Providence: Printed by B. F. Moore for A. H. Stillwell, 1844. Second edition (added material). Hardcover. 16mo; pp; xii, (iii), 16-345, (i), errata; frontispiece portrait of Thomas Dorr; navy blue cloth decorated in blind, black spine label lettered in gilt;. spine chipped at top with loss of cloth; internally clean and complete;. Item #17728
Ascribed to Frances Green. A thorough and sympathetic evaluation of the Dorrites and their political movement for democracy in Rhode Island; especially important for discussion of the constitutional issues of legislative authority as allegedly derived from King Charles's Charter of 1663. Along with Mowry's modern history, a cornerstone of Dorr Collections. This Second Edition has added material in an Appendix entitled "A Sketch of the Life and Character of Thomas Wilson Dorr.