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Making our Constitution

Raymond Pitcairn

Making our Constitution

a week-by-week story of the Federal convention of 1787

by Raymond Pitcairn

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Published by Sentinels of the republic in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Constitution

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Raymond Pitcairn.
      ContributionsUnited States. 1787.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK141 1938m
      The Physical Object
      Pagination [20] p.
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6368563M
      LC Control Number38009859
      OCLC/WorldCa1880053


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