Observations upon the government of the United States of America.

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Printed and sold by Samuel Hall, no. 53, Cornhill. , Boston
United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-
StatementBy James Sullivan, Esq. attorney-general of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 23812.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationviii, [1], 10-55, [1] p.
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Open LibraryOL17691527M

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Introduction Special Introduction By Hon. John T. Morgan In the eleven years that separated the Declaration of the Independence of the United States from the completion of that act in the ordination of our written Constitution, the great minds of America were bent upon the study of the principles of government that were essential to the preservation of the liberties which had been.

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