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Office of the Secretary of State Barbara M. Leonard records (1998-22)

Rhode Island State Archives

Rhode Island State Archives
337 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903
Tel: 401-222-2353
Fax: 401-222-3199
email: statearchives@sos.ri.gov

Historical note

The Department of State is the general recording officer and serves as the secretary of the senate; prepares all ballot labels and maintains the central voter registry, keeps all corporate records, registers notaries, administers the commercial code, has custody of the state seal, keeps original copies of all enacted laws and administers the state archives and state library.