Book Rhode Island and the formation of the Union / by Frank Greene Bates.
Publication year: 1898.
Call Number F79 .B37 1898
Media class: Book
Publisher: New York,
Thesis (Ph.D.) -- Columbia University.
Extent: 221 p. ; 24 cm.
"The work was undertaken in order to ascertain the facts of Rhode Island's action from 1765 to 1790, and, if possible, to explain the fact that Rhode Island so long delayed her ratification of the Federal Constitution" -- Preface.
The colony of Rhode Island and Providence plantations -- A period of harmony -- A period of discord -- The paper money era -- Rhode Island and the constitution.