Second Ward. For Delegates to the Peoples' Convention of October 4th
In July of 1841 the Rhode Island Suffrage Association called for a people's constitutional convention to frame a constitution to replace the Royal Charter of 1663. Throughout the state delegates were elected to convene in convention in October. This ballot was used for the election of delegates from Providence's second ward. All candidates on this ballot were elected including the rebellion's namesake Thomas Wilson Dorr. Broadside RB1076 1841, Sidney S. Rider Collection, John Hay Library, Brown University.