Voting in Provincial America: A Study of Elections in the Thirteen Colonies, 1689-1776
The book provides the first comprehensive analysis of the election system in the thirteen colonies. It describes in clear-cut fashion what provincial politics was about, who ran for office and why, how candidates were nominated and elected, how balloting took place, who could and did vote, and why they did so.
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Certified Freemen in Five Rhode Island Towns 1755
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