Acts and enactments, the Constitutional Convention of 1787
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Published by Center for the Study of Federalism, Temple University in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Constitutional Convention

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Rozann Rothman.
SeriesCenter report - Temple University, Center for the Study of Federalism ; no. 6, Center report (Temple University. Center for the Study of Federalism) -- no. 6.
The Physical Object
Pagination139 p. ;
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17753553M

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