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

Boston: William D. Ticknor, 1842. First Boston edition, 8vo, pp. 32; original printed terracotta wrappers; lightly soiled, else near fine. 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. American Imprints 5062; Bartlett, p. 105 citing the second edition which was published in Providence. Item #55353

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