Schuyler, Ontario, Stanwix, George, accounts of the Committee of War, lists ofmen involved in the Canadian expedition, papers related to the CrownPoint expedition. This material has been microfilmed.
Function: To record attendance of members of the House and Senate. Contents: Names of legislators, dates of sessions, legislators attendance.
Senate volume also contains a stack of milage affidavits for the Senators.
Communications received from various colonial, state, federal or military officials, municipalities, individual citizens, religious groups or organizations as relating constitutional issues, boundaries, pending legislation, revenue & tarrifs, resignations or commission acceptences, lotteries or other matters of national or local importance.
Committee records and failed legislation as transferred from established committees (Judiciary, Corporations, Labor, Health Education and Welfare, etc.) for the prior two (2) year legislative session.
Annual numerical sequence of bills submitted by both houses of the Rhode Island legislature (text only). No supporting documentation, annotations or committee stamps.
The General Assembly Proceedings scrapbooks include volumes containing clippings from local newspapers pasted in chronological order in scrapbooks. Articles describe proceedings of the General Assembly as well as other news relative to the General Assembly, or its members.
Records received or reviewed by the General Assembly during sessions engaged. Includes reports, petitons and published reports.
Function: To record information on a Senate Committee pertaining to the enlistment of George E. Smith. Contents: Testimony before a committee of the state sentate investigating the enlistment of George E. Smith into the United States army. Smith was a minor enlisted from a reform school to serve during the Civil War. Included: name of person testifying, name of interrogator, date of testimony, transcript of the conversation between the two parties.
"Book of Records Containing the Acts and Orders made By the Governor and Councill Both General & Perticular Since the First of May 1667"
The 1824 Gyles copy of the Rhode Island Colony Records consists of one volume of records that were copied by Charles Gyles and others from original colonial records.
Journals of the Rhode Island Legislature
Transcript of testimony taken at a public hearing into the management of the state home and school. Includes names of legislators, attorneys, and witnesses called to testify, dates of hearing: place of hearing. Volumes I and II.
This series contains photographs of the Speaker of the Rhode Island General Assembly, House of Representatives, Harry F. Curvin. Images include other Rhode Island elected official and notables from the period 1951-1963.
Newspaper clippings and handwritten notes concerned with meetings of the Joint Special Committee Constitutional Changes. The committee concerned itself with issues concerning the relocation of the railroad tracks and terminal in the city of Providence. Accounts include dates and places of meetings, names of members of the committee, names of the people testifying, reporters optinion of the action taking place.