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The book gives the essential story of each major clause of the Constitution as the arguments went in , and it is a page-tuner. But every word is true, and, as noted, well-researched. (less)/5. Constitution of the Pennsylvania Society. "A MORAL CRUSADE": FIRST EDITION OF THE EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE CONSTITUTION OF THE PENNSYLVANIA SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY, PUBLISHED WITH BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AS ITS FIRST PRESIDENT. (SLAVERY) (FRANKLIN, Benjamin). A thorough treatment of the days of the Constitutional Convention of This book was described as a "favorite" of Professor Akhil Reed Amar in the afterward of his book America's Constitution: A by: Constitution and by-laws of the Law Society of Philadelphia by Law Society of Philadelphia (Pa.), , Printed by order of the Society edition, Microform in English.
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