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Published by Louisiana state university press in University, La .
Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • United States. Constitutional Convention,
  • Constitutional history -- United States -- Sources.

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Edition Notes

Statementa rearrangement of Madison"s notes, giving consecutive developments of provisions in the Constitution of the United States, supplemented by documents pertaining to the Philadelphia convention and to ratification processes, and including insertions by the compiler, by Arthur Taylor Prescott ...
ContributionsMadison, James, 1751-1836, United States. Constitutional Convention
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK146 .P7
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 838 p.
Number of Pages838
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6421953M
LC Control Number41018407
OCLC/WorldCa183573

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