The Constitutions of the United States; According to the Latest Amendments, To Which are Prefixed the Declaration of Independence and the Federal Constitution.
The Constitutions of the United States; According to the Latest Amendments, To Which are Prefixed the Declaration of Independence and the Federal Constitution.

The Constitutions of the United States; According to the Latest Amendments, To Which are Prefixed the Declaration of Independence and the Federal Constitution.

Philadelphia: Wm. Duane, 1806. Hardcover. Includes all the state constitutions of those states that existed at the time (Thomas Jefferson's presidency). Also includes several Acts at the back of the volume, including one concerning the Louisiana Purchase (An Act erecting Louisiana into two Territories, and providing for the temporary Government thereof). Published by William Duane, who was editor of the Philadelphia "Aurora," a Democratic-Republican newspaper; he later became Secretary of the Treasury under Andrew Jackson. 8vo, 307 pp. Original tan leather boards, rubbed especially at edges. Gilt title on spine (Constitutions) with gilt rules rubbed and worn. Front cover detached. Internally, pages toned and scattered light fox spotting. A few pencil notations inside front and back covers. Good +. Item #12064

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