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    1791 Publication of the Acts Passed at the First Session of Congress. Acts Passed at a Congress of the United States of America. Hartford: Hudson and Goodwin, 1791.

    Octavo. 327 pages with 50 blank at the end for notes.

    Full leather with titles stamped in gilt on a morocco spine label. Boards well-worn, especially at the edges. Joints cracked but still attached. Contents tight but toned with foxing throughout. Worthy of professional restoration. Good condition.

    This book is a collection of official Acts passed at the "First Session of the First Congress of the United States", March 4, 1789. The first act passed was "The Constitution of the United States" in its full version, with side notes for quick reference. This early printing of the Acts of the First Congress includes all those passed through March 3, 1791. The appendix to this edition includes printings of the Declaration and the Articles of Confederation along with other extracts from the Journals of the Continental Congress.


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