LIBERTY STOCK. ISSUED BY THE AUTHORITY AND UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE DEMOCRATIC STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF RHODE-ISLAND, PURSUANT TO RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED AT PROVIDENCE, SEPTEMBER 26, 1844. THIS SCRIP ENTITLES THE BEARER TO PAY TEN CENTS TO CANCEL A FINE IMPOSED BY THE SUPREME COURT OF SAID STATE OF MARTIN LUTHER... WHO WAS SENTENCED TO PAY A FINE OF FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS... FOR SERVING AS MODERATOR AT A TOWN MEETING UNDER THE PEOPLE'S CONSTITUTION APRIL 18, 1842; ALSO TO ENABLE SAID MARTIN LUTHER TO PROSECUTE HIS SUIT AT LAW, NOW PENDING BEFORE THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES, IN WHICH IS INVOLVED THE GREAT NATIONAL QUESTION WHETHER SAID CONSTITUTION ... WAS OR WAS NOT RIGHTFULLY ADOPTED. [SIGNED IN TYPE] WALTER R. DANFORTH, CHAIRMAN... PROVIDENCE, SEPT. 27, 1844

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