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T. W. Dorr

T. W. Dorr

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Description
Thomas Dorr, elected as a Representative to the Rhode Island General Assembling in 1834, was concerned about the lack of universal suffrage for white males. After meeting in 1834, the state did not act of voting rights. After a new state consititution was written, Dorr was elected as Governor.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
associated date
04/03/1842
06/25/1844
depicted (sitter); quoted
Dorr, Thomas Wilson
producer
Baillie, James S.
distributor
Sowle & Shaw
maker
Baillie, James S.
Sowle & Shaw
place made
United States: New York, New York City
made at
United States: New York, New York City
sold
United States: Massachusetts, Bedford
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
black; blue; gray (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 10 in; 35.56 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
2015.0196.01
accession number
2015.0196
catalog number
2015.0196.01
Credit Line
Rose
subject
Rhode Island
Voting and Property Rights
Politics
Elections
Dorr's Rebellion
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Political and Military History: General History
Princeton Posters
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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