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  • An act to prevent keeping disorderly houses. : To encourage virtue and suppress vice, is the end of government; and nothing tends more directly to obstruct it, than the owners or possessors of houses, permitting any evil practices to be carried on, such as destructive gaming, excessive drinking, shameful lewdness, debauchery, and uncleanness, or dishonest receiving and concealing stolen goods. And to prevent such mischiefs.
Call No:
  • G1157
  • Broadsides 1753 No.1
Imprint Place:
  • [Newport, R.I. :
  • Printed by Ann and James Franklin,
Imprint Date:
  • 1753]
Physical Description:
  • 3, [1] p. ;
  • 33 cm.
Bibliographic References:
  • Alden, J.E. Rhode Island,
  • Evans Reilly, E. Dict. of Colonial Amer. Printers' Ornaments and Illustrations,
  • 133
  • 7110 677, 695, 697, 709
  • Bill of the Rhode Island General Assembly.
  • "March 2, 1753. ... Resolved, that at the charge of the colony, this bill be put into print ..."--p. 3. Imprint supplied by Alden.
  • RIHS copy autograph signed: "A true copy examined by Tho Ward, Secry".
  • Preservation and electronic cataloging for this broadside was made possible by a generous grant from the Rhode Island Society of the Sons of the Revolution, the Rhode Island Society of Colonial Wars, the Rhode Island Society of the Sons of the American Revolution and the General Society of Colonial Wars.
  • Broadside Collection: G 1157
  • MARC Values:

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