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No slave to be allowed to enlist in the Continental Battalion until next June 10th, May 1778

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Ordered that Attorney General gather in money due colony for importation of negroes, June 1723

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Owners of slaves to be paid, October 1778

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Petition asking for Equal School Rights, January 1862

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Petition asking for repeal of Statute forbidding the intermarriage of Whites and Blacks, January 1868

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Petition concerning discrimination on account of of race or color in certain cases, January 1870

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Petition for a law protecting school rights, January 1860

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Petition for school equal rights, 1864

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Petition for school equal rights, 1865

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Petition of Citizens of this State for a law regulating the means of Conveyance by railroads, May 1848

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Petition regarding the law forbidding inter-marriage of whites with Negroes, Indians, and Mulatttoes, January 1872

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Petition respecting (abolition of) Slave Trade referred unto next Session, June 1787

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Petition to repeal the law on interracial marriages, 1878

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President John Hancock of the Continental Congress to Governor Cook concerning outfitting of troops, June 20, 1776

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Prohibition against interracial marriage, 1822

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Prohibition against interracial marriage, January 1798

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Quakers were among the religious groups that sought refuge in Rhode Island in the 17th century; many were ardent abolitionists.

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Recruited negroes to be employed on the most dangerous service, March 1778

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Repeal of clause allowing slaves to be brought into the state, February 26, 1784

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Repeal of the law prohibiting interracial marriage, March 1881

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Report of RI Delegate to Continental Congress on Blacks and Federal Rule of State Apportionment, August 1785

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Report of the Select Committee On Petitions relating to the Abolition of Slavery, 1839

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Resolved to consider the Petition of the Friends (Quakers) to abolish slavery, December 1783

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RI Continental Congress Delegates William Ellery and Stephen Hopkins to Governor Cooke, June 8, 1776

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Sale of real estate to settle debts, August 1747

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Sheriff of King's County to take possession of slaves purchased by J. Rice, August 1779

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