Documents of political foundation written by colonial Americans
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Published by Institute for the Study of Human Issues in Philadelphia .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Constitutional history -- United States -- Sources.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Donald S. Lutz.
ContributionsLutz, Donald S., Institute for the Study of Human Issues.
LC ClassificationsKF4502 .D64 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 474 p. ;
Number of Pages474
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2543851M
ISBN 100897270665
LC Control Number85025604

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