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Dorr, Thomas Wilson (1805-1854) Thomas Dorr papers, relating to Dorr's rebellion [decimalized]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05757 Author/Creator: Dorr, Thomas Wilson (1805-1854) Place Written: Rhode Island Type: Header Record Date: 1842-1843 Pagination: 10 items

People: Dorr, Thomas Wilson, 1805-1854

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Dorr RebellionRebellionGovernment and CivicsState ConstitutionElectionPoliticsSuffrage

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