To the adopted citizens of Rhode Island [electronic resource] : At a meeting of your "leaders," held at their rooms on North Main Street, on the evening of April 1st, the following preamble and resolutions were unanimously adopted ... Resolved, that the adopted citizens of Rhode Island do support unanimously and with vigor, the following ticket: for governor, Timothy F. Neville, native of Waterbury, Connecticut,--no property qualification. For lieutenant governor, Isaac B. Lawrence, of Newport, born in Cornwall, England. For secretary of state, James Michael Cosgrove, born in Providence,--no property qualification. For general treasurer, Peter Anthony Sinnott, born in Lunensburg, Nova Scotia,--no property qualification. With such a ticket, the adopted citizens cannot fail. Relying on your patriotic engergy ... the people will before mid-night of the 6th of April, proclam ... the well earned reward of your energy. ...
- [Providence] : [publisher not identified], 
- Physical Description:
- 1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) ; 41 x 28 cm
- Additional Creators:
- O'Flanagan, Jeremiah S.
- Signed: Jeremiah A. O'Flanagan, secretary., Between the winter of 1861 and April 1864, a group organized by Peter A. Sinnott, known as the adopted citizens, campaigned for equal rights for foreign-born citizens. Hayman, R.W. Catholicism in Rhode Island and the Diocese of Providence 1780-1886, 1982, p. 154., Issued in April 1864. The Providence journal of April 2, 1864, reported that a convention of adopted citizens met at the Court of Magistrates room, College St., Providence, on April 1, 1864, but did not adopt a ticket. This broadside suggests that the "leaders" afterwards retired to their own rooms where the resolutions and ticket were adopted., Printed area measures 31.9 x 19.0 cm., and AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2005. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (American broadsides and ephemera. First series ; no. 11890).
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