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

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

Providence: B. Cranston & Co. and H. H. Brown, 1842. First Providence edition, 8vo, pp. 32; original printed brown wrappers; back wrapper a little chipped and becoming loose; some soiling; very 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 citing the second edition which was also published in Providence. Item #55270

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