Petition of Henry J. Duff, and others, for an alteration of the State constitution

to the honorable General Assembly of the State of Rhode Island, at their May session, A.D. 1846.
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ContributionsRhode Island. General Assembly. House of Representatives. Committee on the Petition of Henry J. Duff, and Others. 1847.
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Get this from a library. Petition of Henry J. Duff, and others, for an alteration of the state constitution: to the honorable General Assembly of the State of Rhode Island, at their May session, A.D. [Henry J Duff; Rhode Island. General Assembly.]. Petition of Henry J. Duff, and others: for an alteration of the State constitution: to the honorable General Assembly of the State of Rhode Island at their May session, A.D.

[Henry J Duff; Sylvester G Sherman; Rhode Island. General Assembly. House of Representatives. Committee on the Petition of Henry J. Duff, and Others.].

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