The affairs of Rhode-Island. A discourse delivered in the meeting-house of the First Baptist Church, Providence, May 22, 1842. Second edition. Francis Wayland.

The affairs of Rhode-Island. A discourse delivered in the meeting-house of the First Baptist Church, Providence, May 22, 1842. Second edition

Providence: B. Cranston & Co. and H. H. Brown. Second Providence edition, 8vo, pp. 32; original printed brown wrappers; old library stamps on front wrapper and title page; front wrapper loosening; good. Wayland, a moral philosopher, was the president of Brown University who took a dim view of Dorr's efforts to broaden suffrage. The pamphlet was summarily reviewed by John Bolles in "The Affairs of Rhode Island", being a Review of President Wayland's "Discourse"; a Vindication of the Sovereignty of the People, and a Refutation of the Doctrines and Doctors of Despotism. Not in American Imprints which cites only the Boston edition of the same year; Bartlett, p. 105; not in Sabin. Item #55269

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