Rhode Island First Day of Issue Covers
Ratification of the Constitution - Rhode Island Bicentennial
Issued May 29, 1990 in Pawtucket, RI - Scott #2348
Stamp Design is the Old Slater Mill in Pawtucket, RI

The cover is a Masonic cover by Edsel and honors Lt Colonel William Barton who was instrumental in the capture of the British General William Prescott. In an exchange of Prisoners of War, Prescott was exchanged for Charles Lee. Barton was a member of the St. Johns Masonic Lodge in Providence, RI.

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