An Act to provide for ascertaining the condition of the public schools in this state and for the improvement and better management thereof:
Passed October session, 1843
People and Places:
Rhode Island (creator), Fenner, James, 1771-1846 (creator), Titus, Jonah, b. 1796 (former owner)
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Contains notice by the governor of the appointment of Henry Barnard to ascertain and
report on the condition of the schools; the notice is entitled: To the people of Rhode Island
and is dated at Providence, Dec. 16, 1843.
Richmond, William E. (William Ebenezer), 1786-1873 (creator)
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At head of text: Address by Wm. E. Richmond, Esq. The original of this address, and
the accompanying extracts, may be found in the editorial articles of the Manufacturer's and
farmer's journal, edited by William E. Richmond, Nov. 27th, Dec. 11th and 18th, 1820, and
Jan 11th, 1821. ..
Urges reform of qualifications for suffrage and asserts right of the people to form a
First line: The late adoption of a written constitution.