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Amendments to the Constitution of the United States

Amendments to the Constitution of the United States

submitted for consideration, by Mr. Hillhouse : April 12th, 1808, printed by order of the Senate

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Published by Printed by R.C. Weightman in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Amendments,
  • Presidents -- Term of office -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 16364
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination8 p
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16886229M
    LC Control Number87302565

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