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Rhode Island & Providence Plantations 

 

1640 Providence Agreement

1641 RI Agreement

1643 Providence Patent

1663 RI Charter

1663 Carolina Charter

1665 Carolina Charter

1776 Act Repealing An Act...

1790 Seixas Letter to President  George Washington

1790 President George Washington to the Touro Synagogue

 

 

Modern Era

 

United States Constitution

United States Bill of Rights

Jefferson's letter to Danbury Baptists

 

Early Modern Agreements, Declarations, Letters, and Other Documents

 

1215 Magna Carta

1509 Henry VII Letter Patent - John Cabot

1534 Henry VIII Supremacy

1660 Declaration of Breda

 

 

 

Current Scholarship & Bibliography

 

Bilder, M S; The Transatlantic Constitution; Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you know of other early documents that should be included in this virtual library, please suggest them to James Wermuth of the Society @ JohnClarkeSociety@cox.net