THE NEWPORT ANTIQUE BOOKS GALLERY
Antique Books of and about Newport, Rhode Island
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Item # RI 4. A rare and hard to come by Rhode Island State Report of the Debt incurred during the "War of the Revolution" and still being addressed in 1847. "The undersigned, Commissioners appointed at the January Session of the General Assembly, A.D. 1846 to inquire into and report upon the history and character of the registered state debt of this state, and to report the substance of all the past acts and proceedings of the General Assebly upon the subject of said debt, and all other information which may be obtained relative to said debt, to the end that it may be ascertained whether this state is legally or equitably bound to pay said debt or not. . ." 15 Pages long with a number of additional blank pages. Size: app. 5" x 7.5". Condition: outer spine with considerable loss. Outer covets intact. Some foxing and small holes in the blank pages. Price: $150.00.
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