Rhode Island repudiation: or, the history of the Revolutionary debt of Rhode Island. In three chapters ... Second edition. John W. Richmond.
Rhode Island repudiation: or, the history of the Revolutionary debt of Rhode Island. In three chapters ... Second edition

Rhode Island repudiation: or, the history of the Revolutionary debt of Rhode Island. In three chapters ... Second edition

Providence: Sayles, Miller & Simons, printers, 1855. 8vo, pp. xvi, 208; 4 folding facsimiles plus another in the text; contemporary half red diced russia over marbled boards, gilt-lettered direct on spine; cracks in the spine, extremities worn, upper cover neatly rehinged; good and sound. John Wilkes Richmond (1775-1857) was a prominent Rhode Island physician who is "chiefly remembered for his conspicuous endeavor, during the latter part of his life, to secure the payment of the Revolutionary debt of Rhode Island" which repudiated the debt in 1844 (DAB). Parks 881 noting that the first edition was published under the title History of the Registered State Debt of Rhode Island. Bartlett, p. 232; Sabin 71148. Item #57005

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