The Affairs of Rhode-Island. A Discourse Delivered at the Meeting-House of the First Baptist Church, Providence, May 22, 1842 [Cover title: Dr. Wayland's Discourse on the Affairs of Rhode-Island]. Francis WAYLAND.

The Affairs of Rhode-Island. A Discourse Delivered at the Meeting-House of the First Baptist Church, Providence, May 22, 1842 [Cover title: Dr. Wayland's Discourse on the Affairs of Rhode-Island]

Providence: B. Cranston & Co. and H.H. Brown, 1842. Third Edition. Address delivered by Brown University's president on the recent Dorr Rebellion, during which the local middle class, led by Thomas Wilson Dorr, organized an unsuccesful bid to expand enfranchisement in the state--at the time voters were required to be white, male, and own at least $134 in property. Wayland argued that citizens should adhere to the established authorities. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's dark salmon card wrappers printed within double-rule; 32pp. Wrappers chipped and a bit worn, evidence of having been previously separated and recently re-stapled, some light soiling, contemporary gift inscription on title page, very occasional pencil underlining, else Good to Very Good.

Price: $125.00

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