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The American's Guide: The Constitutions of the United States of America, with the Latest Amendments; also the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, with the Federal Constitution, and Acts for the Government of the Territories

The American's Guide: The Constitutions of the United States of America, with the Latest Amendments; also the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, with the Federal Constitution, and Acts for the Government of the Territories

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The American's Guide: The Constitutions of the United States of America, with the Latest Amendments; also the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, with the Federal Constitution, and Acts for the Government of the Territories

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Philadelphia: William McCarty, 1813. Hardcover. Very Good -. "Printed by William & David Robinson, Trenton." [4], 380 p.; 18 cm. Contemporary full tree calf with six spine compartments between gilt rules. Leather label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title "American's Guide." Handwritten paper labels with red borders over third and sixth compartments with title and printing information. Oval stamp on front fixed endpaper and p. 100: Historical Society of Montgomery County, Historical Hall, Norristown, Pa. Title vignette of a version of the Great Seal of the United States. Contents: Declaration of Independence -- Articles of Confederation -- Constitution of the United States -- of New Hampshire -- of Massachusetts -- Charter of Rhode Island -- Account of the Constitution of Connecticut -- Constitutions of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Vermont, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Louisiana -- Ordinance for the government of the Territory Northwest of the river Ohio -- An act providing for the Government of the Territory Northwest of the river Ohio -- An act to divide the Territory Northwest of the river Ohio -- An act concerning the District of Columbia -- An act supplementary to the same -- An act additional and amendatory to the same. The Philadelphia edition is not in Early American Imprints (Shaw-Shoemaker), although Trenton and New York imprints for 1813 are present. In Very Good- Condition: lacking 3-cm. leather at head of spine; edges rubbed; light foxing and browning throughout; otherwise clean and tight.

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The American's Guide: The Constitutions of the United States of America, with the Latest Amendments; also the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, with the Federal Constitution, and Acts for the Government of the Territories
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Hardcover
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William McCarty
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date Published
1813
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American History; History & Politics;

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