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U.S. Colonial Laws: Rhode Island

This guide lists sources of laws of the original thirteen colonies.

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Acts and laws of the English colony of Rhode-Island and Providence-Plantations, in New-England, in America: made and passed since the revision in June, 1767. Compared and corrected by the Secretary.

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Also available full text online in the HathiTrust Digital Library at this record

 

 

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[Act 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 ... [1747-June 1776]

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The Charter and the Acts and laws of His Majesties Colony of Rhode-Island, and Providence-Plantations in America, 1719 : a facsimile reprint / with a bibliographical and historical introduction by Sidney S. Rider

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Records of the colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in New England.  Printed by order of the General Assembly.  Ed. by John Russell Bartlett, secretary of state. Providence: A.C. Greene and Brothers, state printers, 1856-65. 10 v.

There are copies full text online at the Internet Archive:

 

v. 1

 

v. 2

 

v.3

 

v. 4

 

v. 6

 

v. 7

 

v. 8

 

v. 9

 

v. 10

 

There are also volumes full text online at Google Books:

 

v. 4

 

v. 5

 

v. 6

 

v.9

 

Available to Borrow from OhioLINK

Records of the colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, in New England.  Printed by order of the General Assembly.  Ed. by John Russell Bartlett, secretary of state. Providence: A.C. Greene and Brothers, state printers, 1856-65. 10 v.

 

There are copies available to borrow from other OhioLINK libraries at:

Record 1

Record 2